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Latest News in Brief – July 17, 2020

Latest News in Brief – July 17, 2020
Free Iran Grand Gathering in Paris – file photo

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UPDATE: 2:00 PM CEST

Join us live at the #FreeIran2020 Global Summit online Friday, July 17 Iran Rising Up for Freedom | Resistance Units Key to Victory

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MEK network support Free Iran Global Summit 2020, Maryam Rajavi & Ashraf 3 in Albania

The Iranian Resistance Units, a network of activists of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) across Iran, have been organizing various activities that are louder calls for regime change. The Resistance Units bravely took to graffiti in public places and sent personal messages, announcing their support for the annual gathering of the Iranian Resistance the “Free Iran Global Summit: Iran Rising Up for Freedom” with the slogans: “Down with Khamenei, hail to freedom, we are ready to overthrow the regime,” “Down with the principle of the Supreme Leader’s rule,” “We can and we must free Iran,” “Democracy and freedom with Maryam Rajavi, down with Khamenei, hail to Rajavi,” “Iran will be free,” and “Maryam Iran, Iran Maryam.”

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UPDATE: 1:00 PM CEST

Iranian Diaspora Organizes Historic Online Event In Support Of Resistance Units In Iran

Free Iran Global Summit 2020 mobilizes supporters across the world in a show of support for democracy and justice in Iran.

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Former US Senator Kelly Ayotte:

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Elisabetta Zamparutti:

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UPDATE: 10:00 AM CEST

The Largest Ever Online Summit

The Largest Ever Online Summit Free Iran, Global Summit, Resistance Units Are the Key to Victory - July 17, 2020
The Largest Ever Online Summit Free Iran, Global Summit, Resistance Units Are the Key to Victory – July 17, 2020

Free Iran, Global Summit

Resistance Units Are the Key to Victory 

July 17, 2020

  • Participants from 30,000 locations in Iran and more than 100 other countries will gather online in support of the Iranian people’s uprising and in support of the Resistance Units. 
  • Nearly 1,000 prominent figures, politicians, and parliamentarians from around the world will voice their support for the Iranian Resistance, and they will call for a firm policy against the Iranian regime’s terrorism, its nuclear program, and its efforts to create weapons of mass destruction. 
  • The conference will warn about the Coronavirus catastrophe in Iran and the mullahs’ cover-up.

The annual gathering of the Iranian Resistance in support of the Iranian people’s uprising to overthrow the corrupt and criminal regime will take place on Friday, July 17, 2020. This gathering, which will link simultaneous rallies in major cities in Europe, the United States, and Australia with more than 30,000 connection points, will be the largest gathering of its kind in support of a free Iran.

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Alireza Jafarzadeh NewsMax 16 July 2020

Alireza Jafarzadeh discussing the terrorism of the Iranian regime the killings inside Iran and the country rising up for freedom. He said there is an alternative to the Iranian regime which seek a free Iran.

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NCRI’s Free Iran Global Summit in the Media

NCRI’s Free Iran Global Summit in the Media
NCRI’s Free Iran Global Summit in the Media

As the date of the Free Iran Global Summit on 17 July 2020 draws closer, the event is being covered by the media outlets. This event will be held virtually by the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) connecting over 30,000 locations in 102 countries around the globe. Hundreds of thousands of Iranians will be joining the NCRI’s Free Iran Global Summit. This event will be attended by around 1,000 renowned politicians from both sides of the Atlantic 

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Iran coronavirus update: Over 71,700 deaths, officials talk of “more dangerous” second wave

Over 71,700 people have died of the novel coronavirus in 346 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, July 16. The official death count declared by the regime stands at 13,608 around a sixth of the actual figure.

The death toll in various provinces include: 17,850 in Tehran, 3,145 in Mazandaran, 2,695 in Lorestan, 2,265 in Alborz, 1,895 in Hamedan, 1,820 in Kermanshah, and 1,725 in Fars. This is in addition to reports obtained from other provinces.

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Protests by retirees and workers reported in various across Iran

Retirees rallying in the city of Mashhad, northeast Iran

Retirees and employees of the Iranian regime’s Social Security Organization rallied in different cities on Wednesday outside Social Security Organization offices demanding answers to their long-stated list of demands.

In Tehran, retirees rallied outside the Labor Department and were attacked by security forces and plainclothes agents who intended to disrupt their gathering. However, the retirees withstood these attacks and continued their protest gathering. Authorities had dispatched at least seven vehicles to the site to both arrest the protesting retirees and disrupt the entire rally.

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Friday, July 17, 2020, marks the 244th 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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