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UPDATE: 7:00 PM CEST
Detained Iranian Protester Tortured to Make False Confessions
Detained Iranian protester Abbas Askari, has been brutally tortured to make false confessions. The 34-year-old man was arrested during the November 2019 protests in the city of Ahvaz, the capital city of Khuzestan province, southwest Iran.
He was caught on camera while carrying and abandoning the corpse of a teenager outside the Al-Mahdi Zargan Basij base.
Social Security pensioners gathered today in Kermanshah to express their economic woes
— Iran News Wire (@IranNW) September 15, 2020
College students, workers and others rally in different cities across Iran
A group of students at Tehran University held a protest rally on Sunday, September 13, simultaneously with the beginning of the new school year.
The students held several placards and chanted slogans protesting the country’s poor social and economic conditions.
Political, social consequences of Navid Afkari’s execution for Iran’s mullahs
The execution of the Iranian wrestling champion Navid Afkari has sparked massive reactions inside the country and abroad.
Inside Iran, various groups of political prisoners across the country, students from different universities, people from all walks of life, and even some celebrities and known figures issued statements condemning Navid Afkari’s execution.
Political prisoners in Qarchak Prison attacked by boiling water
Call for urgent action to save lives of political prisoners in #Iran
3 women hired by Qarchak Prison warden, Mehdi Mohammadi, attempted to pour hot boiled water on pol. prisoners Forough Taghipour & Parastoo Mo’ini detained in Ward 6 on September 14, 2020.https://t.co/WCpg3p4yW2
— Women's Committee NCRI (@womenncri) September 15, 2020
Female political prisoners in Qarchak Prison were attacked by boiling water, Monday night, September 14, 2020.
Three women hired by Qarchak Prison warden, Mehdi Mohammadi, attempted to pour hot boiled water on political prisoners Forough Taghipour and Parastoo Mo’ini detained in Ward 6.
UPDATE: 1:00 PM CEST
Post Brexit Britain must take the lead on justice for Iran
Post Brexit Britain must take the lead on justice for #Iran
"The UK must follow the US, not the EU in taking a tougher stance on Iran's totalitarian regime"
Good read: https://t.co/WykxSC6Raf
— Women's Committee NCRI (@womenncri) September 15, 2020
UPDATE: 9:00 AM CEST
Execution of Iran athlete sends deeply disturbing message to protesters, say UN experts
Execution / Navid Afkari of #Iran: "Deeply disturbing that authorities appear to have used the death penalty against an athlete as a warning to its population in a climate of increasing social unrest" https://t.co/m4hvDyosyg pic.twitter.com/6onTkxkpZ8
— UN Special Procedures (@UN_SPExperts) September 14, 2020
Human rights experts strongly condemn the summary execution of champion wrestler #NavidAfkari in Iran.
— UN Geneva (@UNGeneva) September 14, 2020
Since Navid Afkari ‘s execution his 2 brothers Habib & Vahid have not been allowed to contact their families
Since #NavidAfkari 's execution on Sep. 12, his 2 brothers Habib & Vahid have not been allowed to contact their families. They have been taken to the “Guidance” Section in Adelabad Prison, notorious for its horrid conditions & lack of minimum facilities. #StopExecutionsInIran pic.twitter.com/HvPrBPjiU5
— IRAN HRM (@IranHrm) September 14, 2020
Political prisoner Elham Khamseh forcibly moved to mental hospital
Women political prisoners in Iran have seen violations of their basic right in recent days. Among them is political prisoner Elham Khamseh who was taken to a mental hospital against her will.
In the meantime, Kurdish political prisoner Mojgan Kavousi is continuing her hunger strike in protest to prison authorities’ refusal to grant her leave during the pandemic and also because gender discrimination enforced in Evin with regard to the use of the public phones.
Iran: Following Navid Afkari’s Hanging Resistance Units, MEK Supporters Call on Youth To Rise Up
The execution of the young protester and national wrestling champion Navid Afkari, was followed by a wave of anger and abhorrence, especially among the rebellious youth. During the past two days, Resistance Units and supporters of the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK / PMOI) in Tehran and Shiraz, Navid’s hometown, as well as in various other cities, including Isfahan, Karaj, Shahriar, Rasht, Mashhad, Marvdasht, Lahijan, Ahvaz, Kermanshah, Abadan, and Mahshahr have posted banners, placards, and leaflets, writing slogans in public places, reaffirming their commitment to continue Navid’s path, in achieving freedom and democracy in Iran.
Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 431 Cities Exceeds 103,000
The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Monday, September 14, 2020, that the Coronavirus fatalities in 431 cities across Iran had passed 103,000. The number of victims in Khorasan Razavi is 7,439, Khuzestan 6,772, Isfahan 4,749, Qom 4,685, Gilan 4,261, Sistan and Baluchestan 3,158, Alborz 2,923, Fars 2,886, Kermanshah 2,402, Kerman 1,645, Hormozgan 1,381, Semnan 1,351, Central Province 1,344, Bushehr 1,293, Ardabil 1,252, Zanjan 989, Ilam 872, and Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad 704.
Tuesday, September 15, 2020, marks the 304th 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 more: Latest News in Brief- September 14, 2020