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Iran News in Brief – September 28, 2020

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Autumn in a street of Tehran, the capital of Iran. Tehran is the city with the highest population in Iran. The coronavirus death toll in Tehran has reached 26,301

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UPDATE: 9:00 PM CEST

Al-Arabiya TV broadcasts scene of defiant youth targeting the Iranian regime’s court in Shiraz which sentenced Navid Afkari to death

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Firefighters gathered today in Isfahan

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Father of jailed protester commits suicide over son’s death sentence

Amir Hossein Moradi

The father of a jailed political prisoner who has been sentenced to death for his participation in Iran’s November 2019 protests committed suicide and passed away. According to ROKNA state-run News Agency, Mohammad Moradi, the 60-year-old father of jailed protester Amir Hossein Moradi, died this morning in his home. The report said that he hanged himself in his basement.

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Iranian Student Imprisoned for Protesting Downing of Ukrainian Plane

Mostafa Hashemizadeh

Mostafa Hashemizadeh, a student at Tehran University, was summoned Friday to Evin Court to begin serving his sentence of six years in prison and 74 lashes.

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Maryam Rajavi’s tweet

The abnormal surging trend of the number of Coronavirus victims in Iran is a product of the criminal policies of Khamenei and Rouhani.

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Iran’s regime continues to ratchet up repressive measures against the people

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Rouhani’s White House remarks cause backlash among regime officials

Iranian regime President Hassan Rouhani

In yet another attempt to escape his own failures, Iranian regime’s president Hassan Rouhani once again blamed the U.S. administration for Iran’s economic crisis on Saturday, saying, “If the people want to blame somebody for country’s problems and shortcomings they must curse the White House in Washington, and nobody must give wrong addresses to the people.”

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UPDATE: 9:00 AM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 444 Cities Exceeds 110,700

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Sunday, September 27, 2020, that the Coronavirus death toll in 444 cities across Iran had surpassed 110,700. The number of victims in Khorasan Razavi is 8,191, Khuzestan 7,128, Isfahan 5,449, Mazandaran 5,272, Gilan 4,471, East Azerbaijan 3,593, Sistan and Baluchestan 3,318, Golestan 3,156, Fars 3021, Hamedan 2,908, Kermanshah 2,482, Kurdistan 2,076, North Khorasan 1,954, Kerman 1,726, Hormozgan 1,500, Yazd 1,488, Central Province 1,440, Bushehr 1,360, Ardabil 1,327, Zanjan 1,041, Qazvin 1,018, Ilam 936, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari 846, and Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad 802.

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20 suicides cases in NW Iran Prison in 2 weeks due to horrid conditions

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Re-Opening of Schools during the Third Wave of the Coronavirus in Iran, Endangers Lives of Millions of Children

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Iranian Resistance’s Words Echo People’s Desire To Disband IRGC, Regime Officials Express Fear

A recent interview by one of the Iranian regime’s Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) officials on state television reflects the social and political realities of the Iranian society.

During his interview on state television on September 21, Abolfazl Shekarchi, the senior spokesperson and the cultural and deputy of the staff of the regime’s armed forces, when asked about the overlap between the work of the IRGC and the official army, said: “Defending the ideological frontiers of the Islamic Republic and the Islamic Revolution is not only the duty of all institutions, organs, and even the army but the ‘natural mission’ of the IRGC.”

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Iran: Defiant Youth Target Regime’s Court in Shiraz Which Sentenced Navid Afkari to Death

In the early hours of Sunday, September 27, 2020, in protest against the criminal execution of Navid Afkari, the Iranian national wrestling champion, the defiant youth targeted the court in Shiraz, which issued his death sentence and set fire to its entrance.

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Iran news in brief, September 28, 2020

Iran news in brief, September 28, 2020

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Monday, September 28, 2020, marks the 317th 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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