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Latest News in Brief – August 29, 2020

Isfahan is a major city in Iran and is the capital of Isfahan Province. According to a spokesperson for the Health Ministry Isfahan is in a red situation
Isfahan is a major city in Iran and is the capital of Isfahan Province. According to a spokesperson for the Health Ministry Isfahan is in a red situation



Iran: Coronavirus Update, Over 96,500 Deaths, Aug 29, 2020, 6:00 PM CEST

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI / MEK) announced this afternoon, Aug 29, 2020, that Coronavirus has taken the lives of more than 96,500 in 408 cities across Iran. The death toll in various provinces include: 6875 in Khorasan Razavi, 6467 in Khuzestan, 4349 in Isfahan, 4167 in Lorestan, 3998 in Gilan, 3032 in Sistan and Baluchistan, 2820 in East Azerbaijan, 2773 in Alborz, 2649 in West Azerbaijan, 2458 in Hamedan, 1543 in Kerman, 1284 in Hormozgan, 1187 in Bushehr, 1142 in Ardabil, 919 in Zanjan, 677 in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari. This is in addition to reports obtained from other provinces.


PMOI / MEK reports: Railway workers protest in northwest Iran



Elderly Political Prisoner Arzhang Davoudi Held Incommunicado in SE Iran Prison

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Political prisoner Arzhang Davoudi

Years after sending political prisoner Arzhang Davoudi to exile in the prisons of Zabol and Zahedan, in Sistan and Baluchestan Province (SE Iran), the Intelligence Ministry is trying through various means to remove or conceal every trace of him, so that no one can disseminate any information about this long-time political prisoner.

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Oil-gas industry workers on strike

Oil-gas industry workers are protesting harsh working conditions, lack of minimum of security & welfare facilities, & months-overdue paychecks & bonuses. The strikes have now spread to 12 provinces & in over 55 sites & centers. The regime has fired many of these protesting workers.


Iran Regime To Ban All Social Media Platforms: Will It Hinder an Uprising?

The Iranian regime’s parliament is to ban and filter all the social media applications in Iran. This medieval action in the era of technology shows how terrified the mullahs are from the population and their connection with the organized resistance movement.  But will the regime get its desired security?

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Iran: Activities of Resistance Units and MEK Supporters in the Last Week of August

“Disband the IRGC”

Shiraz – Posting Massoud Rajavi (the leader of the Iranian Resistance)’s banner – August 22, 2020

Last week, Resistance Units and supporters of the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK/PMOI) launched a nationwide campaign to break the atmosphere of terror and repression of the clerical regime, by writing graffiti and distributing leaflets and posting banners in Tehran and other cities including, Karaj, Sanandaj, Qazvin, Rasht, Isfahan, Shiraz, Neyshabur, Sistan and Baluchestan, Mashhad, Behshahr, Qods town, Dezful, Ahvaz, Birjand, Dehdasht, Tabriz, and Khorramabad.

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Criminal Sentences of Death, Flogging, and Imprisonment for Three Brothers for Participating in the Kazerun and Shiraz Uprisings

The clerical regime’s judiciary has sentenced three brothers to death, imprisonment, and flogging for participating in the Kazerun and Shiraz uprisings.

Navid Afkari, a 27-year-old National wrestling champion was sentenced to two executions, in addition to six and a half years in prison and 74 lashes. His brothers, Vahid Afkari, 35, and Habib Afkari, 29, were sentenced to 54.5 years in prison and 74 lashes, and 27 years and three months imprisonment and 74 lashes, respectively. They have been subjected to severe torture in prison since 2018.

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Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 408 Cities Exceeds 96,000

MEK announced on Friday, August 28, that over 96,000 people have lost their lives due to the novel coronavirus

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/ MEK) announced on Friday, August 28, 2020, that the Coronavirus death toll in 408 cities in Iran had exceeded 96,000. The number of victims in Tehran is 23,355, Khorasan Razavi 6,775, Mazandaran 4,668, Khuzestan 6,447, Isfahan 4,320, Lorestan 4,117, Golestan 2,766, Fars 2,698, Kurdistan 1,946, North Khorasan 1,519, Semnan 1,242, Central Province 1,231, Ardabil 1,132, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari 657, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad 595, and South Khorasan 514.

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Iran news in brief, August 29, 2020

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 408 Cities Exceeds 96,000

Ahvaz Municipality Workers Hold Protest Rally



Saturday, August 29, 2020, marks the 287th 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.


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

Read more: Latest News in Brief- August 28, 2020