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Iran News in Brief – October 25, 2020

A school in Sistan and Baluchestan Province in the southeast of Iran. The population in Sistan and Baluchestan Province are facing untold social and economic problems because of longstanding deprivation and poverty because the regime’s leaders have looted their share of Iran’s wealth. The coronavirus death toll in this Province has reached 3,571
A school in Sistan and Baluchestan Province in the southeast of Iran. The population in Sistan and Baluchestan Province are facing untold social and economic problems because of longstanding deprivation and poverty because the regime’s leaders have looted their share of Iran’s wealth. The coronavirus death toll in this Province has reached 3,571

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UPDATE: 4:00 PM CEST

Cruel murder of a young man in Mashhad by the State Security Force

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UPDATE: 10:00 AM CEST

Iran: The Staggering Number of Coronavirus Fatalities in 460 Cities Exceeds 131,700

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced this afternoon, Saturday, October 24, 2020, that the number of Coronavirus fatalities in 460 cities had exceeded 131,700. The number of victims in Tehran is 31,751, Khorasan Razavi 9,892, Isfahan 7,172, Lorestan 5,678, East Azerbaijan 4,656, Hamedan 3,545, West Azerbaijan 3,773, Alborz 3,653, Sistan and Baluchestan 3,571,Fars 3,451, Kermanshah 2,833, Kurdistan 2,366, Kerman 2,050, Yazd 1,981, Bushehr 1,567, Qazvin 1,322, Ilam 1,089, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari 1,012, and Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad 964.

Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)
October 24, 2020

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In memory of 1,500 who fell for freedom in November 2019 protests

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Khamenei opts to curb civil liberties over solving Iran’s many crises

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Unable to deal with Iran’s growing poverty, economic crisis, and the COVID-19 epidemic that has ravaged the country, the regime’s Supreme Leader has opted to increase suppression to intimidate Iranians into silence and prevent protests. In their Friday sermons, Khamenei’s representatives lashed out against civil liberties, including “lack of hijab” and “dog walking”, once again signaling where the regime’s priorities lie.

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Arbitrary arrests in Iran target female civil and student activists

From left: Somayyeh Kargar, Elham Samimi, Nahid Taghavi, Bahareh Soleimani
From left: Somayyeh Kargar, Elham Samimi, Nahid Taghavi, Bahareh Soleimani

Arbitrary arrests in Iran target civil and student activists – Intelligence agents arrested a number of civil and student activists on October 16, 2020. They included Elham Samimi, Bahareh Soleimani, Somayyeh Kargar, and Nahid Taghavi.

Elham Samimi is a student of anthropology at Tehran University.

Somayyeh Kargar is a graduate student of philosophy from Tabriz University. She was arrested at home. She is a Kurdish civil activist.

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Inhumane treatment of injured woman in Abadan led public outrage

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Sunday, October 25, 2020, marks the 338th 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 moreIran News in Brief – October 24, 2020