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Latest News in Brief – August 8, 2020

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UPDATE: 16:00 PM CEST

UK Lawmakers Condemn Iran Regime’s Execution of Detained Protester Mostafa Salehi

The religious fascism ruling Iran on Wednesday hanged Mostafa Salehi, who was arrested during the 2018 nationwide Iran protests, prompting international condemnation. In a statement, the British Committee for a Free Iran (BCFIF), which enjoys the support of the United Kingdom’s Members of Parliaments from different political tendencies, condemned the regime’s heinous crime of executing Mr. Salehi.

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The home of Mostafa Salehi, arrested during the December 2017 protests & executed a few days ago.

His children are seen standing alongside the image of their father.

The regime continues its ruthless killing spree.

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Iran Protests, August 8

Workers of the Haft Tappeh Sugarcane Company on Saturday, August 8, continued their protests and strike for the 55th day in Shush, Khuzestan province, southwest Iran.

UPDATE: 11:30 AM CEST

Iran Executions Timeline Since 1st January 2017

The anti-human religious dictatorship ruling Iran hanged Mostafa Salehi, one of the prisoners of the Dec 2017-January 2018 uprising, in Dastgerd prison in Isfahan.
The anti-human religious dictatorship ruling Iran hanged Mostafa Salehi, one of the prisoners of the Dec 2017-January 2018 uprising, in Dastgerd prison in Isfahan.

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UPDATE: 10:30 AM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 369 Cities Surpassed 84,400

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/ MEK) announced on August 7, 2020, that the Coronavirus death toll in 369 cities across Iran had passed 84,400. The number of victims in Khorasan Razavi is 6,238, Khuzestan 5,882, Mazandaran 3,944, Gilan 3,527, Lorestan 3,440, Sistan and Baluchestan 2,646, Alborz 2,555, Fars 2,345, Golestan 2,300, Hamedan 2,199, Kermanshah 2,050, North Khorasan 1,237, Hormozgan 1,055, Central 998, Ardabil 985, Bushehr 985, Yazd 965, and Zanjan 790.

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The Only Economic Fix For Iran At This Point Is Regime Change

In a piece for “Real Clear Market”, Mr. Abbas Davari, the Chairman of the Labor Committee of the National Council of Resistance of Iran addresses the current situation of Iran’s economy and how to fix it. The piece asks important questions as “Why has the Iranian economy struggled to prosper over the past 40 years despite massive oil revenues? Who is to blame for the current devastation? And, will the current medieval theocracy finally craft an economic panacea?”

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Since Surviving a Massacre in 1988, Iran’s Democratic Resistance Has Grown Stronger

Thirty-two years ago, the Iranian regime attempted to destroy, in one fell swoop, its country’s greatest source of democratic opposition. Based on a fatwa issued by the regime’s founder Ruhollah Khomeini which declared political prisoners to be enemies of God Himself, “death commissions” convened in prisons throughout Iran and began interrogating inmates about their ideological views and affiliations. These faux trials sometimes lasted for as little as a minute and sent prisoners in scope of thousands to the gallows.

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Iran Protests, August 8

Workers of the oil and gas industry are continuing their strike for the seventh consecutive day.
-Qeshm heavy crude oil refinery
-Hengam petrochemical site
-South Pars gas fields (phases 2 & 3)

Shush, southwest Iran Retired water administration employees held a gathering today demanding their delayed pensions.

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Saturday, August 8, 2020, marks the 266th 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

Read more: Latest News in Brief- August 7, 2020

 

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