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Iran’s poultry price hikes have led to long lines amid the COVID-19 pandemic for subsidized chicken
#Iran poultry price hikes have led to long lines amid the #COVID19 pandemic for subsidized chicken. A worker has to use 7% of his paycheck to buy chicken four times a month. The price hikes on poultry and other foods are the direct result of the regime's mismanagement/corruption. pic.twitter.com/TtHQqToRjE
— Iran News Wire (@IranNW) November 26, 2020
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.
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.
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.
Iran: Imminent execution of Swedish-Iranian academic Ahmadreza Djalali must be halted
.@Amnesty calls on @khamenei_ir to immediately stop the execution of Swedish-Iranian academic #AhmadrezaDjalali & quash his death sentence. On 24 November, he was transferred to solitary confinement and told his execution is imminent. https://t.co/FYFynlK1VV
— Amnesty Iran (@AmnestyIran) November 24, 2020
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.
Yesterday Iranians have been waiting for 3 hours to buy subsidized chicken
Nov. 25- Tehran#Iranians have been waiting in this line for 3 hours to buy subsidized chicken because they can't afford the new price increase in chicken.
The regime claims to be fighting #COVID19, but does nothing to ease the hardships of Iranians who are exposed to the virus. pic.twitter.com/90i4QJbVd3
— Iran News Wire (@IranNW) November 25, 2020
Iran news in brief, November 26, 2020
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
Read more: Iran News in Brief – November 25, 2020