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Latest News in Brief – August 7, 2020

Kashan is located in the north of Isfahan (218 km) between the Karkas Mountains in Natanz and Kavir Desert.

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Bahrain seizes two vehicles from Iran loaded with explosives

Bahrain authorities on Thursday seized two vehicles from Iran containing arms and explosives, according to the Bahrain Interior Ministry. Security forces had identified the two vehicles and were able to confiscate the explosives. “The individuals detained confessed that Hezbollah forces were involved in smuggling arms and explosives to Lebanon,” the Lebanese Interior Ministry statement added, according to Al Arabiya.

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Former U.N. official calls for investigation into 1988 massacre of Iranian political prisoners

In the summer of 1988, the United Nations had the chance to prevent a genocide in Iran, Tahar Boumedra, a former chief of the Human Rights Office of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) and a legal expert, warns in an article recently published in Town Hall.

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Political prisoners in 1988 rose up and defended their identity and emancipating cause with the utmost pride

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MEK Resistance Units’ activities

August 6, 2020— In the aftermath of Free Iran Global Summit 2020 where The President-elect of the main Iranian opposition group Maryam Rajavi delivered her speech, Mojahedin Khalgh Iran (PMOI/MEK) network and Resistance Units began spreading Maryam Rajavi’s quotes and her commitments for establishing justice in Iran in the opposite of Ali Khamenei’s rule.

MEK Resistance Units install posters of Maryam Rajavi quoting what she said in Free Iran 2020

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Monthly Report July 2020: Iran medical staff fight the virus without pay

Iran medical staff fighting the virus without pay, 15,000 infected

The number of people dying of the coronavirus has exceeded 82,000 in Iran, as the Iranian Resistance’s sources inside Iran say.

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UPDATE: 10:30 AM CEST

Iran coronavirus update: Over 83,800 deaths, officials warning of medical staff fatigue

Over 83,800 people have died of the novel coronavirus in 369 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 Thursday afternoon local time, August 6. The official death count declared by the regime stands at 17,976 around a fifth of the actual figure.

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On the Sixth Day, the Strike by Oil Refinery Workers and Employees Spreads to 11 Provinces

Thursday, August 6, 2020, on its sixth day, the strike by workers and employees of oil and gas facilities and refineries spreads to 18 cities in 11 provinces. The strike began in the provinces of Khuzestan, Bushehr, Hormozgan, and Fars on Saturday, August 1, and spread to the provinces of Isfahan, West Azerbaijan, East Azerbaijan, Ilam, Khorasan Razavi, Sistan and Baluchestan and Markazi in the following days.

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Iran: Mujahedin-E Khalq (Mek) Supporters and Resistance Units Commemorate the Fallen Heroes of the 1988 Massacre

Marking the 32nd anniversary of the 1988 massacre of 30,000 political prisoners in Iran, the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI / MEK) supporters and the Resistance Units, commemorated the fallen heroes of this crime, and called for the perpetrators of this heinous crime to be prosecuted. These activities took place in Tehran and most other cities including Semnan, Shiraz, Rudsar, Rasht, Isfahan, Mashhad, Iranshahr, Zanjan, Ahvaz, Ilam, Khorramabad, Qom, Karaj, Kermanshah, Dezful, Shahriyar, Kerman, Mazandaran, Babol, Zahedan, Borujerd, Hamedan, Neyshabur, Tabriz and Hashtgerd.

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Albania extradites Iran terror cell member to Germany for prosecution

Albania has extradited a Tajik native accused of membership in a terrorist cell of the Islamic State to Germany for prosecution, according to the Associated Press citing German prosecutors on August 4. German federal prosecutors issued a statement saying this individual was apprehended immediately after entering Frankfurt airport.

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Thursday, August 6, 2020, marks the 264th 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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