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Latest News in Brief – July 2, 2020

Latest News in Brief – July 2, 2020
The holy shrine of Imam Reza in Mashhad city, Khorasan Razavi province, northeastern Iran: In Khorasan Razavi, 4,650 new infections and 499 deaths from Saturday to Monday

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UPDATE: 6:30 AM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Update, Over 64,200 Deaths, July 2, 2020, 6:00 PM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Update, Over 64,200 Deaths, July 2, 2020, 6:00 PM CEST
Over 64,200 dead of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Iran-Iran Coronavirus Death Toll per PMOI MEK sources

NUMBER OF VICTIMS (AS OF July 2, 2020, 6:00 PM CEST):

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI) announced this afternoon, July 2, 2020, that Coronavirus has taken the lives of more than 64,200 in 342 cities across Iran. The death toll in various provinces include: 4050 in Khorasan Razavi, 3930 in Qom, 2350 in Lorestan, 1760 in West Azerbaijan, 1630 in Kermanshah, 1440 in Hamedan, 750 in North Khorasan, 650 in Hormozgan, 440 in Ilam. This is in addition to reports obtained from other provinces.

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UPDATE: 5:30 AM CEST

Free Iran Global Summit: Standing With Iranian People and Their Resistance, MEK

Free Iran Global Summit: Regime’s Situation and Necessity to Stand With Iranian People and Their Resistance
International conference in Ashraf-3 on June 20, 2020

The National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) will hold its annual “Free Iran Global Summit” online on July 17due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This event will be attended by thousands of supporters of the Iranian Resistance, along with hundreds of renowned politicians from all across the globe.  

What is the core message of this rally, its impact on the Iranian regime, and the regime’s current situation?  

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UPDATE: 3:30 AM CEST

MEK Resistance Units install large banner of Maryam Rajavi in Isfahan

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 with the slogans: “We will take back Iran,” “We must rise to take back our legitimate rights,”
“Viva Rajavi, Down with Khamenei,” “Maryam Rajavi is the symbol of the Iranian Resistance and a free Iran,” and “A free Iran with Maryam Rajavi.”
They wrote:
Tehran— “Maryam Rajavi is the symbol of the Iranian Resistance and a free Iran”
Tehran— “The regime is in a deadlock and is reaching its end, Viva Rajavi”
Tehran— “The Iranian people have decided to overthrow the IRGC and Basij” / “Viva Maryam Rajavi”
Rasht— “Massoud Rajavi is the source of hope for the Iranian nation”
Rasht— “Down with Khamenei”
Tehran— “The uprising continues, the only answer for the mullahs is fire” / “We will take back Iran” / “Viva Rajavi, Down with Khamenei”
Tehran— “Rise up to overthrow the regime of the Supreme Leader”
Tehran— “A free Iran with Maryam Rajavi”
Ahvaz— “We can and we must set up one thousand Resistance Units”
Tehran— “Down with Khamenei, Viva Rajavi”
Tehran— “Down with Khamenei”
Qom— “Down with Khamenei”
Omidiyeh— “We must rise to take back our legitimate rights”
Omidiyeh— “Down with Khamenei, Viva Rajavi”

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UPDATE: 2:30 AM CEST

MEK Resistance Units install posters of Maryam Rajavi and Massoud Rajavi giving hope

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 with the slogans: “We can and we must overthrow the dictator,” “Down with the principle of the Supreme leader’s rule” and “A free Iran with Maryam Rajavi.”
They wrote:
Tehran— “We can and we must overthrow the dictator”
Tehran— “Down with the principle of the Supreme leader’s rule” / “Down with the IRGC and Basij”
Tehran— “The Resistance Units have sworn to overthrow the regime”
Tehran— “Rebellions will overcome”
Pakdasht— “A free Iran with Maryam Rajavi”
Astara— “Down with Khamenei”
Kermanshah— “Rebellions will overcome”

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UPDATE: 1:30 AM CEST

NGO’s Monthly Report Confirms Iran’s Regime Ongoing Human Rights Violations

NGO’s Monthly Report Confirms Iran’s Regime Ongoing Human Rights Violations
NGO’s Monthly Report Confirms Iran’s Regime Ongoing Human Rights Violations

Beset by a whole host of economic, social, and political crises, the Iranian regime has been trying to rein in simmering social discontent by use of brute force,” says a leading Iranian human rights group. 

