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Latest News in Brief – February 24, 2020

February 24: Latest News
February 24: Latest News

THE CONTENT OF THIS PAGE WILL BE UPDATED WITH THE LATEST NEWS OF THE IRAN PROTESTS.

5.7 magnitude earthquake shakes northwest Iran

Reporting by PMOI/MEK

Iran, February 24, 2020—A 5.7 magnitude earthquake shook the towns and villages of northwest Iran near the cities of Khoy and Salmas in the country’s West Azerbaijan Province in the morning hours of Sunday, February 24.


The areas of Qatour near the town of Zarabad were the worst hit and locals experienced dozens of aftershocks through the course of Sunday following the initial quake at 9:23 am local time.

Iranian opposition President Maryam Rajavi, head of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), called on fellow compatriots to rush to the support of those in need, knowing that Iranian regime officials and authorities will not provide any aid.

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Member of Parliament’s Leadership: In Two Weeks, 50 People Died in Qom Due to Covid-19 

Maryam Rajavi: Continuing cover-up caused rapid spread of the virus; WHO intervention is an imperative and urgent

Today, ILNA news agency quoted Ahmad Amir-Abadi Farhani, parliament deputy from Qom and a member of the parliament’s leadership, as saying that in the past two weeks, 50 people in Qom had died because of COVID-19.

Feb 24 -- MEK website reporter from Qom, Iran:

The situation is very bad. No masks found. People are commuting without masks. Many patients are quarantined each day. We have very few assets. No sanitizing measures anywhere. Markets are still open.

Mahan Air, owned by the terrorist-designated Revolutionary Guards (IRGC), not only continued its flights to China, but also engaged in the transportation of Chinese passengers.

Iran news in brief, February 24, 2020

Maryam Rajavi: After Long Delay, Astronomical Rigging, Regime Admits Defeat.

UN Expert Shocked at the Number of Protesters Killed During Iran Protests.

Tehran Court Sentences Labor Activists to Jail, Lashes.

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Iran news in brief, February 24, 2020

WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Monday, February 24, 2020, marks the 102nd day since the beginning of the nationwide Iran protests.

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) has identified 724 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: Latest News in Brief- February 23 2020

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