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Latest News in Brief – April 18, 2020

April 18, 2020: Latest News
April 18, 2020: Latest News

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UPDATE: 6:50 PM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Update, Over 31,500 Deaths, April 18, 2020, 6:00 PM CEST

NUMBER OF VICTIMS (AS OF APRIL 18, 2020, 6:00 PM CEST):

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI) announced this afternoon, April 18, 2020, that Coronavirus has taken the lives of more than 31,500 in 294 cities across Iran.

Over 31,500 dead of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Iran-Iran Coronavirus Death Toll per PMOI MEK sources
Over 31,500 dead of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Iran-Iran Coronavirus Death Toll per PMOI MEK sources

The death toll in various provinces includes: 5190 in Tehran, 2,520 in Razavi Khorasan, 1,330 in Khuzestan, 1,120 in Eastern Azerbaijan, 2040 in Mazandaran, 2210 in Isfahan, 1070 in Golestan, 875 in Kermanshah, 840 in Western Azerbaijan, 705 in Lorestan, 510 in Semnan and 410 in Gazvin. This is in addition to cases registered in other provinces.

UPDATE: 4:00 PM CEST

Names, Pictures of Prisoners Killed in Ahvaz Prison Riots

UPDATE: 3:30 PM CEST

Arak, central Iran: Workers burying the bodies of COVID19 victims in a graveyard in Arak

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UPDATE: 3:00 PM CEST

April, 17, 2020 – Parand, Tehran, Iran: Another video of floods in the capital

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UPDATE: 1:00 PM CEST

“For Khamenei & Rouhani, the lives & well-being of the people are worthless”: MEK Resistance Units

PMOI/MEK Resistance Units install posters of Iranian Resistance leader Massoud Rajavi and the NCRI President Maryam Rajavi in Iran. They also took to graffiti against the regime’s inaction and incompetency during the Iran coronavirus outbreak. They wrote:
Shiraz—Massoud Rajavi: “The army of the poor must rebel & rise up.”
Shahriar—Massoud Rajavi: The army of the poor must rebel & rise up.
Isfahan—Maryam Rajavi: “The people of Iran are not begging the mullahs for charity. The Iranian people’s wealth, which is stolen by the IRGC, must be wrested out of the mullahs’ control & put in needs of the people of Iran.”
Shahriar—Maryam Rajavi: “For Khamenei & Rouhani, the lives & well-being of the people are worthless. They only want to protect their regime from the threat of uprising.”
Tabriz—Massoud Rajavi: “The army of the poor must rebel & rise up.”
Saveh—Massoud Rajavi: “The army of the poor must rebel & rise up.”
Qazvin—Massoud Rajavi: “The army of the poor must rebel & rise up. / The lost lives are like ticking timebombs for Khamenei’s overthrow”
Tehran—Massoud Rajavi: “You have to rebel & fight a hundred times more to take back Iran.”
Karaj— “Khamenei is the real virus, down with the principal rule of the Supreme leader, down with the Iranian regime of Islamic Republic.”
Kashan— “Khamenei’s rule will be overthrown / hail to Rajavi”
Kazeroun—Massoud Rajavi: “The army of the poor must rebel & rise up.”
Tehran— “Khamenei’s rule will be overthrown.”
Mashhad— “Khamenei’s rule will be overthrown.”
Mashhad— “Khamenei’s rule will be overthrown.”

"For Khamenei & Rouhani, the lives & well-being of the people are worthless": MEK Resistance Units

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UPDATE: 10:00 AM CEST

Iran coronavirus death toll exceeds 30,700

Iran coronavirus death toll exceeds 30,700

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UPDATE: 9:30 AM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll Exceeds 30,700 in 294 Cities

The regime’s leaders admit they were aware of virus arrival since January

Iran: Coronavirus outbreak - April 2020
Iran: Coronavirus outbreak – April 2020

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI / MEK) announced on Friday, April 17, 2020, that the Coronavirus death toll has risen to 30,700 in 294 cities across Iran. The number of victims in Khorasan Razavi is 2470, Gilan 2460, Khuzestan 1260, Alborz 1195, East Azerbaijan 1070, Hamedan 825, West Azerbaijan 800, Yazd 485, and Sistan and Baluchestan 355.

