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Latest News in Brief – March 25, 2020

March 25, 2020: Latest News
March 25, 2020: Latest News

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UPDATE: 6:20 PM CET

Iran: Coronavirus Fatalities, March 25, 2020, 6:00 PM CET

NUMBER OF VICTIMS (AS OF MARCH 25, 2020, 6:00 PM CET):

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI) announced this afternoon, March 25, 2020, that Coronavirus has taken the lives of more than 11,500 in 222 cities across Iran. The number of victims in Khorasan Razavi is 980, in North Khorasan 59, in Khuzestan 500, in Isfahan 1360, in Kermanshah 280, in Yazd 230, in Lorestan 230, in Hamadan 240, in Zanjan 150, and Sistan and Baluchistan 70.

Iran: Coronavirus outbreak

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UPDATE: 5:30 PM CET

As Pandemic’s Impact Becomes More Obvious, So Does Iran Regime’s Efforts to Manipulate It

On Tuesday, the Iranian regime’s President Hassan Rouhani said that half of all government workers were staying home as part of an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus. But this statement came just days after Rouhani downplayed the need for social distancing and a reduction in economic activity. While the regime’s Health Ministry has warned of the potential for a spike in cases which could ultimately lead to more than three million deaths, Rouhani insisted that changes to daily life would only last between two and three weeks. 

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As Coronavirus Death Toll Rises, Iran’s Regime Tries to Shift the Blame via Speaking of Conspiracy Theory

On Sunday, regime’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei reiterated his rejection of US offers to assist with the response, citing unfounded conspiracy theories portraying COVID-19 as an American bioweapon. His position was amid a parallel campaign led by the regime’s lobbies and apologists that the U.S. sanctions are the reason for the increasing death toll of the coronavirus.  

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UPDATE: 5:00 PM CET

Iran: Defiant Youth Attack on Ministry of Information and Communications Technology – Center of Filtering, Censorship, and Repression

Torching banners, signs, and the entrances of centers of oppression and looting of the regime-Khamenei and Soleimani’s posters

Ministry of Information and Communications Technology-March 22, 2020

In the early hours of Sunday, March 22, 2020, defiant youths in Tehran, targeted the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, the mullahs, responsible for shutting down the internet, spying, and filtering in the clerical regime. Defiant youths set fire to its door and the main sign.

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UPDATE: 12:10 PM CET

Italian Lawmakers Express Their Solidarity With Iran’s People, Condemn Regime’s Cover-Up of Coronavirus Outbreak

The Italian Committee of Parliamentarians for a Free Iran

The Italian Committee of Parliamentarians for a Free Iran, in a letter to Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, expressed its concerns over the growing number of the coronavirus fatalities in Iran, because of the regime’s inaction and cover-up. The Italian lawmakers also expressed their full support of the Iranian resistance, and their solidarity with the Iranian people.

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UPDATE: 12:05 PM CET

Struan Stevenson – Iran’s Economy in Free Fall as Corrupt Mullahs Deny People Virus Protection

Struan Stevenson is the Coordinator of the Campaign for Iran Change.

Mr. Struan Stevenson, a former member of the European Parliament, in an article published on the United Press International (UPI) on Tuesday, elaborated the issue of the coronavirus outbreak in Iran, which has so far claimed lives of nearly 11,000 people, due to the regime’s cover-up and inaction.

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UPDATE: 11:30 AM CET

Under-equipped health workers become victims of Iran’s COVID-19 outbreak

Dozens of Iranian health workers in under equipped hospitals across the country have passed away in Iran’s COVID-19 outbreak.

Health workers, including doctors and nurses at the front lines of the fight against the deadly virus, lack basic protective equipment.

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UPDATE: 9:45 AM CET

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll Exceeds 10,900 in 219 Cities

Maryam Rajavi: Expelling Doctors Without Borders from Isfahan is to continue cover-up of Coronavirus casualties

The Peoples Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI / MEK) announced this afternoon, March 24, 2020, that the number of fatalities in 219 cities across Iran has risen to more than 10,900. The number of victims in Gilan has increased to at least 1,050, in Khorasan Razavi 900, in Mazandaran 820, in Golestan 570, in Yazd 152, and North Khorasan 28.

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UPDATE: 9:30 AM CET

Maryam Rajavi: It is imperative that international bodies stand up to the regime’s criminal policies.

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UPDATE: 9:00 AM CET

Iran coronavirus outbreak: Tehran is murdering political prisoners with COVID-19

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UPDATE: 8:030 AM CET

Human rights lawyer Soheila Hejab sentenced to 18 years in prison

Human rights lawyer Soheila Hejab was sentenced to 18 years in prison on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, by the 28th Branch of the Revolutionary Court of Tehran presided by Mohammad Moghisseh.

Human rights lawyer Soheila Hejab is from Kermanshah. She was arrested at home on June 6, 2019, by agents of the IRGC Intelligence.

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Iran news in brief, March 25, 2020

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll Exceeds 10,900 in 219 Cities

Iran Regime Expels MSF Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Online Conference Over Coronavirus Outbreak in Iran

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Wednesday, March 25, 2020, marks the 132nd 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

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