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Iran News in Brief – October 24, 2020

Gorgan is the capital city of Golestan Province, Iran. It lies 30 km (19 mi) away from the Caspian Sea. Golestan Province has a population of 1.8 million. Unfortunately the coronavirus death toll in this province has reached 3,666

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UPDATE: 3:30 PM CEST

Iran: Impeachment of Rouhani or Khamenei’s Whole System?

Iranian regime Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei

Members of the Iranian Parliament (Majlis) affiliated to the supreme leader Ali Khamenei, frequently call for President Hassan Rouhani‘s impeachment. However, they are unable to answer the demands of their constituencies. It seems that when they are exposed to the anger and hatred of the Iranian people, they have no choice but to address the rival and attack each other. They pursue to change the direction of the compass needle against each other.

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A widow prostitutes to provide water for her children, commits suicide

A widow prostitutes to provide water for her children. The heartbreaking news shocked Iranian society.

The state-run media in Iran cited a deputy in the mullahs’ parliament speaking during parliamentary debates.

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UPDATE: 10:00 AM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 460 Cities Exceeds 130,900

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Friday, October 23, 2020, that the Coronavirus death toll in 460 cities had exceeded 130,900. The number of victims in Tehran is 31,511, Khorasan Razavi 9,857, Khuzestan 8,078, Isfahan 7,072, Mazandaran 5,782, Lorestan 5,628, Qom 5,435, Gilan 5,041, East Azerbaijan 4,626, West Azerbaijan 3,741, Golestan 3,666, Alborz 3,623, Hamedan 3,500, Fars 3,431, Kerman 2,035, Semnan 1,942, Central Province 1,827, Hormozgan 1,655, Ardabil 1,473, Zanjan 1,235, and South Khorasan 1,014.

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Alireza Jafarzadeh: Iran’s regime uses cyber army to interfere in U.S. elections

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Farangis Mazloum Soheil Arabi’s mother, sentenced to 18 months in prison

Farangis Mazloum

The Revolutionary Court of Tehran sentenced Farangis Mazloum Soheil Arabi’s mother, to 18 months in prison.

The Revolutionary Court of Tehran informed Ms. Mazloum’s lawyer of this verdict on October 20, 2020. She received a one-year sentence on the charge of “assembly and collusion with the intention of committing crime through contacting the People’s Mojahedin Organization.”

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Iranians take to Twitter to commemorate 1500 slain protesters on Nov. 2019 anniversary

Iranian Twitter users spoke out yesterday, on the first day of the Persian month of Aban, to commemorate 1500 slain protesters and those arrested during November 2019 protests when gasoline prices tripled overnight. Since last year, the protests have become known as “the Aban protests” in Iran.

The hashtags #آبان# آبان‌ـ‌خونین and #آبان‌ـ‌ادامه‌ـ‌دارد meaning “bloody Aban” and “Aban will go on” were used to post images of protesters injured and killed in last year’s protests and demand accountably for the regime.

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Iran news in brief, October 24, 2020

Iran news in brief, October 24, 2020

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Saturday, October 24, 2020, marks the 337th 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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