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Iran News in Brief – September 22, 2020

Bushehr is the capital city of Bushehr Province, Iran. This province lies in a vast plain running along the coastal region on the Persian Gulf coast of south-western Iran. The Coronavirus death toll in Bushehr is 1,325.

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UPDATE: 3:00 PM CEST

Press Release: Call by more than 250 European and Arab lawmakers to implement UN sanctions on Iran

Emphasis on the imperative of designating and disbanding the IRGC

More than 250 lawmakers from European and Arab countries support the snapback of all UN sanctions under UN Security Council resolution 2231 against Iran urging their respective governments to take necessary steps to implement all punitive measures especially an arms embargo.

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‘Ebrat’ Ward, Medieval Torture Chamber in Adelabad Prison of Shiraz

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Maryam Rajavi: Iran’s enlightened students and youths rise up in the name of freedom

Message on the new school year 2020-2021

My particular salutes to the brave students who led and pioneered the protests and uprisings. And hail to the honorable and freedom loving teachers who staged nationwide strikes against the regime over the past two years.
For more than 40 years, Iran’s vanguard generation has been fighting the clerical regime to achieve freedom.

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UPDATE: 9:00 AM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 440 Cities Exceeds 106,800

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced this afternoon, Monday, September 21, 2020, that the Coronavirus death toll in 440 cities across Iran had passed 106,800. The number of victims in Tehran is 25,655, Khorasan Razavi 7,793, Khuzestan 6,901, Mazandaran 5,182, Isfahan 5,029, Gilan 4,371, Sistan and Baluchestan 3,253, East Azerbaijan 3,208, Alborz 3,001, Fars 2,951, Hamedan 2,737, Kermanshah 2,452, Kerman 1,690, Hormozgan 1,465, Central Province 1,398, Yazd 1,379, Bushehr 1,325, Ardabil 1,290, Qazvin 966, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari 811, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad 732, and South Khorasan 682.

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Iran economist says 60 million Iranians live in poverty, 30 million unemployed

Ibrahim Razaghi

Sixty million Iranians live under the line of poverty due to the regime’s systematic lack of supervision over the economy, an Iranian economist said. Speaking to Tabnak, a website affiliated with the regime, Ibrahim Razaghi said “the most important threat to Iran was extreme poverty, widespread unemployment, the inability of many people to pay their rent, and that the rich were getting richer.”

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Political Prisoner Soheil Arabi formerly confined in the Greater Tehran Penitentiary was transferred to Rajai Shahr prison

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What must change about the world community’s policy toward Iran?

Iranian opposition NCRI President-elect Maryam Rajavi at a conference held on the eve of the UN General Assembly Summit – September 18, 2020. U.S. Senator Roy Dean Blunt speaking at the Trans-Atlantic summit on Iran Policy.

On the eve of the annual UN General Assembly, the “Trans-Atlantic Summit on Iran Policy” was held online on Friday, September 18, in Ashraf 3 and in connection with 10,000 places around the world. Ashraf 3 is home to 3,000 members of the Iranian opposition the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK).

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Al-Majalla interviews Hossein Abedini, member of NCRI’s Foreign Affairs Committee

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Officials Warn of Further Iran Protests Due to Economic and Social Crises

As the economic and social crises in Iran rise due to mismanagement by the regime, officials and state-run media warn of new anti-regime protests and the mullahs’ looming downfall.

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Three Decades After Iran-Iraq War, Mullahs’ Regime Continues Its Warmongering Policies

September 22 marks the 40th anniversary of the beginning of the Iran-Iraq War. But the mullahs’ regime has not abandoned its warmongering policies and plundering national resources for this reason.

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Iran news in brief, September 22, 2020

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Tuesday, September 22, 2020, marks the 311th 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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