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Latest News in Brief – April 12, 2020

Iran: Tehran, coronavirus outbreak -April 2020
Iran: Tehran, coronavirus outbreak -April 2020

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UPDATE: 7:00 PM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Update, Over 26,200 Deaths, April 12, 2020, 6:00 PM CET

NUMBER OF VICTIMS (AS OF APRIL 12, 2020, 6:00 PM CET):
The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI) announced this afternoon, April 12, 2020, that Coronavirus has taken the lives of more than 26,200 in 266 cities across Iran.

Over 26,200 dead of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Iran-Iran Coronavirus Death Toll per PMOI MEK sources
Over 26,200 dead of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Iran-Iran Coronavirus Death Toll per PMOI MEK sources

The death in various provinces include: 4,050 in Tehran, 2,630 in Qom, 2,320 in Razaiv Khorasan, 1,070 in Khuzestan, 990 in Alborz, 920 in Golestan, 730 in West Azerbaijan, 675 in Hamedan, 530 in Ardabil, 530 in Fars, 420 in Kurdistan, 420 in Zanjan, 395 in Yazd, 140 in Bushehr, and 65 in South Khorasan. The latest reports indicate a major spike in the number of people killed in the city of Shiraz, south-central Iran, and the pace of people dying in Tehran Province has increased. This is in addition to cases registered in other provinces.

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UPDATE: 6:30 PM CEST

Resistance’s Leadership Calls on Iranians to Revolt and Join the National Solidarity, Underscores Mullahs’ Role Coronavirus Spread

Khamenei and the IRGC are the cause of the spread of Coronavirus
Iranian people’s choice: ‌Khamenei and his regime must be overthrown

Resistance Units Activities in Iranian Cities
Resistance Units Activities in Iranian Cities

In recent days, the Resistance Units, and supporters of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI / MEK) in Tehran, Shiraz, and Karaj distributed the messages of Mr. Massoud Rajavi, the Leader of the Iranian Resistance, and the calls by Mrs. Maryam Rajvi, the President-elect of National Council of Resistance of Iran, for national solidarity with the victims of the Coronavirus.

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UPDATE: 4:30PM CEST

Alireza Jafarzadeh interview with One America News:

COVID-19 anger could spark regime change in Iran.

Alireza Jafarzadeh: Joined Philippe Nassif of Amnesty International for interview on alhurra news about the condition of Iranian prisons, murder of political prisoners in Iran, and the revolt in over a dozen prisons in the midst of COVID-19

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UPDATE: 4:00 PM CEST

Coronavirus Crisis in Iran: Assessment of Response to COVID-19 and Pre-emptive Measures

Panel discussion by Iranian Physicians and Medical Staff from across Europe, North America and Australia.

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UPDATE: 2:30 PM CEST

Maryam Rajavi: Once again, I call for the dispatch of an international fact-finding mission to Iran to visit prisons and inquire about the situation of prisoners particularly those who have disappeared, the wounded and the sick

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UPDATE: 2:00 PM CEST

Malgré le coronavirus, ce garçon iranien tente de gagner de l’argent dans la rue: «Nous mourons de faim à la maison» (Despite the coronavirus, this Iranian boy tries to earn money on the street: “We are starving at home”)

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UPDATE: 10:45 AM CEST

Maryam Rajavi: For Khamenei and Rouhani, the lives and well-being of the people are worthless

They only want to protect their regime from the threat of uprising. The criminal decision to send people to work is a crime against humanity and will cause countless number of victims.

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UPDATE: 10:15 AM CEST

Iran coronavirus news: A child laborer has to come out and sell goods as his family is starving

“We’re starving,” a child laborer says and he has to risk his life, coming out to the street to make some money for his family.
Here is the conversation:
-Hey big fella, what are you doing?
-I’m working.
-Aren’t you worried about coronavirus and that you might get sick?
-I am.
-Then why are you out?
-I’m trying to sell some goods.
-Please go home and be careful not to get infected.
-We have nothing at home. We don’t have rice or cooking oil. We’re starving.
-You’re hungry?
-We’re starving.

