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Latest News in Brief – April 16, 2020

Latest News in Brief – April 16, 2020
Latest News in Brief – April 16, 2020

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UPDATE: 7:00 PM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Update, Over 30,000 Deaths, April 16, 2020, 6:00 PM CEST

Over 30,000 dead of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Iran-Iran Coronavirus Death Toll per PMOI MEK sources
Over 30,000 dead of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Iran-Iran Coronavirus Death Toll per PMOI MEK sources

NUMBER OF VICTIMS (AS OF APRIL 16, 2020, 6:00 PM CEST):

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI) announced this afternoon, April 16, 2020, that Coronavirus has taken the lives of more than 30,000 in 294 cities across Iran.
The death toll in various provinces include: 4,970 in Tehran, 2,810 in Qom, 2,145 in Isfahan, 1,910 in Mazandaran, 1,135 in Alborz, 1,050 in Golestan, 950 in East Azerbaijan, 845 in Kermanshah, 790 in Fars, 750 in Hamedan, 490 in Kurdistan, 490 in Markazi (Central), 450 in Zanjan, 315 in North Khorasan, 276 in Chaharmahal & Bakhtiari, 250 in Ilam, 170 in Kohgiluyehn & Boyer Ahmad, and 105 in South Khorasan. This is in addition to cases registered in other provinces.

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UPDATE: 4:15 PM CEST

Coronavirus outbreak in Iran and Khamenei’s approach

According to PMOI/MEK, the coronavirus outbreak in Iran has so far claimed the lives of 29,000+ people.
And the death toll continues to rise.
Shocking videos from Iran show people falling to their death on the streets
Instead of helping people by using his vast financial empire (valued at $90 bn. according to Reuters).
The regime’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, calls it a test and blessing
Like his predecessor Ruhollah Khomeini who called the Iran-Iraq war with millions of deaths a “blessing”.
The regime intends to massacre Iranian people by sending them to work
The international community must intervene to save the lives of the Iranian people.
As the Iranian people say, “The only solution for the coronavirus outbreak in Iran is the overthrow of the mullahs.”
Coronavirus outbreak in Iran and Khamenei's approach

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UPDATE: 3:45 PM CEST

Iran coronavirus news:

Iranian regime close shops with no income

While many people and shop keepers have no income due to the coronavirus outbreak and self-isolation, Iranian regime close shops with no income in Eslamabad-e-Gharb.
Iran coronavirus news: Iranian regime close shops with no income

Dissatisfaction from the situation in Iran & the regime’s measures amid the coronavirus outbreak

The Iranian regime’s incompetency has made many troubles for the people during the coronavirus outbreak in Iran.
Dissatisfaction from the situation in Iran & the regime's measures amid the coronavirus outbreak

People call for an uprising during the coronavirus outbreak in Iran

A video from the city of Karaj shows the outrage of the people from the ongoing situation in Iran.
He says:
This is not “the year of production surge” this is “the year of death surge”. This is just a small part, and I’m just on the sidewalk. These people don’t have another solution. They have to [be out], they are hungry. They are not paid $1800 or $2000 a month like in Canada or the United States. The streets are full of taxi drivers, and poverty and misery. May God destroy you [the regime]. People must rise up soon; anything else is useless, we would die one by one. Tomorrow they may kill us while we are protesting, but if we don’t rise up, we will starve to death, People, rise up!
People call for an uprising during the coronavirus outbreak in Iran

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UPDATE: 3:30 PM CEST

Iran’s rulers try to dampen public outrage with vague promises of financial support

Rouhani declared 10-million-rial (approx. $60) interest-free loan to those jeopardized by COVID-19 pandemic
Repayments start in June in instalments of just 350,000 rials per month, deducted from 450,000 rials monthly subsidy
In this way, those who get cash subsidy will receive only 100,000 rials a month
Beholding people for a 60 dollar interest-free loan is a disturbing maneuver of the regime to calm things down
This is while 4 giant financial institutions, such as Astan-e Quds Razavi control 60% of the Iranian people’s wealth
The total so-called help provided in exchange for sending them back to work in a COVID-19 hit society is about $60

Iran’s rulers try to dampen public outrage with vague promises of financial support

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UPDATE: 3:00 PM CEST

Destroying roofs on people’s head: Iranian regime security forces crime amid Iran coronavirus crisis

On April 14, 2020, security forces in Khorramabad, SW Iran, raided the low-income Falakeddin district. The Iranian people are now struggling with the coronavirus. Regime forces destroyed 11 houses claiming they did not pay tax. The poor locals had built these homes on their own after the 2019 floods in the absence of governmental aid. The people protested the regime’s forces from their roofs. At least an old man and woman remained under the house debris. People clashed with repressive forces. The regime fired bullets and brought a helicopter. Many people were injured.

Destroying roofs on people's head: Iranian regime security forces crime amid Iran coronavirus crisis

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UPDATE: 10:30 AM CEST

Mullahs’ Regime’s Criminal Force Deployment in Khorramabad’s Falak-E-Din District and Destruction of Deprived People’s Houses

Accompanied by vast numbers of repressive forces, Khorramabad’s prosecutor invaded a poor district of the city called Falak-e-din on Tuesday, April 14 and began destructing houses built by the deprived people with their own means.

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Iran: Over 29,000 Coronavirus Fatalities in 278 Cities

Pathetic lies by Rouhani, regime’s official admits 70 to 100 die in Tehran every day, 800,000 infected nationwide

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI / MEK) announced on Wednesday, April 15, 2020, that the coronavirus death toll had exceeded 29,000 in 278 cities.

The number of victims in Tehran is 4,700, Qom 2,750, Isfahan 2,120, Khuzestan 1,190, Golestan 1,030, West Azerbaijan 880, East Azerbaijan 775, Fars 770, Lorestan 660, Semnan 490, Central Province 470, Bushehr 170, and Hormozgan 85.

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Tehran City Council Member: The death toll in Tehran does not match up with the official figures. The government is portraying everything as normal, at least the people themselves should know about their situation and take care of themselves.

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Iran: Female Breadwinners, Primary Victims of the Repressive Regime During the Coronavirus Outbreak

One sector of society that suffers dual economic pressure is nearly four million female breadwinners, most of whom live under the absolute poverty line. Their condition is so dire that even the state-run media have been reporting about their plight.

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UPDATE: 10:00 AM CEST

Seven dead, more than 100 infected with COVID-19 in NW Iran prison

Iran, April 15, 2020—More than 100 inmates of Urmia Central Prison, located in northwest Iran, are infected with the novel coronavirus. Four are reported to be in critical conditions and held in the ICU branch of a local hospital. The names of these inmates are Akbar Nozari, Siavosh Mousazadeh, Ramin Hosseinzadeh and Saeed.

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

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Iran news in brief, April 16, 2020

Iran: Over 29,000 Coronavirus Fatalities in 278 Cities
Iran’s Regime Attacks and Destroys Deprived People’s Houses
Water Shut Down on Prisoners Despite Coronavirus Outbreak
Iran news in brief, April 16, 2020

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Thursday, April 16, 2020, marks the 154th 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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