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Iran News in Brief – November 12, 2020

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Bandar Abas, South of Iran: Elderly mother was forced out of her home

Bandar Abas, South of Iran: Elderly mother was forced out of her home when her son left for work. Video shows the demolition of her home of 60 years. This is how the regime treats Iranians after 41 years of misery.

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US Envoy for Iran underlines the need to counter Iran regime’s malign activities in the region

In an interview with Asharq Al-Awsat on Thursday, Elliot Abrams, U.S. special representative for Iran, referring to the countries in the Persian Gulf said: “There is a common danger, that is Iran’s activities in the region and its support for Hezbollah in Lebanon, Hamas in Palestine, Shiite militias in Iraq, and Houthi militias in Yemen.”
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Iran’s November 2019 protests: How gasoline price hikes triggered a nationwide uprising

On Friday, November 15, 2019, after months of discussions, the Iranian regime declared a 50-300 percent price hike in the price of gasoline. On the same night, the Iranian people, frustrated from economic constraints, poured into the streets in different cities to voice their outrage at the government’s policies.

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Iran Protests:

According to reports by the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK)

street vendors in the city of Gorgan, northern Iran, have clashed with the Municipality agents, who were trying to arrest the vendors.

 

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll Surpasses 150,700 in 465 Cities

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI / MEK) announced this afternoon, Tuesday, November 10, 2020, that Coronavirus has taken the lives of more than 150,700 people in 465 cities across Iran. The death toll in various provinces include: 36,601 in Tehran, 11,270 in Khorasan Razavi, 8,710 in Khuzestan, 8,449 in Isfahan, 6,470 in Lorestan, 6,342 in Mazandaran, 5,482 in East Azerbaijan, 4,594 in West Azerbaijan, 4,160 in Alborz, 4,070 in Fars, 2,700 in Kurdistan, 2720 in Central, 2,560 in Yazd, 2,480 in Kerman, 2,330 in Semnan, 1,545 in Qazvin, and 1,265 in Ilam.

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Maryam Rajavi: Hail to the proud martyrs of Nov. 2019, the Iranian people’s sacrifices for freedom

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Iran: Photo Story, MEK Members in Albania Commemorate Martyrs of November 2019 Uprising

In November 2019, Iran went through the most significant outpouring of popular unrest in decades. The uprising was sparked by the announcement of sharp increases in the government-set price of gasoline, but it quickly became an outlet for the revival of previously established demands for regime change.

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Thursday, November 12, 2020, marks the 356th day since the beginning of the nationwide Iran protests.

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) has identified 828 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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