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Iran News in Brief – October 3, 2020

The Shah Mosque is a mosque located in Isfahan (Iran) on the south side of Naghsh-e Jahan Square. It was built during the Safavid dynasty. The coronavirus dead toll in Isfahan reached 5,684

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UPDATE: 3:30 PM CEST

Rouhani today: Germany announced a -5.2% economic growth. Our economic growth will be better than that

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Khamenei’s representative vows to make streets “unsafe” for Iran women

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Maryam Rajavi: My deepest sympathies go out to the bereaved families of victims of the Coronavirus across Iran

Isfahan University of Medical Sciences: The daily number of COVID-19 cases has exceeded 1,500. Ilam University of Medical Sciences: With the unprecedented increase in the number of hospitalized patients, the province experienced its worst day.

My deepest sympathies go out to the bereaved families and relatives of the Coronavirus victims from Tehran to Isfahan, East Azerbaijan, Khuzestan, Qom, Lorestan, West Azerbaijan, and the four corners of Iran.

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Sometimes, there are just no words…

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Iranian Resistance in the International Media

During the past week, numerous Western and Arab media outlets covered the Iranian Resistance’s activities in its quest for regime change and establishment of democracy in Iran. These media coverages were over the activities of the Iranian Resistance Units, an internal network of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK), and the recent transatlantic conference by the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), as well as the NCRI’s other events. Some of these media outlets also published articles either by the Iranian Resistance or in support of its quest for regime change.

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Iran Regime’s Terrorism Using Diplomatic Covers and Infiltration Tactics

State terrorism and using traitors or those expelled from the Resistance’s ranks are methods of the Iranian regime to pursue its terrorism and silence the voice of any opposition abroad. The Iranian regime uses a demonizing campaign to prepare the ground for its terrorist operations. The main target of the regime’s demonizing campaign and subsequent terrorist operations are the members and supporters of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) and National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI).

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UPDATE: 9:00 AM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 450 Cities Surpasses 114,300

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Friday, October 2, 2020, that the number of Coronavirus death toll in 450 cities across Iran exceeded 114,300. The number of victims in Tehran is 27,071, Khorasan Razavi 8,474, Khuzestan 7,433, Isfahan 5,684, Mazandaran 5,412, Lorestan 5,052, Qom 5,020, Gilan 4,621,East Azerbaijan 3,888, Golestan 3351, Alborz 3,155, Hamedan 3,032, Kermanshah 2,528, Bushehr 1,695, Semnan 1,561, Yazd 1,541, and Central Province 1,490.

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Iran: Ongoing Activities of MEK Resistance Units and Defiant Youths and Their Impact on Society

Last week, Iran witnessed growing activities by the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran’s (PMOI/MEK) “Resistance Units” and the defiant youths. These activities show the resistance’s capability and indicate the society’s restiveness.

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Iran opens direct fire on 21 Kurd border porters, “kolbars”, in September

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Iran: Abhorrent conditions reported from the Greater Tehran Penitentiary

Greater Tehran Penitentiary

Prison guards of the Greater Tehran Penitentiary on September 30 forcibly relocated political prisoners arrested during the November 2019 uprising in Hall Two of the facility’s Unit Five section, reports indicate. A new report obtained from inside Iran shows that the conditions in this prison are abhorring, especially for the political prisoners.

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The escalating Covid-19 crisis in Iran

Over 113,500 people have died of the novel coronavirus in 450 cities checkered across all of Iran’s 31 provinces, according to reports tallied by the Iranian opposition People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK)

The coronavirus outbreak in Iran has become a national disaster and the country is facing a growing number of deaths rising by the hour. Until today, Iranian regime President Hassan Rouhani attempted to cover up the reality and portray the situation as normal. Now that he is no longer able to do this, he is constantly seen blaming the people for the outbreak.

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Stories of Women’s Resistance – The 1988 massacre

Fereshteh Akhlaghi knows virtually each and everyone of the martyrs of the Iranian Resistance

In the second part of the Stories of Women’s Resistance, Ms. Fereshteh Akhlaghi recounted the moving story of two sisters who were executed together during the 1988 massacre in Isfahan. They were PMOI members, Farahnaz Ahmadi, 20, and Fariba Ahmadi, 22.

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No salaries for nurses in Iran despite explosive spread of the Coronavirus

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Why Iran’s Regime Tries To Influence Global Media To Demonize Opposition MEK?

Since shortly after the Iranian Revolution of 1979, Iran’s theocratic regime has faced serious challenges from the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK). The MEK, contributed to the overthrow of Shah Pahlavi. When mullahs hijacked the revolution, the MEK was on the frontline demanding freedom and justice for people.

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Activities of Resistance Units and MEK Supporters – Call To Protest for Freedom

Last week, on the anniversary of the September 27, 1981 bloody crackdown of protests in Iran, Resistance Units and supporters of the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK/PMOI) wrote graffiti and posted placards and leaflets in various places, highlighting the Iranian people’s aspirations for the overthrow of the religious dictatorship ruling in Iran and the establishment of freedom and democracy.

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Iran news in brief, October 3, 2020

Iran news in brief, October 3, 2020

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Saturday, October 3, 2020, marks the 322nd 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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