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Iran News in Brief – October 26, 2020

Shemiran is the capital of Shemiranat County in Tehran Province (Iran) and lies in the slopes of Alborz Mountain. Since the outbreak of the corona pandemic, Tehran has Iran's highest death toll with about 31,000 fatalities
Shemiran is the capital of Shemiranat County in Tehran Province (Iran) and lies in the slopes of Alborz Mountain. Since the outbreak of the corona pandemic, Tehran has Iran’s highest death toll with about 31,000 fatalities

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UPDATE: 4:00 PM CEST

State security forces (SSF) shot and beat a man in Sari, North Iran

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Retired oil industry employees were attacked by police during a gathering

Retired oil industry employees gathered today outside the Oil Ministry in Tehran to protest the non-implementation of parliament approved orders and to express their economic woes. The gathering led to clashes and police attacked protesters injuring them.

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Three prisoners were sentenced to death following unfair trials which relied on “confessions” obtained under torture

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UPDATE: 9:30 AM CEST

Iran: The Staggering Number of Coronavirus Fatalities in 460 Cities Exceeds 131,700

Iran coronavirus update

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced this afternoon, Saturday, October 24, 2020, that the number of Coronavirus fatalities in 460 cities had exceeded 131,700. The number of victims in Tehran is 31,751, Khorasan Razavi 9,892, Isfahan 7,172, Lorestan 5,678, East Azerbaijan 4,656, Hamedan 3,545, West Azerbaijan 3,773, Alborz 3,653, Sistan and Baluchestan 3,571,Fars 3,451, Kermanshah 2,833, Kurdistan 2,366, Kerman 2,050, Yazd 1,981, Bushehr 1,567, Qazvin 1,322, Ilam 1,089, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari 1,012, and Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad 964.

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Maryam Rajavi: The Brutal Torture and Murder of a Young Man in Iran Shows the Viciousness of a Regime That Can Only Rule Thru Execution, Torture, and Repression

The international community must condemn this crime.
State Security Force (SSF) should be blacklisted.
Dealing with and appeasing with this regime is an affront to human rights and democratic principles.

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In memory of Mehdi Nekoui, who was killed by the state security forces for taking part in November 2019 protests

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Mohsen MinBashi, 37, was identified as the man who was shot and killed by the Iran regime’s security forces on October 22

Mohsen MinBashi

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Prison guards lash four prisoners in front of other inmates

Central Prison of Karaj

Prison guards lashed four prisoners in Karaj Central Prison near Iran’s capital Tehran.

According to Javeneha website, the four prisoners, all under 30 years of age, were flogged on Wednesday, October 21. Two of the prisoners were identified as Behrouz Momeni and Mohsen Torkashvand who were accused of theft and sentenced to flogging. It is not clear why the other two prisoners were lashed.

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Iran news in brief, October 26, 2020

Iran news in brief, October 26, 2020

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Monday, October 26, 2020, marks the 339th 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 moreIran News in Brief – October 25, 2020