Iran coronavirus news: A child laborer has to come out and sell goods as his family is starving

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UPDATE: 10:00 AM CEST

“The choice of the brave Iranian generation is the overthrow of Khamenei’s rule”: PMOI/MEK network

Iranian opposition PMOI/MEK Resistance Units install banners of Massoud Rajavi, the leader of the Iranian Resistance, and Maryam Rajavi, the President of NCRI. While the Iranian people are fighting both coronavirus and the mullahs, they wrote:
Tehran—Banner of Massoud Rajavi: “Those innocent lives lost will have consequences for the regime, we must rise up, fight against it and take back Iran.”
Tehran—Banner of Massoud Rajavi: “Those innocent lives lost will have consequences for the regime.”
Tehran—Maryam Rajavi: “Iran is blazing. The people of Iran want neither the coronavirus nor the mullahs.”
Isfahan—Maryam Rajavi: “We salute the nurses & doctors who are pride for the Iranian nation.”
Isfahan— “Supporters of the MEK: In dedication to medical cadres who give their own lives to save patients”
Mashhad—Massoud Rajavi: “We must rise up and fight to get back Iran. The choice of the brave Iranian generation is the overthrow of Khamenei’s rule.”
Mashhad—Massoud Rajavi: “We must rise up and fight to get back Iran.”
Arak— “Down with Khamenei.”
"The choice of the brave Iranian generation is the overthrow of Khamenei’s rule": PMOI/MEK network

“The choice of Iran’s brave generation is the overthrow of Khamenei’s rule”: MEK Resistance Units

PMOI/MEK Resistance Units took to graffiti in Iran’s cities. They installed banners of the Iranian Resistance leader Massoud Rajavi and the NCRI President Maryam Rajavi. They wrote:

Tehran—Maryam Rajavi: “The mullahs sow the seeds of hopelessness and passivity. We must rebel against it.”
Massoud Rajavi: “The choice of Iran’s brave generation is the overthrow of Khamenei’s rule.”
Isfahan—Maryam Rajavi: “We will resist and fight the virus and the ruling theocracy.”
Semnan— “Coronavirus outbreak is the guilt of the Iranian regime & mullahs.”
Borujerd—Massoud Rajavi: “Revolt, Freedom, Revolt, Freedom”. “Down with Khamenei.

"The choice of Iran’s brave generation is the overthrow of Khamenei’s rule": MEK Resistance Units

“The mullahs do not want Iran, and Iran and all Iranians do not want the mullahs”: PMOI/MEK network

Iranian opposition group PMOI/MEK network members install banners of Iranian Resistance leader Massoud Rajavi and the NCRI President Maryam Rajavi. They took to graffiti and wrote:
Tehran—Maryam Rajavi: “The mullahs do not want Iran, and Iran and all Iranians do not want the mullahs.”
Tehran—Massoud Rajavi: “The looted money of the Iranian people must be confiscated in favor of the people.”
Tehran—Massoud Rajavi: “Khamenei’s rule must be overthrown.”

"The mullahs do not want Iran, and Iran and all Iranians do not want the mullahs": PMOI/MEK network

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UPDATE: 9:45 AM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll Exceeds 25,000 in 263 Cities

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI / MEK) announced today, April 11, 2020, that the death toll for the Coronavirus has exceeded 25,000 in 263 cities across Iran.

Iran - Coronavirus outbreak- March 2020
Iran – Coronavirus outbreak

The number of victims in Tehran is 3,200, Qom 2,480, Khorasan Razavi 2,270, Gilan 2,150, Isfahan 1,910, Khuzestan 1050, Alborz 970, Kermanshah 695, Hamedan 650, East Azerbaijan 610, Lorestan 590, Fars 515, Kurdistan 405, Kerman 380, Qazvin 375, Central Province 345, Sistan and Baluchestan 255, North Khorasan 250, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari 204, and Hormozgan 55.

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UPDATE: 9:15 AM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Infection of Prisoners in Fashafouyeh and Evin Prisons

(Fifth series of documents)

A record of Crime Against Humanity by the supreme leader Khamenei and head of the judiciary Ebrahim Raisi.
Call on the international community to force the regime to release prisoners.

The National Council of Resistance of Iran – Committee on Security and Counterterrorism
The National Council of Resistance of Iran – Committee on Security and Counterterrorism

Upon the receipt of the news of infection in prisons in March 2020, Maryam Rajavi called for the immediate and unconditional release of the prisoners; otherwise, there will be a catastrophe.

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UPDATE: 8:45 AM CEST

Iranian Communities in Nordic Countries Held a Unique Online Conference Over Coronavirus Outbreak

Participants: Mullahs are hiding the real scope of Coronavirus pandemic in Iran, not allocating resources to save people’s lives, trying to exploit the crisis to get sanctions relief.

In a unique online conference, Iranians residing in Nordic countries, from 235 locations said that there was growing evidence that the ruling theocracy was engaged in a major campaign to cover up the actual scope of the coronavirus pandemic the number of fatalities in Iran.

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UPDATE: 8:30 AM CEST

INSIDE SOURCE REPORTS

The new page on NCRI’s website.
The news items in this page are obtained through the Iranian regime’s inner sources or different entities inside the regime.

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Sunday, April 12, 2020, marks the 150th 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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