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Iran News in Brief – September 19, 2020

Maryam Rajavi,
Maryam Rajavi, the president-elect of the NCRI



Municipal workers in Aghajeri went on strike



Iran: International Summit Demonstrates Multi-Partisan Support for Assertive Iran Policy

On Friday, lawmakers from both across Europe and the United States gathered virtually for a “Trans-Atlantic Summit on Iran Policy.” The event was hosted by the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), a coalition of opposition groups which has long been recognized as the leading voice for democracy in Iran, and as a viable alternative to the country’s existing government structure.

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Maryam Rajavi’s keynote speech at the online conference of the Iranian Resistance

On the eve of the UN General Assembly summit

Maryam Rajavi: Human Rights for the people of Iran, comprehensive embargo against the religious dictatorship, recognition of the Iranian people’s Resistance and the struggle for freedom in Iran

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Iran to cut off 4 fingers of 3 men as punishment for theft

Image from file showing a public hand amputation

Iran’s Judiciary will soon carry out the finger amputation sentence for three men in Urmia, northwestern Iran, Kurd human rights groups said. According to the report, the finger amputation sentences, confirmed by the Supreme Court on May 10, have now been sent to the Urmia Judiciary’s Implementation Office for execution.

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A Glimpse of the Unjust Sentences Against Protesters in Iran



Iran’s mid-term parliamentary elections: a total rejection of mullahs’ rule

Iranian regime’s parliament (Majlis)

The social isolation of the Iranian regime is nothing new. Since 2018, the Iranian people have expressed their dissatisfaction with the economic, social, and political status quo in five nationwide uprisings. They have clearly spoken their desire to overthrow the regime. State-run media has dubbed the powder-keg situation of the society as “people’s mistrust toward the establishment.”

Another proof of this was Iran’s mid-term parliamentary elections held on Friday, September 11, in ten constituencies across the country.

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Iranian Opposition Fights For Freedom–Connects 10,000 Locations in Global Policy Summit


Policy on Iran: The Imperative of Sanctions and Holding the Regime to Account

Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the NCRI

On the brink of the annual session of the United Nations General Assembly, an online international summit, entitled “Trans-Atlantic Summit on Iran Policy, Time to Hold the Iranian Regime Accountable,” brought together Iranians in various countries around the world from 10,000 locations.

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Iran: Coronavirus Update, Over 105,200 Deaths, September 18, 2020, 6:00 PM CEST

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI-MEK) announced this afternoon, September 18, 2020, that Coronavirus has taken the lives of more than 105,200 in 440 cities across Iran. The death toll in various provinces include: 25355 in Tehran, 7683 in Khorasan Razavi, 6837 in Khuzestan, 4909 in Isfahan, 3238 in Sistan and Baluchistan, 3113 in East Azerbaijan, 2971 in Golestan, 2966 in Alborz, 2801 in West Azerbaijan, 2707 in Hamedan, 1844 in North Khorasan, 1655 in Kerman, 1364 in Markazi, 1310 in Bushehr, 1270 in Ardebil, and 722 in Kohkiloieh and Boier Ahmad. This is in addition to reports obtained from other provinces.


Iran news in brief, September 19, 2020

Iran news in brief, September 19, 2020



Saturday, September 19, 2020, marks the 308th 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.


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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