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Latest News in Brief – April 5, 2020

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Iran: COVID-19 crisis, April 2020
Iran: COVID-19 crisis, April 2020

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UPDATE: 6:30 PM CET

Iran: Coronavirus Fatalities, April 5, 2020, 6:00 PM CET

Iran Coronavirus
Iran: Coronavirus Fatalities, April 5, 2020
NUMBER OF VICTIMS (AS OF APRIL 5, 2020, 6:00 PM CET):
The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI) announced this afternoon, April 5, 2020, that Coronavirus has taken the lives of more than 18,600 in 242 cities across Iran.
The death count in different provinces includes:240 in East Azerbaijan, 390 in West Azerbaijan, 700 in Alborz, 2350 in Tehran, 70 in Chahar Mahal Bakhtiari, 1450 in Khorasan Razavi, 290 in Semnan, 1900 in Qom, 320 in Kerman, 580 in Kermanshah, and 530 in Hamadan. This is in addition to the death toll in other provinces.

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UPDATE: 4:00 PM CET

Online Medical Conference CoronaVirus Crisis in Iran:Assessment of Response to COVID-19 and Preemptive Measures

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UPDATE: 3:50 PM CET

Some news of coronavirus outbreak in Iran

A health official in the province of Alborz near Tehran said that if all economic activities are resumed, “we will face a catastrophe in managing COVID19 and 1million Iranians will die.”

Note: Rouhani said businesses would resume work from Apr. 11.

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UPDATE: 12:30 PM CET

Iran: Defiant Youth Target Centers of Repression and Plunder in Various Cities

Iran, Tehran: Khomeini's Relief Committee in Tehran's District 5-April 4, 2020
Iran, Tehran: Khomeini’s Relief Committee in Tehran’s District 5-April 4, 2020

Between April 2 and 4, 2020, defiant youths in Tehran and other cities, including Isfahan, Shiraz, Kerman, Karaj, and Shahriar, targeted the regime’s centers of repression and plunder.

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UPDATE: 12:20 PM CET

Iranian regime’s diplomacy is relying on terrorism, says diplomat-terrorist Amirabdollahian

The Iranian regime diplomat-terrorist Hossein Amirabdollahian confesses that the regime’s foreign diplomacy is based on terrorism. Hossein Amirabdollahian, Ofogh state-run channel, April 4, 2020: Qassem Soleimani’s accomplishments in the region and across the globe were so productive for the Islamic Republic of Iran’s diplomatic apparatus during negotiations that if the Islamic Republic of Iran did not have this backbone during its talks it may never have been recognized in the world.

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UPDATE: 10:30 AM CET

Lies, facts and warnings about Iran’s coronavirus outbreak

Iranian regime president Hassan Rouhani continued his pathological lying about the coronavirus on Thursday, claiming, “We will not be having problems in the next few months.

We will not have a problem in providing currency until the end of the [Persian calendar] year (March 2021) … Today, there are around 4 million tons of goods in our customs, including basic goods, which will enter the country in the coming days.” He also claimed that the country’s warehouses are filled with agricultural and industrial products. But the question is, where will the government get the money from as its oil and petrochemical income is nearing zero? This question is even more relevant as the coronavirus crisis has shut down many economic activities and even gasoline consumption inside the country has declined by 48 billion liters.

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UPDATE: 9:45 AM CET

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll Exceeds 17,500 in 240 Cities

State-run media: In Qom alone, 170 doctors and nurses were infected, 37 died.

Maryam Rajavi’s hailed all dedicated doctors and nurses, calling them symbols of the Iranian nation’s pride.

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI / MEK) announced on April 4, 2020, that the death toll for the Coronavirus in 240 cities exceeds 17,500 across Iran.The number of victims in  Tehran 2170, Mazandaran 1,500, Khuzestan 840, Hamedan 440, Yazd 350, Zanjan 340, Fars 325, Kurdistan 320, Central Province 280, East Azerbaijan is 240, North Khorasan 225, Sistan and Baluchestan 190, Ilam 145, and Semnan 120.

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UPDATE: 9:00 AM CET

“Ali Khamenei is the reason for people’s death amid coronavirus crisis”: MEK Resistance Units

In recent weeks, the Iranian regime has launched a propaganda campaign against the Iranian Resistance and the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) to cover up the dimension of its crimes regarding secrecy and negligence regarding coronavirus outbreak in the country.

Resistance Units also install posters of Iranian Resistance leader Massoud Rajavi and the NCRI President Maryam Rajavi.

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UPDATE: 8:30 AM CET

Maryam Rajavi: Today, regime change in Iran is indispensable not only to freedom and democracy in Iran but also to the health of each and every individual in Iran and to the protection of their houses, cities and villages against natural disasters.

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UPDATE: 8:00 AM CET

Popular Councils providing aid during Iran coronavirus crisis

The Iranian people have formed many Popular Councils in Iran to help each other as the regime’s incompetency during the Iran coronavirus outbreak.

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Sunday, April 5, 2020, marks the 143rd 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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