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UPDATE: 5:30 PM CEST
Free Iran 2020: A monumental achievement in the struggle for freedom
The annual “Free Iran Global Summit 2020” meeting of the Iranian Resistance held online on Friday July 17 in an exceptional and special circumstances that the coronavirus has imposed on the world, marked a historical event in the political and social history of Iran.
A unique technological event
Dozens of distinguished personalities who spoke at this event expressed their amazement and admiration that the event was held in 30,000 places in 102 countries of the world, including Iran, where internet access is very limited. The event was attended by 1,000 of personalities, political leaders, human rights activists, and other dignitaries from around the world. Many described the meeting as “extraordinary,” “amazing,” “unimaginable,” “making the impossible possible,” and “an exciting technological achievement.”
Joseph Lieberman, former U.S. senator and Vice Presidential nominee, suggested to register this event in the Guinness Book of Records.
UPDATE: 5:15 PM CEST
Message of Maria Elena Elverdin to the Free Iran Global Summit 2020
Maria Elena Elverdin, President of the Associacion Argentina de Mujeres de Carreras Juridicas (AAMCJ) sent a message of support to the Iranian Resistance and the NCRI President-elect Maryam Rajavi for the success of their annual gathering #FreeIran2020
Message of Eva Duran Ramus to the Free Iran Global Summit 2020
Ms. Eva Duran Ramus, Member of the Spanish Parliament (2011-2015) sent a message of support to the Iranian Resistance and the NCRI President-elect Maryam Rajavi for the success of their annual gathering #FreeIran2020
UPDATE: 4:45 PM CEST
Iran: Growing Support for the MEK and NCRI Poses an Existential Threat to the Clerical Regime
On Friday, the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), and the MEK held its annual “Free Iran” gathering. This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, “Free Iran Global Summit” was held online, connecting over 30,000 locations from above 100 countries around the globe. Nearly 1,000 renowned politicians participated in this conference reiterating their support of the Iranian people and their organized resistance movement.
UPDATE: 3:00 PM CEST
Maryam Rajavi: In an interview with FOX NEWS – We expect the international community to adopt a firm policy vis-à-vis the regime in Iran
— Maryam Rajavi (@Maryam_Rajavi) July 19, 2020
On the occasion of the Free Iran Global summit 2020, in an interview with Fox News Maryam Rajavi said: We expect the international community to adopt a firm policy vis-à-vis the regime in Iran https://www.foxnews.com/media/rudy-gi…
Video: Maryam Rajavi’s speech to the Free Iran Global Summit
The Free Iran Global Summit, a major online and live conference encompassing over 30,000 points spread across 100 countries, was convened on Friday, July 17, 2020, in a direct link to Ashraf 3, home of the Iranian opposition, Mujahedeen-e Khalq.
The summit, held in commemoration of the July 20 anniversary of Iranians’ historic uprising in 1952 against domestic reactionary forces and colonialism, to restore the nationalist and democratic government of Dr. Mohammad Mossadeq, as well as the anniversary of the founding of the National Council of Resistance of Iran, the sole independent and democratic alternative to the current regime in 1981, was met with widespread participation and enthusiasm by Iranian compatriots.
Over 1,000 political dignitaries from various countries participated in this summit to voice support for the Iranian people’s uprising and in solidarity with Resistance Units.
MEK network express their readiness for supporting Maryam Rajavi & Free Iran Global
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” and “Maryam Iran, Iran Maryam.”
They told :
Tehran— “Dear Maryam, as a Mojahedin member from Tehran I announce my position and until the overthrow of the cruel mullahs’ regime I will not give up, and we will bring you back to our homeland the country of the Lion and the Sun. Down with Khamenei, hail to Massoud Rajavi, hail to freedom”
Karaj— “Iran Maryam, Maryam Iran” / “Down with Khamenei, hail to Rajavi, hail to freedom”
Bandar Abbas— “To overthrow the mullahs’ regime we announce we are ready!”
Karaj— “As an Iranian from Shiraz, I’m for our nation, for the freedom of Iran. Down with Khamenei and the mullahs’ regime, hail to freedom”
Tabriz— “I congratulate you for this gathering [Free Iran 2020]. Dear Maryam, we are with you wherever you are.”
Karaj— “Democracy and freedom with Maryam Rajavi” / “Down with Khamenei, hail to Rajavi, hail to freedom”
Tehran— “Down with Khamenei, hail to Rajavi, hail to freedom”
Tehran— “Down with Khamenei, hail to freedom” / “For the freedom of Iran we are ready”
Shiraz— “Down with Khamenei, hail to Rajavi, hail to freedom”
Isfahan— “I salute you from Isfahan, down with Khamenei, hail to freedom”
Marand— “Hail to Mrs. Maryam Rajavi. I salute you from Marand. With the hope for freedom of our country, I salute your dignity. Hail to Rajavi, down with Khamenei”
Shiraz— “Democracy and freedom with Maryam Rajavi” / “Down with Khamenei, hail to Rajavi”
Karaj— “Hail to freedom”
Karaj— “Down with the principle of the Supreme Leader’s rule” / “For the freedom for Iran, we are ready!”
Tehran— “Hail to Mojahedin, down with the dictator”
Tehran— “Down with Khamenei, hail to Rajavi”
Kashan— “We can and we must free Iran” / “Down with Khamenei, hail to freedom”
Shahroud— “A free Iran with Maryam Rajavi” / “Down with the mullahs” / “As the Iranian nation, we will take back Iran. Down with Khamenei”
Qazvin— “Iran Maryam, Maryam Iran”
Tehran— “Hail to Massoud Rajavi, down with Khamenei, damn Khomeini, hail to the MEK” / “The mullahs’ end is near. Down with the mullahs’ regime” / “Hail to Massoud Rajavi, hail to the MEK, hail to Maryam Rajavi
Rash— “We are ready! We are ready! We are ready!”
Tehran—Supporting Free Iran Global Summit 2020
Tehran—Supporting Free Iran Global Summit 2020
Tehran— “Down with the dictator, hail to Rajavi, hail to freedom, hail to the MEK”
Kazeroun— “Dear Maryam, we are waiting for you”
Karaj— “Dear Maryam, come back, and with your return, you will bring spring to Iran”
Kashan— “Iran Maryam, Maryam Iran”
Lorestan— “Dear Maryam, we are waiting for you”
Iran: Coronavirus Virus Death Toll in 346 Cities Exceeds 72,700
- Rouhani: 25 million people have been infected, and 35 million will be infected, the number of hospitalizations in the future will be twice as many as before
- While Rouhani blames the people for the new Coronavirus outbreak, regime Health Ministry officials Jahanpour and Mohraz state that reopening and lifting restrictions were the cause.
- In Neyshabur, the number of infected, hospitalized and dead has increased sharply compared to a few days ago
- 15 to 20% of Kermanis are infected with Coronavirus, and the whole Province is red. However, the National Coronavirus Combat Taskforce (NCCT) in Tehran refuses to impose restrictions.
- In Yazd, the number of Coronavirus patients has tripled, and in Qom, all hospitals are occupied by Coronavirus patients, and soon the Province will be red again.
Sunday, July 19, 2020, marks the 246th 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- July 18, 2020