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Iran Protests: Fifteenth Day of the Uprising for Regime Change

Iran Protests: Fifteenth Day of the Uprising for Regime Change
Fifteenth Day of the Uprising for Regime Change

The content of this page will be updated with the latest news of the Iran protests 

Iran has been rocked with nationwide protests for regime change for the past two weeks. The nationwide uprising extended into its fifteenth consecutive day on Friday, November 29.

Tehran and other cities are witnessing ongoing protests as the Iranian people have risen for regime change in at least 180 cities across the country, with at least 450 killed and over 4,000 people injured by the regime’s oppressive security forces. Reports also indicate more than 10,000 protesters have been arrested.  

Protesters are demanding the overthrow of the Iranian regime and targeting its Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, President Hassan Rouhani and the Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) as the source of corruption and economic and social problems and lack of freedom and fundamental rights.

Highlights of the uprising:

Number of uprising cities: 180

Number of martyrs: At least 450

Number of injured: More than 4,000

Number of detainees: More than 10,000

 

NOVEMBER 29, 2019:

"A report from Karaj, west of Tehran, indicates 120 youth arrested during the recent uprising are being held in ward 8 of Gohardasht Prison."

UK's Steve McCabe MP condemns mass killings of protesters by Mullahs in Iran & supports Maryam Rajavi 's call on UN to send a mission to prevent torture & execution of more than 10,000 protesters arrested during the Iran Protests.

Names of 25 More Killed in Nationwide Uprising Released

Iran Uprising – No. 38
It is imperative to dispatch international delegations to ascertain the scope of crime against humanity and to visit the detainees
The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) published the names of another 25 martyrs of the Iranian people’s nationwide uprising that engulfed 182 cities. Previously, 154 names had been released. As such, the number of martyrs whose names have been made public stands at 179.

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“According to credible reports received by Amnesty International, we can confirm that at least 161 protesters have been unlawfully killed by security forces in Iran since 15 November. We call on the international community to urgently hold Iran’s authorities to account,” the organization announced.

Roger Godsiff from UK:I will continue to stand in solidarity with the people of Iran.

Struan Stevenson: Iran, The End of the Mullahs

There is a government-in-exile waiting to restore peace, democracy, and stability to Iran, led by Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, president-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI). With the imminent demise of the mullahs, the Iranian people can look to a bright future where oppression is ended and human rights and women’s rights are restored, in a country that abolishes the death penalty and ends the threat of nuclear proliferation and Middle East domination. 

Giulio Terzi: The Iranian Regime Conceals its Brutality to Conceal its Vulnerability

Mrs. Maryam Rajavi president elect the NCRI wrote on twitter:

Many of those detained during the Iran uprising face torture, forced confessions and executions. In these circumstances, the dispatch of international fact-finding missions to visit Iranian prisons is even more imperative.

Iran: The End of the Mullahs- By Struan Stevenson

The nationwide uprising raging across Iran has dark and bloody parallels with the Hungarian uprising of 1956, when tens of thousands of students, leaderless at first, took to the streets of Budapest and were fired on by State Security Police.

Update on Iran
-Eyewitness reports indicate youths in Shahriar (west of Tehran) clashed with security forces on Thursday, November 28
-Gunfire heard in Tehran's Sadeghiyeh district on Thursday night

 

US News & World Report op-ed: Time to Support Iran's Pro-Democracy Activists 

Using torture to extract confessions and forcing those detained to take part in television interviews are routine practices under the (Iran) mullahs’ rule. These practices are egregious Human Rights Violations and must be condemned by the international community

Tehran’s new plan to clamp down on internet access in Iran

The Iranian regime’s communications ministry has told all subsets of the executive branch to create an Excel spreadsheet of “all foreign websites and online services” they need and send it to the National Information Network (NIN) administration. NIN is a state-run intranet that will have very limited interface with global online services that are beyond the Iranian regime’s control.

 

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