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Iran News in Brief – November 26, 2020

A bazar in Taleqan city in Alborz Province, Iran. Alborz Province Deputy Governor said yesterday that more than 1000 people have died due to Coronavirus in the Province, since September 22. MEK sources report that the total Coronavirus death toll in Alborz Province has reached 4,490
A bazar in Taleqan city in Alborz Province, Iran. Alborz Province Deputy Governor said yesterday that more than 1000 people have died due to Coronavirus in the Province, since September 22. MEK sources report that the total Coronavirus death toll in Alborz Province has reached 4,490

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UPDATE: 5:30 PM CET

Iran’s poultry price hikes have led to long lines amid the COVID-19 pandemic for subsidized chicken

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NCRI’s Statement: Protest and Riot in Four Wards of Urmia Prison. Prisoners Brutally Attacked.

According to reports from Urmia Prison, hundreds of prisoners have been rioting in wards 1, 2, 3, and 4 of this prison since the morning of Wednesday, November 25, shattering the wards’ windows and setting fire to blankets in the hall opposite the guards’ room. The guards’ desk was also set on fire.

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Prison Guards Storm Inmates in Northwest Iran Prison

Inmates in a northwest Iran prison staged riot on Wednesday over fears of contamination amid a coronavirus outbreak.

Inmates in wards 1,2,3 and 4 of Urmia Prison started to protest when a prisoner identified as Hojjat Kazemzadeh set himself ablaze to protest the authorities’ prevention of his release despite his one-year sentence. Prison guards beat and brutalized the 30-year-old inmate who sustained burns injuries.

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UPDATE: 9:00 AM CET

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 465 Cities Exceeds 167,700

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced this afternoon, November 25, 2020, that the Coronavirus fatalities in 465 cities had exceeded 167,700. The number of victims in Tehran is 41,331, Khorasan Razavi 11,965, Isfahan 9,520, Khuzestan 9,060, Lorestan 6,935, East Azerbaijan 6,584, West Azerbaijan 6,050, Gilan 5,706, Fars 4,642, Alborz 4,490, Sistan and Baluchestan 4,246, Golestan 4,172,Kermanshah 3,631, Central Province 3,263, Kerman 3,114, Yazd 2,932, North Khorasan 2,653, Semnan 2,494, Ardabil 1,875, Zanjan 1,665, Khorasan South 1,511, and Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari 1,305.

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Iran: Imminent execution of Swedish-Iranian academic Ahmadreza Djalali must be halted

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Employees of Iranian Healthcare Company Suffer from Discrimination

Employees of a healthcare company in Yazd province held a rally, protesting systematic discrimination. In their rally in front of the provincial governorate office, they also demanded their unpaid and delayed salaries.

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Yesterday Iranians have been waiting for 3 hours to buy subsidized chicken

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Iran news in brief, November 26, 2020

Iran news in brief, November 26, 2020

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Thursday, November 26, 2020, marks the 370th day since the beginning of the nationwide Iran protests.

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) has identified 828 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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