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Latest News in Brief – February 29, 2020

February 29: Latest News
February 29: Latest News


Maryam Rajavi: Urgent call to action to save the lives of three detained protesters facing execution

The Iranian Resistance calls on the United Nations Secretary-General, the High Commissioner for Human Rights, the Human Rights Council, and all other relevant UN bodies, as well as all human rights organizations to take urgent action to save the lives of three protesters detained following the November 2019 uprising.

Maryam Rajavi: We declare IWD 2020, the day of Women Martyred in the Iran Uprising in November 2019

Message to the gathering of Iranians in Stockholm  
Women are a force for change – Support for Iranian women’s rebellion for democracy

We declare IWD 2020, the day of Women Martyred in the Iran Uprising in November 2019

What do we really mean when we speak of the critical role played by our courageous sisters and daughters in the uprising in November? Why did they take to the streets? Why did they sacrifice their lives?

I call on the World Health Organization to document all the facts and figures on the extent of the  Coronavirus in  Iran and put it at the disposal of the public and relevant international organizations to save the lives of the people of Iran and other countries.

I hail the resistance of our courageous sisters and daughters in the ranks of Resistance Units. I hail the admirable perseverance of our female political prisoners. And I call on you, my dear sisters, to expand your efforts in support of the uprisings and Resistance Units.

Iran news in brief, February 29, 2020

Three Young Men Sentenced to Death for Participating in Iran Protests.

Alarming Situation of Iranian Prisons Amid COVID-19 Outbreak.

Iran: Officials Covering Massive Damages Caused from Locust Storms.

Floods Spread to 14 Provinces Across Iran, Leave Behind Massive Damage.

Over 300 fatalities as a result of Coronavirus

Regime’s cover-up, deception causing the spread of catastrophe

Based on reports from inside Iran, the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced that the number of those who have lost their lives due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) exceeds 300. In Qom at least 114, in Tehran 30, in Kashan 22, in Isfahan 21, in Rasht 18, and in Arak 12 people have died so far. The virus has spread to all 31 provinces.

Moreover, in Mashhad, Kermanshah, Karaj, Lahijan, Semnan, Bandar Abbas, Yazd, Ilam, Yassouj, Khorramabad, Neyshabour, Hamedan, Homayounshahr, Najafabad, and many other large and small towns several residents have lost their lives. Nevertheless, by engaging in cover-up and deception, the clerical regime continues to claim that 34 have died and 388 have contracted the virus.

Iranian regime’s inaction, secrecy on devastating floods

February 28, 2020—Heavy rainfalls in 14 provinces is the latest disaster following the coronavirus outbreak across Iran, earthquakes in the northwest and south-central Iran, and a locust invasion in the country’s southern provinces. All of this has brought further suffering and tiredness for the poor people of Iran. Each of these disasters is multiplied under the suppressive and corrupt mullahs’ dictatorship and It increases the people’s difficulties.

According to state-run media, roads to hundreds of cities and villages are blocked, and electricity and drinking water are cut off in many other areas. The city gas feed in some districts is completely out of service.

Iran MP: number of graves show “alarming” number of COVID-19 deaths

The deception and lies by the Iranian regime in announcing the real number of COVID-19 deaths revealed even by the regime’s officials.

“I plead with (officials) to announce the real numbers to the people. Unfortunately, they have continuously covered-up the numbers. Read more:



Saturday, February 29, 2020, marks the 107th 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- February 28, 2020