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Latest News in Brief – April 21, 2020

April 21, 2020: Latest News
April 21, 2020: Latest News

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UPDATE: 7:15 PM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Update, Over 33,400 Deaths, April 21, 2020, 6:00 PM CEST

NUMBER OF VICTIMS (AS OF APRIL 21, 2020, 6:00 PM CEST):

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI) announced this afternoon, April 21, 2020, that Coronavirus has taken the lives of more than 33,400 in 294 cities across Iran.

Over 33,400 dead of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Iran-Iran Coronavirus Death Toll per PMOI MEK sources
Over 33,400 dead of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Iran-Iran Coronavirus Death Toll per PMOI MEK sources

The death toll in various provinces include: 5,690 in Tehran, 3050 in Qom, 2,620 in Razavi Khorasan, 2470 in Gilan, 2235 in Isfahan, 2190 in Mazandaran, 1318 in Eastern Azerbaijan, 1050 in Western Azerbaijan, 465 in Zanjan, 395 in Sistan and Baluchestan. This is in addition to cases registered in other provinces.

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Iran corruption: $4 8 bn. missing in Rouhani’s government, the other side of poverty in Iran

Iran’s regime loots the country’s wealth as people’s lives spiral into poverty Chief Auditor Adel Azar reported to Majlis session new embezzlement & corruption cases of Rouhani’s government $4.8 billion the government had obtained under the title of governmental imports has disappeared In 2018, 77% of transfers to the private sector were not real, with approx. $1 bn. deviation in privatization.
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Iran corruption: $4 8 bn. missing in Rouhani's government, the other side of poverty in Iran

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UPDATE: 3:45 PM CEST

Iran: Execution of a Rebellious Prisoner in Saqqez, a Juvenile at the Time of the Alleged Crime

International community must strongly condemn this heinous crime, take urgent action to stop executions and secure release of prisoners.

Execution of a rebellious prisoner, Shayan Saeedpour in Saqqez
Execution of a rebellious prisoner, Shayan Saeedpour in Saqqez

This morning, April 21, 2020, the mullahs’ inhuman regime executed the rebellious prisoner, Shayan Saeedpour in Saqqez. He was 17 years old at the time of his arrest.

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UPDATE: 11:50 AM CEST

Iran– Navy Commander Hossein Khanzadi admits to the importance of nuclear programs

On April 16, Iran’s Navy Commander Hossein Khanzadi admitted the importance of nuclear programs for the government. He also highlighted that the government’s nuclear activities are under the supreme leader Ali Khamenei’s supervision.
“The Islamic Republic’s position toward nuclear energy is clear and transparent and the supreme leader Ali Khamenei frequently insisted on it. The nuclear programs’ officials and the authorities all know the framework and take steps in this framework,” Khanzadi said.

Iran– Navy Commander Hossein Khanzadi admits to the importance of nuclear programs

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Iran, corruption: Hossein Hosseini Qomi blamed parliamentarians and the Judiciary system

In January 2020, advocate of the Iranian regime’s supreme leader Ali Khamenei Seyyed Hossein Hosseini Qomi blamed disqualified lawmakers, the Guardian Council, and the regime’s Judiciary for growing corrupt and economic crimes during the past four years.

Iran, corruption, Hossein Hosseini Qomi blamed parliamentarians and the Judiciary system

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UPDATE: 10:00 AM CEST

“The time is up for the inhumane theocracy”: MEK Resistance Units

Iranian opposition group PMOI/MEK network members install images of Iranian Resistance leader Massoud Rajavi and the NCRI President Maryam Rajavi undermining the Iranian regime’s rule and its incompetency during the coronavirus outbreak.
They wrote:
Isfahan— “Paying tribute to thousands of innocent lives lost due to the coronavirus caused by the mullahs.”
Mashhad—Massoud Rajavi: “The time is up for the inhumane theocracy”
Khuzestan— “Khamenei’s rule must be overthrown”
Sanandaj— “The army of the poor must rebel and rise up.”
Tehran—Massoud Rajavi: “The army of the poor must rebel and rise up.”
Tehran— “The choice of the brave generation of Iran is the overthrow of Khamenei’s rule”
Tehran— Massoud Rajavi: “You have to rebel & fight a hundred times more to take back Iran.”
Tehran— “Hail to Rajavi, Down with Khamenei”
Tehran— “Down with Khamenei”
Qaemshahr—Massoud Rajavi: “The army of the poor must rebel and rise up.”
Tabriz—Massoud Rajavi: “The army of the poor must rebel and rise up.”
Chaboksar—Massoud Rajavi: “The rebellions will make victory”
Chaboksar—Massoud Rajavi: “The choice of the brave generation of Iran is the overthrow of Khamenei’s rule”
"The time is up for the inhumane theocracy": MEK Resistance Units

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UPDATE: 9:45 AM CEST

Urmia, northwest Iran: Owner of a chicken farm places his chicks outside the West Azerbaijan Province governor’s building, saying the state provides no food for his chicks, and he is giving them out for free

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UPDATE: 9:30 AM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll Exceeds 32,800 in 294 Cities

Maryam Rajavi urges the international community to stop executions and secure release of prisoners to prevent a humanitarian tragedy.

Iran: Coronavirus outbreak and increase of fatalities continue.
Iran: Coronavirus outbreak and increase of fatalities continue.

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI / MEK) announced on Monday, April 20, 2020, that the Coronavirus fatalities in 294 cities across Iran have exceeded 32,800. The number of victims in Tehran is 5,550, Khorasan Razavi 2,595, Mazandaran 2,170, Khuzestan 1,450, East Azerbaijan 1,240, West Azerbaijan 990, Lorestan 738, Central Province 510, Bushehr 250, and Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad 185.

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UPDATE: 9:00 AM CEST

Iran: A report on the spread of coronavirus in Alborz province and regime’s actions

Iran: A report on the spread of the coronavirus in Alborz province and regime’s actions
Iran: Alborz province, city of Karaj

The following are reports obtained by the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) through its vast network from inside Iran and within the regime’s ranks:
According to reports from inside the regime, the number of buried people in the city of Karaj, Alborz province, due to the Coronavirus until April 18, 2020, was over 1100.

Around 30 people are dying and buried daily because of having contracted the coronavirus. Out of this number, 20 were diagnosed with the coronavirus and 10 suspected of being infected.

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UPDATE: 8:30 AM CEST

Maryam Rajavi: The UN Security Council should condemn the Iranian regime’s criminal cover-up of the spread of COVID-19, costing the lives of people in Iran and other countries

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Iran news in brief, April 21, 2020

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll Exceeds 32,800 in 294 Cities
Iran: 51% of Citizens Earn Less During COVID-19 Crisis
Kurdish Activist on Hunger Strike Amid Coronavirus Threat

Iran news in brief, April 21, 2020

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Tuesday, April 21, 2020, marks the 159th 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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