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UPDATE: 9:15 AM CEST

Confidential Directive of the Iranian Regime’s Command Center for Communications and Law Enforcement Security (ICT)

To all units with 24 binding directives to restrict Internet communication and prevent information leaks.

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

Due to the dissemination of some of the organizational documents‌ by the State Security Staff, to prevent further security failures, issue the following protective measures to subordinate agents, and monitor their proper implementation.
“Membership ban in any hostile (Internet) groups affiliated with deviant  counter-revolutionary and political currents‌,” refrain from providing “organizational information,” “information that causes tension among the population or between the people and the armed forces and the government” and” “information that causes tension between armed forces organizations.“

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UPDATE: 9:00 AM CEST

“The lost lives (Iran coronavirus outbreak) are ticking timebombs for Khamenei”: PMOI/MEK network

Iranian opposition PMOI/MEK Resistance Units install posters of Iranian Resistance leader Massoud Rajavi and the NCRI President Maryam Rajavi in Iran’s cities. They also took to graffiti against the regime’s incompetency during the coronavirus outbreak.

Tehran— “Massoud Rajavi: The army of the poor must rebel and rise up. / You have to rebel to take back your rights.”
Mashhad—Maryam Rajavi: “We will resist and fight the coronavirus and the ruling theocracy.”
Massoud Rajavi: “The rebellious will achieve victory”
Tehran—Massoud Rajavi: “You have to rebel to take back your rights.”
“The mullahs’ rule has made Iran unsafe and troubled.”
Tehran— “Massoud Rajavi: The army of the poor must rebel and rise up. / You have to rebel to take back your rights.”
Tehran— “Massoud Rajavi: The army of the poor must rebel and rise up. / You have to rebel to take back your rights.”
Gorgan— “You have to rebel and fight a hundred times more to take back Iran. / Our choice is to overthrow Khamenei”
Kerman— “Massoud Rajavi: The army of the poor must rebel and rise up. / You have to rebel to take back your rights.”
Qazvin— “The lost lives are like ticking timebombs for Khamenei’s overthrow” “Khamenei’s rule will be overthrown.
Khorramabad— “Coronavirus outbreak is the guilt of the Iranian regime & mullahs.”
“Khamenei the sinister mullah, you are the real virus”
Isfahan— “Onwards with the rebellion and uprising”
Markazi Province— “Coronavirus outbreak is the guilt of the Iranian regime & mullahs.”
“Down with Khamenei, hail to Rajavi”
Sabzevar— “Coronavirus outbreak is the guilt of the Iranian regime & mullahs.”
“Khamenei the sinister mullah, you are the real virus”
“Hail to Rajavi”

"The lost lives (Iran coronavirus outbreak) are ticking timebombs for Khamenei": PMOI/MEK network

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UPDATE: 8:30 AM CEST

Iran coronavirus news: COVID-19-infected people passing out in streets

Iran news and videos indicate COVID-19-infected people passing out in streets while regime claims having contained coronavirus outbreak.

Iran coronavirus news: COVID-19-infected people passing out in streets

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UPDATE: 8:00 AM CEST

OVER $4.8 BILLION of IRAN’s BUDGET “MISSING”

Over $4 8 billion of the government’s budget for importing essential cargoes have missed according to budget settlement law On April 14, Head of Supreme Audit Court Adel Azar read the Settlement Budget Law in the Iranian Parliament session. The report revealed classified details, not meant for the public, raising a new round of political infighting among Iranian officials. For instance, it revealed that more than $4.8 billion was lost by December 3. “In the last budget year, $31.416 billion were allocated for importing essential and non-essential cargo according to the official exchange.

OVER $4.8 BILLION of IRAN’s BUDGET “MISSING”

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Iran news in brief, April 18, 2020

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll Exceeds 30,700 in 294 Cities
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Iran news in brief, April 18, 2020

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Saturday, April 18, 2020, marks the 156th 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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