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Kurdish political prisoner Heydar Ghorbani is in danger of imminent execution
Kurdish political prisoner Heydar Ghorbani is in danger of imminent execution as #Iran’s Supreme Court has refused to review the death sentence against him.#StopExecutionsInIran https://t.co/BxNTa9U8au pic.twitter.com/5bxbfIRldL
— IRAN HRM (@IranHrm) September 23, 2020
A glimpse into an Iran hospital
A glimpse into an #Iran hospital –
Emergency workers have waited for at least an hour to hand over a #COVID19 patient to the hospital, but there are no empty beds.
Death toll to date: 107,500 pic.twitter.com/dekCVlPzgY
— Iran News Wire (@IranNW) September 23, 2020
Iran: Four suppressive centers targeted by defiant youth
While many Iranian regime’s officials warn about the explosive state of the society and try to contain daily protests through repression and recent executions of political prisoners, four suppressive centers affiliated to the Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) have been targeted in the past few days by defiant and rebellious youths.
Rouhani’s blatant lies at the UN General Assembly
Iranian regime president Hassan Rouhani put on another display of pathological lies during his speech at the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday. As is his wont, Rouhani tried to reframe his regime’s failures as achievements, its disparity as unity, its criminal officials as heroes, and evidence its illicit behavior as foreign propaganda.
The number of women executed in Iran under Rouhani reaches 108
The mullahs’ Judiciary hanged Mahtab Shafii, 32, at dawn in Gohardasht Prison in Karaj, also known as Rajaiishahr prison.
The number of women executed in Iran under Rouhani reaches 108
Mahtab Shafii, 32, was hanged at dawn in Gohardasht Prison in Karaj.
Execution of Mahtab Shafii has not been announced by any of regime’s official agencies at the time of publishing this news.https://t.co/apaRO7CQ5L
— Women's Committee NCRI (@womenncri) September 23, 2020
Struan Stevenson – Execution of Iranian Wrestler Navid Afkari a New Low for Regime
The execution of Navid Afkari, an Iranian wrestling champion arrested during the major Iran protests in 2018, shocked the international community. In an article for United Press International (UPI), former Member of the European Parliament, Mr. Struan Stevenson, described Navid’s execution, despite international outcries against it, as sign of the regime’s desperation and stupidity.
Return of Sanctions and Activation of Snapback Mechanism: Consequences for Iran’s Regime
The United States activated the snapback mechanism, a proviso of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal with world powers, citing the Iranian regime’s illicit activities and constant violations of its obligations under the terms of the agreement. Reimposition of sanctions will have severe consequences for the regime.
UPDATE: 9:00 AM CEST
Iran: Coronavirus Update, Over 107,500 Deaths, September 22, 2020, 6:00 PM CEST
The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/ MEK) announced on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, that the number of Coronation fatalities in 440 cities had exceeded 107,500. The number of victims in Tehran is 25,839, Khorasan Razavi 7,902, Isfahan 5,169, Lorestan 4,818, East Azerbaijan 3,238, Golestan 3,021, Alborz 3,017, West Azerbaijan 2,836, North Khorasan 1,889, Zanjan 1,021, Ilam 899, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari 821, and Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad 770.
Iran’s Regime Fears A Certain Rupture
Iran’s state media, affiliated to both factions of the regime, are warning each other about the collapsing situation of the country and blaming the opposite side for this situation.
Iran police “investigators” systematically torture suspects for confessions
#Iran police “investigators” systematically torture suspects for confessions –
The most important evidence for guilt In Iran is a confession. These confessions are beaten out of suspects, who are later incriminated in court. #NavidAfkari https://t.co/I9LTdKBQEk
— Iran News Wire (@IranNW) September 22, 2020
Iran: Four political prisoners in imminent danger of execution
According to reports received from inside Iran, prison authorities of Sheyban prison in the city of Ahvaz in the southwest province of Khuzestan have transferred four prisoners, including three sentenced to death, to an unknown location. This has raised concerns about their executions becoming imminent.
Iranian communities in several countries call for sanctions against Tehran
As the Iranian regime continues to intensify human rights abuses inside the country and the export of terrorism abroad, more and more Iranians are calling on the international community to impose sanctions on the regime and side with the Iranian people, who have been clearly calling for regime change in their country.
Political prisoner Hadiseh Sabouri denied medical care in Evin Prison
Pol. prisoner Hadiseh Sabouri is denied medical care in women’s ward of Evin Prison and deprived of being visited in a civic medical center.
Hadiseh is 44, married w/ 3children. She was arrested during protests in Tehran’s Aryashahr district in August2018.https://t.co/aj3F0Yvsbu
— Women's Committee NCRI (@womenncri) September 22, 2020
U.S. Imposes New Sanctions on Iran’s Regime, Simultaneous With Activation of Snapback Mechanism
On September 21, the United States Departments of State, Treasury, and Commerce imposed new sanctions on the Iranian regime for its malign activities and race for obtaining a nuclear bomb. These actions were announced in statement released by the State Department on Monday.
Torture More Extensive Than Reported, Following Iran’s Nationwide Uprising
By: Alejo Vidal-Quadras
On Sunday 20th of September, the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) released a report detailing some of the torture experienced by Iranian activists who were arrested during the country’s mass uprising last November. The report effectively acts as a supplement to a more extensive one released by Amnesty International at the beginning of the month, which pointed to 7,000 arrests leading to many well corroborated accounts of beatings, electric shocks, stress positions, mock executions, and more.
Iran news in brief, September 23, 2020
Wednesday, September 23, 2020, marks the 312th 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 22, 2020