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Iran News in Brief – October 30, 2020

The Bazar of Arak, Iran. Arak is the capital of Markazi Province. Arak hosts several industrial factories inside and within a few kilometers outside the city and is a major industrial city of Iran. Therefore, the population in this city suffer from air pollution.
The Bazar of Arak, Iran. Arak is the capital of Markazi Province. Arak hosts several industrial factories inside and within a few kilometers outside the city and is a major industrial city of Iran. Therefore, the population in this city suffer from air pollution.

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UPDATE: 3:30 PM CEST

Iranian SSF raided and demolished several homes

October 30, 2020 state’s security forces raided and demolished several homes in Haji-Abad in Hormozgan Province. It awaked a serious outcry by the inhabitants, objecting the state’s claim that their houses have been built unlawfully. The police have beaten and arrested the youth and women were insulted and crushed.

واکنش یک زن شجاع در هرمزگان در اعتراض به تخریب خانه‌های مردم: تف به غیرتت رهبر بی..

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Fox News: Pentagon leaders targeted by potential threats linked to killing of Qasem Soleimani

Senior U.S. officials revealed Thursday that security threats have been made against top Pentagon authorities not only when traveling outside the U.S., but when on American soil.

Frist reported by NBC News on Thursday and verified for Fox News by a senior Department of Defense representative, security officials believe the threats made could be linked to the killing of Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani by American forces in January, though definitive links could not reportedly be made.

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UPDATE: 12:00 PM CEST

Instagram blocked the official French account of the Iranian regime’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei

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AP: US to use Iranian fuel sale proceeds to aid terror victims

The Trump administration plans to use proceeds from the sale of fuel confiscated from Iranian tankers to benefit victims of terrorism, officials announced Thursday.

The U.S. government in August seized 1.1 million barrels of fuel from four Iranian tankers that were en route to Venezuela. The fuel has since been sold, and officials say the proceeds will go to a special fund for victims of state-sponsored terrorism.

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UPDATE: 9:30 AM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Catastrophe – Fatalities Surpass 136,300 in 460 Cities

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI / MEK) announced on Thursday, October 29, 2020, that the Coronavirus fatalities has surpassed 136,300 in 460 cities across Iran. The death toll includes: 33,021 in Tehran, 10,272 in Khorasan Razavi, 8,203 in Khuzestan, 7,544 in Isfahan, 5,898 in Qom, 5,862 in Mazandaran, 5,828 in Lorestan, 4,812 in East Azerbaijan, 3,978 in West Azerbaijan, 3,775 in Alborz, 3,631 in Sistan and Baluchestan, 3,571 in Fars, 2,928 in Kermanshah, 2,426 in Kurdistan, 2,170 in Kerman, 1,977 in Central Province, 1,685 in Hormozgan, 1,513 in Ardabil, 1,285 in Zanjan, 1,124 in Ilam, and 1,045 in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari.

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Iran: Criminal Execution of Seven Prisoners in Two Days in Urmia, Ardebil, and Karaj

On the morning of Thursday, October 29, the inhumane clerical regime in Iran executed four prisoners in Urmia (northwest Iran) prison. These prisoners were transferred to solitary confinement yesterday in preparation for the execution. One of the prisoners had attempted suicide the day before by slitting his wrist and was in critical physical condition during the execution. His execution was a violation of all the existing international laws and standards.

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Fatemeh Mosanna is returned to Evin despite severe internal bleeding

Political prisoner Fatemeh Mosanna

Political prisoner Fatemeh Mosanna had been transferred to Tehran’s Taleghani Hospital on October 27, 2020, after she suffered severe internal bleeding. Her intestines had been bleeding for months, but her situation got worse in the past week.

The physician in Taleghani Hospital said Ms. Mosanna needed to be hospitalized to undergo treatment under his supervision. And if the treatment did not prove to be effective, she needed to undergo surgery, the physician emphasized.

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Death-row Political Prisoner Shaker Behrouz is Innocent

Iran - Political prisoner Shaker Behrouz
Political prisoner Shaker Behrouz

More than 10 witnesses are prepared to testify in his favor. Political prisoner Shaker Behrouz is a death-row prisoner detained in the Central Prison of Urmia. The First Branch of the Penal Court in Urmia summoned him for a case in which he is accused of killing a member of the Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).

Shaker Behrouz received an instruction on Saturday, October 24, indicating that his hearing will be held on November 17, 2020.

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Political prisoner Ebrahim Khalil Seddiqi Hamedani under pressure

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Mostazafan Foundation, A Pillar of Khamenei’s Economic Empire in Iran

The Mostazafan Foundation of Islamic Revolution, Bonyad-e Mostazafan Va Janbazan (MFJ), or simply Bonyad [Foundation in Persian], is the second-largest commercial enterprise in Iran behind the state-owned National Iranian Oil Company and is the biggest holding company in the Middle East. Khamenei’s office directly runs it.

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Friday, October 30, 2020, marks the 343rd 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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