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Iran News in Brief – October 17, 2020

Chaghah hill in Lorestan – Head of Ibn Sina Nurabad Hospital in Lorestan: The third wave is more deadly than the previous ones, the ICU ward is full, and we see Coronavirus patients die every day.

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UPDATE: 2:30 PM CEST

Amnesty – Iran: Prisoner of conscience Soheil Arabi was transferred out of Greater Tehran Central Penitentiary on 18 Sept 2020

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Workers of the Lamerd Petrochemical Co. in Fars Province (Iran), went on strike

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UPDATE: 9:30 AM CEST

Iran’s New Centers To Continue Nuclear Activities

NCRI-US Deputy Director, Alireza Jafarzadeh, using a power point presentation, showed maps, graphs, and charts of the covert organization as well as names of individuals involved in the Iranian regime's nuclear program - October 16, 2020
NCRI-US Deputy Director, Alireza Jafarzadeh, using a power point presentation, showed maps, graphs, and charts of the covert organization as well as names of individuals involved in the Iranian regime’s nuclear program – October 16, 2020

The National Council of Resistance of Iran’s (NCRI) United States representative office in a press conference on Friday revealed details of the Iranian regime’s new centers to continue nuclear activities. In addition, the NCRI revealed the regime’s attempts for destroying all the evidence of their nuclear activities.

NCRI reveals: Iran’s New Centers To Continue Nuclear Activities - October 16, 2020

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Iran: The Staggering Number of Coronavirus Victims in 458 Cities Exceeds 124,800

Iran, coronavrirus update - October 16, 2020

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Friday, October 16, 2020, that the Coronavirus death toll in 458 cities had exceeded 124,800. The number of victims in Tehran is 29,941, Khorasan Razavi 9,350, Isfahan 6,519, Mazandaran 5,622, Gilan 4,861, East Azerbaijan 4,423, West Azerbaijan 3,487, Alborz 3,418, Hamedan 3,313, Fars 3,271, Kermanshah 2,738, Kurdistan 2,231, Kerman 1,913, Yazd 1,721, Ardabil 1,438, Qazvin 1,218, Zanjan 1,185, and South Khorasan 944.

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Iran news in brief, October 17, 2020

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Saturday, October 17, 2020, marks the 336th day since the beginning of the nationwide Iran protests.

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) has identified 755 of the more than 1500 protesters killed by the regime so far.

Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) has called on the United Nations to urgently send an international fact-finding mission to Iranian prisons to meet with the detainees.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE UPRISING:

Number of uprising cities: 191

Number of martyrs: At least 1500

Number of injured: More than 4,000

Number of detainees: More than 12,000

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