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Latest News in Brief – August 28, 2020

Iran, Ramsar – Yesterday and today, the situation in Ramsar has even exceeded the red status. (ISNA, August 27)

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UPDATE: 9:00 PM CEST

Criminal sentences of death, flogging, and imprisonment for three brothers for participating in the Kazerun and Shiraz uprisings

Maryam Rajavi calls for an urgent national and international action to stop the death sentence of Navid Afkari

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Iran coronavirus update: Over 96,000 deaths, official says most of the country is “red”

Iran, August 28, 2020 – Over 96,000 people have died of the novel coronavirus in 408 cities checkered across all of Iran’s 31 provinces, according to reports tallied by the Iranian opposition People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) as of Friday afternoon local time, August 28. The official death count declared by the regime stands at 21,249, around a fifth of the actual figure.

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Ahvaz ‌municipality workers hold protest rally

Iran, August 28, 2020 – On Thursday, August 27, a group of District 7 municipality workers in the city of Ahvaz, southwest Iran, held a protest rally.

Workers of the Ahvaz Municipal Executive Unit gathered in front of the District Municipality building demanding their delayed paychecks and authorities to address their problems.

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UPDATE:11:00 AM CEST

Demolition of houses of deprived people in Abolfazl village and firing bullets and tear gas at protesters

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Iran protests: Azvico depositors hold rally highlighting regime’s corrupt practices

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Political prisoner Zahra Safaei brutalized by dangerous inmates in Qarchak Prison

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UPDATE:10:30 AM CEST

Regime Judiciary Orders Mostafa Salehi’s Wife To Pay 425 Million Tomans “Blood Money”

Regime Judiciary Orders Mostafa Salehi’s Wife To Pay 425 Million Tomans “Blood Money” in retaliation against the universal condemnation of his execution and protests by Iranians abroad. The failure to pay will result in the seizure of his house and property.

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Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 404 Cities Exceeds 95,000

Over 95,500 dead of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Iran – Iran Coronavirus Death Toll per PMOI MEK sources

  • Iraj Harirchi, regime’s Deputy Health Minister: If we face the third wave of the outbreak, a fundamental difference is that our medical, nursing, health, and paramedical community are tired and worn out. 164 medical staff have died with Coronavirus.
  • Qassem Jan-Babaei, Deputy Health Minister: Coronavirus continues to spread across the country. If we do not pay enough attention to this disease, the third Coronavirus wave will move more intensely. (Mehr news agency, August 26)
  • Isfahan University of Medical Sciences: In addition to the increase in hospitalized patients, acute and fatal cases have also increased compared to previous weeks. We have not had a virus-free city in the Province since the last week of July. (Mehr news agency, August 27)
  • Head of Ramsar Health Network: Yesterday and today, the situation in Ramsar has even exceeded the red status. For more than 50 consecutive days, the situation in Mazandaran Province has been red. (ISNA, August 27)

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Iran Regime’s Officials Consider Coronavirus “Bad” for Themselves “Good” for People

Iran Regime’s Officials Consider Coronavirus “Bad” for Themselves “Good” for People
Iran – Muharram mourning ceremonies amid coronavirus outbreak

After pushing for holding the Muharram mourning ceremonies despite the coronavirus outbreak and its rising death toll, the Iranian regime’s Supreme Leader will not physically attend these ceremonies.

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Iran news in brief, August 27, 2020

Over 95,500 people have died of the novel coronavirus in 404 cities checkered across all of Iran’s 31 provinces, according to reports tallied by the Iranian opposition People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran as of Thursday afternoon local time. The official death count declared by the regime stands at 21,137, around a fifth of the actual figure.

Iran news in brief, August 28, 2020

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Friday, August 28, 2020, marks the 286th 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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