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Iran News in Brief – October 21, 2020

Azadi Square is a mainly green city square in Tehran, Iran. It hosts at its centerpiece the Azadi Tower. Tehran Province suffers from a high coronavirus spread so that the coronavirus death toll in this province has reached 30,751
Azadi Square is a mainly green city square in Tehran, Iran. It hosts at its centerpiece the Azadi Tower. Tehran Province suffers from a high coronavirus spread so that the coronavirus death toll in this province has reached 30,751

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UPDATE: 5:00 PM CEST

Online conference: Iran Regime’s Terrorism in Europe – EU Obligations | October 22, 2020 14:30 PM CEST

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The latest news about the situation of the political prisoner Soheil Arabi

Political prisoner Soheil Arabi told his family in a phone call that he has been taken to the Revolutionary Guards’ Ward 2A in Evin Prison, where intelligence agents are free to subject prisoners to inhumane conditions with impunity. He had been held incommunicado in Rajai Shahr Prison for nearly 1 month. The IRGC has filed a new case against him on the charge of “propaganda against the state.” He told his family that his interrogation in Ward 2-A may take 2 months.

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Maryam Rajavi trailblazing the road to gender parity in a free Iran

UPDATE: 9:30 AM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 458 Cities Exceeds 128,000

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, that the Coronavirus fatalities in 458 cities had exceeded 128,000. The number of victims in Tehran is 30,751, Khorasan Razavi 9,687, Isfahan 6,692, East Azerbaijan 4,544, West Azerbaijan 3,631, Golestan 3,631, Mazandaran 5,747, Hormozgan 1,640, Hamedan 3,373, Yazd 1,881, Alborz 3,533, Fars 3,371, Kermanshah 2,778, Kurdistan 2,296, North Khorasan 2,179, Kerman 1,973, Semnan 1,922, Bushehr 1,525, Ardabil 1,458, Qazvin 1,248, and Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari 977.

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The Iranian regime paid its supporters to protest on Tuesday against the woman who rode a bike in Isfahan

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Iranians hold over 9 protests to express economic woes

Iranians held at least nine protests in two days to express their economic woes specially to demand their unpaid wages.

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Activist Teacher Mohammad Habibi Denied Prison Leave Despite Eligibility

Mohammad Habibi
Mohammad Habibi

Activist teacher Mohammad Habibi is deprived of going on prison leave despite having served one-third of his sentence. Mr. Habibi is presently detained in ward 2 of the Great Tehran Penitentiary (GTP).

In 2018, the Revolutionary Court of Tehran sentenced him to 10.5 years in prison and 74 lashes. As a supplementary punishment, he is also banned from any social activities for two years.

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Parastoo Jalili, a 13-years old girl, took her own life because of poverty

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Iran news in brief, October 21, 2020

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Wednesday, October 21, 2020, marks the 334th 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

Read moreLatest News in Brief – October 20, 2020