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Latest News in Brief – September 1, 2020

Malek Mansion in Bushehr (Persian Gulf coast of south-western Iran). On Monday, August 31, the Coronavirus death toll in Kermanshah was 1,202



1988 Massacre ‘Enforced Disappearances’ Continue Unabated in Iran – U.S.

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30,000 political prisoners were executed by the Iranian regime in 1988

The United States State Department’s Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor on August 30, the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, condemned the 1988 massacre of Iranian political prisoners. This unpunished crime has allowed the Iranian regime to continue human rights violations until now.

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New Protests in Southern Iraq Against Iran Regime

Muharram, Shi’ite, Iraq, Hashd, Maleki, Kazemi, October Revolution
Protests in southern Iraq

The people of Iraq turned the Muharram mourning ceremony into another uprising against the Iranian regime’s meddling and its terrorist proxy groups. These protests held in Iraq’s southern provinces with a Shi’ite majority showed the people of Iraq are seriously concerned about the Iranian regime’s deadly presence in Iraq.

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UN General Assembly: Best Opportunity To Hold Iran Regime To Account for Its Serious Past Crimes

UN General Assembly building in New York

The 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly is scheduled to open on September 15, with high-level General Debate beginning a week later. With the Security Council having very recently declined to extend an arms embargo regime, it seems like a foregone conclusion that American objections to that decision will form a substantial part of the debate.

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People from all walks of life continuing protests across Iran

Protests by oil sector workers in Iran

The workers in Iran’s oil and petrochemical industries and power plants continued their strike for the 32nd consecutive day in 19 cities across 10 provinces in 38 focal points.

On Tuesday, September 1st, workers of the Haft Tappeh Sugarcane Company continued their protest rally in front of the governorate in the city of Shush, Khuzestan province, southwest Iran, and in front of the office of Kaab Omair, the Majlis (parliament) member representing the city of Shush. The strike has continued for 79 days. Other workers joined their colleagues in this protest.

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Iranian supporters of the NCRI stage protest in Vienna to protest presence of Tehran’s Deputy Foreign Minister, call for re-imposition of UN Security Council sanctions.

NCRI stage protest in Vienna

Iranian supporters of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) in Vienna will stage a protest gathering in Vienna to condemn the visit to Austria by the deputy foreign minister of the terrorist, religious dictatorship ruling Iran. They will also call on Austria and other European countries to re-impose United Nations Security Council sanctions on the Iranian regime.
The protesters will emphasize that under no circumstances should Iran’s ruling theocracy be allowed to buy any weapons or sell any arms to its proxy groups in the region. The mullahs must be denied any lifeline, because they will squander the Iranian people’s resources and wealth on fomenting belligerence, exporting terrorism and advancing the regime’s missile and nuclear program.

Date and Time: Tuesday, September 1, 2020: 10H-12H
Location: Parkring 12, 1010 Vienna



What are the consequences of lifting of Iran’s arms embargo?

A missile drill by the Iranian regime’s military

The international community is at a critical juncture on Iran. World powers will have to decide whether they will allow an arms embargo against the Iranian regime to expire in October, or they will continue to deny Tehran open access to advanced weaponry. What are the real consequences of allowing the leading state-sponsor of terrorism and fundamentalism to deal in arms?

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Female journalist arrested for reporting on destruction of village

The female journalist who reported on Abolfazl village

Kowsar Karimi, the female journalist who first reported on the destruction of Abolfazl village in Khuzestan was arrested. The International Federation of Journalists reported this on August 29, 2020.

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Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 410 Cities Surpasses 97,300

Iran, IRGC, Iran Protests

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on August 31, 2020, that the Coronavirus fatalities in 410 cities across Iran had passed 97,300. The number of victims in Khorasan Razavi is 6,900, Khuzestan 6,492, Mazandaran 4,708, Qom 4,565, Isfahan 4,385, Gilan 4,018, Sistan and Baluchestan 3,054, East Azerbaijan 2,840, Golestan 2,796, Alborz 2,788, Fars 2,732, Hamedan 2,488, Kermanshah 2,321, Kurdistan 1,991, Hormozgan 1,299, Central Province 1,261, Semnan 1,257, Yazd 1,209, Bushehr 1,202, Ardabil 1,187, and Kohgiluyeh and Boyer Ahmad 625.

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Iran news in brief, September 1, 2020




Tuesday, September 1, 2020, marks the 290th 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.


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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