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Latest News in Brief – April 22, 2020

Latest News in Brief - April 22, 2020
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UPDATE: 6:45 PM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Update, Over 33,800 Deaths, April 22, 2020, 6:00 PM CEST

NUMBER OF VICTIMS (AS OF APRIL 22, 2020, 6:00 PM CEST):

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI) announced this afternoon, April 22, 2020, that Coronavirus has taken the lives of more than 33,800 in 295 cities across Iran.

Over 33,800 dead of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Iran-Iran Coronavirus Death Toll per PMOI MEK sources
Over 33,800 dead of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Iran-Iran Coronavirus Death Toll per PMOI MEK sources

The death toll in various provinces include: 5,770 in Tehran, 3090 in Qom, 2,660 in Razavi Khorasan, 2310 in Isfahan, 1570 in Khuzestan, 1325 in Eastern Azerbaijan, 1095 in Golestan, 1075 in Western Azerbaijan, 900 in Kermanshah, 880 in  Fars, 840 in Hamedan, 755 in Lorestan. This is in addition to cases registered in other provinces.

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UPDATE: 4:45 PM CEST

Amid Coronavirus Outbreak, Shocking Images from Iran Show a New Phenomenon: Underground-Dwellers

Life in underground in Iran under the mullahs rule
Life in underground in Iran under the mullahs rule

Amid the coronavirus outbreak in Iran, which has so far claimed the lives of over 33,400 people across Iran due to the regime’s inaction and cover-up, the release of a video of the life of a group of poor “underground dwellers has shocked the society.

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UPDATE: 4:40 PM CEST

News show sanctions haven’t affected Iran coronavirus crisis

The Iranian regime claims that international sanctions have hampered its ability to import medicine to fight the coronavirus crisis in Iran. A glance at its state-run news agencies shows that the regime has imported tons of medicine and medical equipment just within 2 months. However, the regime hoards many medicines & medical equipment imports and reports indicate that it sells the humanitarian aid it receives at several times the cost.
News show sanctions haven't affected Iran coronavirus crisis

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UPDATE: 4:30 PM CEST

Iran coronavirus is like fire under the ashes

Ali Khamenei and Rouhani’s greed is taking its toll on the Iranian population The novel coronavirus has taken the lives of more than 31,500 in Iran as of April 18, 2020 Around 100 of hospital medical personnel, covered by the Mashhad Medical Science University, are infected with COVID-19 The novel coronavirus is like fire under the ashes. The number of new cases, especially in the city of Qom, and the number of hospitalized patients are once again on the rise This is the result of lifting quarantine measures and neglecting hygiene regulations. All the while, regime President Hassan Rouhani insists on ordering people back to their jobs. Even state-run outlets and officials are voicing concern on this catastrophe. If our lower class loses trust & hope, such pressures can lead to dangerous results.
Iran coronavirus is like fire under the ashes

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UPDATE: 4:00 PM CEST

“For as long as the IRGC exist, the mullahs’ regime will remain in power” PMOI/MEK Resistance Units

PMOI/MEK Resistance Units took to graffiti against the dictatorship in Iran. They also install posters of Iranian Resistance leader Massoud Rajavi and the NCRI President Maryam Rajavi in Iran’s cities. They wrote:
Tehran—Maryam Rajavi: “IRGC health and financial facilities & foundations controlled by Khamenei must be put at the service of the people of Iran.”
Tehran—Maryam Rajavi: IRGC health and financial facilities & foundations controlled by Khamenei must be put at the service of the people of Iran.
Khorramabad— “The mullahs must get lost, in order to handle the coronavirus”
Qaemshahr—Massoud Rajavi: “The army of the poor must rebel and rise up.”
Shiraz— “IRGC bases must be destroyed”
Behbahan— “For as long as the IRGC’s warmongering and criminal policies exist, the mullahs’ regime will remain in power.”
Tehran—Maryam Rajavi: “The people of Iran and rebellious youth have decided to oust the IRGC and Basij.”
Tehran—Maryam Rajavi: “The people of Iran and rebellious youth have decided to oust the IRGC and Basij.”
Tehran—Hail to Rajavi and Down with Khamenei
Shiraz— “IRGC, army and government facilities must be put at the service of the people of Iran.”
Qaemshahr—Maryam Rajavi: “The people of Iran and rebellious youth have decided to oust the IRGC and Basij.”
Tehran—Massoud Rajavi: “Rebellion & fighting a hundred times more is needed to go forward.”
Tehran—Massoud Rajavi: Rebel in the fight of destiny against the coronavirus caused by the supreme leader.
Karaj— “Down with Khamenei and Hail to Rajavi”
Sabzevar—Maryam Rajavi: “After pain and sacrifices of the Iranian people, the freshness and blossoming of the spring of freedom is on the move”
“For as long as the IRGC exist, the mullahs’ regime will remain in power” PMOI/MEK Resistance Units

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UPDATE: 11:30 AM CEST

Iran, workers’ conditions, Interview with workers in Mashhad city, northeastern the country

An Iranian state-run media recently provided a report through interview with several workers in Mashhad city, northeastern the country. Interviewees all criticize the regime’s failure steps either in keeping the people in their home without supplies or giving a $62 loan with 12 percent interest.

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UPDATE: 10:10 AM CEST

Virtual Conference: Revealing Iran’s Cover Ups Amid the Coronavirus Crisis

The Ticking Clock of Uprising and Regime Change
Thursday, April 23, 2020

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UPDATE: 9:30 AM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 294 Cities Exceeds 33,400

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI / MEK) announced on Tuesday, April 21, 2020, that the Coronavirus death toll in 294 cities across Iran has exceeded 33,400.

Coronavirus patients in a Tehran hospital
Coronavirus patients in a Tehran hospital

The number of victims in Tehran is 5,690, Qom 3050, Khorasan Razavi 2,620, Gilan 2,470, Isfahan 2,235, Mazandaran 2,190, West Azerbaijan 1,050, East Azerbaijan 1,318, Zanjan 465, and Sistan and Baluchestan 395.

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UPDATE: 9:00 AM CEST

Maryam Rajavi: The clerical regime must free all prisoners and stop arrests, torture and executions in Iran

It must particularly refrain from preventing national solidarity efforts and the aid provided by rebellious youth to our compatriots.

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UPDATE: 8:30 AM CEST

Thousands of workers protest low wages during Iran’s COVID-19 crisis

Workers protest amid COVID-19 crisis in Iran

Thousands of Iranians workers staged gatherings to protests issues related to their wages and work conditions during Iran’s COVID-19 crisis.
A number of these gatherings by laborers in factories and industrial companies were as follows:
On Monday, railroad workers in Tehran’s Islamshahr went on strike demanding their outstanding wages. They have not received their salaries for the past four months.
Iran Merinus Factory workers in Qom held a gathering outside the factory to protest a delay in the factory contracting the workers. The factory makes wool products.

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Iran news in brief, April 22, 2020

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 294 Cities Exceeds 33,400
Iran: Thousands of Workers Protest Low Wages Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
Iran: Regime Executes Juvenile Offender for Participating in Riot

Iran news in brief, April 22, 2020

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Wednesday, April 22, 2020, marks the 160th 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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