Iran Human Rights Monitor (Iran HRM) said June 2020 saw tighter clampdown on political prisoners and prisoners of conscience and mistreatment of human rights advocates. 

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UPDATE: 11:45 AM CEST

Free Iran Global Summit: Iran Rising Up for Freedom

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UPDATE: 11:30 AM CEST

Iran Regime’s Desperate Attempts to Demonize MEK: Forging Emails Accounts

The Iranian regime routinely spreads false information about its main opposition movement, the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI-MEK), and lately it has taken up the practice of impersonating them online. As the regime’s disinformation strategies persist and diversify, it is increasingly important for the international community to be on guard and to amplify the voices that counter this disinformation. 

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UPDATE: 11:00 AM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 341 Cities Exceeds 63,700

Iran: Coronavirus death toll in 341 cities exceeds 63,700
Iran: Coronavirus death toll in 341 cities exceeds 63,700

  • In Khorasan Razavi, 4,650 new infections and 499 deaths from Saturday to Monday 
  • In North Khorasan, 2,700 new infections and 190 deaths from Saturday to Tuesday 
  • Regime Health Ministry: Coronavirus Restrictions in 11 Provinces including, Khuzestan, Sistan, and Baluchestan, Hormozgan, Bushehr, Fars, East Azerbaijan, West Azerbaijan, Khorasan Razavi, Kerman, Tehran, and Alborz 
  • Shortage of beds in Masih Daneshvari Hospital, unable to hospitalize patients. Tehran is red. 
  • Deputy Head of National Coronavirus Combat Taskforce (NCCT) in Tehran: We are facing the exhaustion and extreme fatigue of the medical staff. The continuation of this process severely weakens their ability … and will lead to a very sharp increase in mortalities

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI / MEK) announced this afternoon, Wednesday, July 1, 2020, that the Coronavirus death toll in 341 cities in Iran is more than 63,700. The number of victims in Khuzestan is 4,870, Khorasan Razavi 3,900, Isfahan 3,205, Sistan and Baluchestan 2,055, Golestan 1,610, Kermanshah 1,590, Fars 1,340, Kerman 805, North Khorasan 695, Bushehr 620.

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UPDATE: 10:30 AM CEST

The Iranian Regime’s IRGC Quds Force: 1980s- Present

The Iranian Regime’s IRGC Quds Force: 1980s- Present
The Iranian Regime’s IRGC Quds Force: 1980s- Present

The position of the Quds terrorist force in the structure of the IRGC and the armed forces of the Mullahs’ regime 

The Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corp (IRGC) was established on May 5, 1979. What started as a paramilitary group of ideologically trained units loyal to the supreme leader has now grown to be the sole protector and backbone of the ruling mullahs in Iran. 

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UPDATE: 10:00 AM CEST

Iranians mark launch of resistance movement to establish freedom and democracy in Iran -June 20, 20

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UPDATE: 9:30 AM CEST

“Free Iran” Global Summit: IRAN RISING UP FOR FREEDOM

Watch live @iran_policy , July 17, 9:00 am EDT (6:00 am PDT)

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UPDATE: 9:00 AM CEST

Mismanagement Leads to Fire at Tehran’s Sina Clinic – 16 women die

Fire at Sina Clinic in Tehran

Government mismanagement led to the deaths of 16 women in a tragic fire at Tehran’s Sina Clinic.

Tuesday night, June 30, 2020, an explosion burnt Tehran’s Sina Clinic located north of Shariati Avenue in downtown Tehran. Nineteen, including 16 women, died and 14 were wounded. (The state-run Hamshahrionline.ir, July 1, 2020)

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Iran news in brief, July 2, 2020

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 341 Cities Exceeds 63,700
Massive Explosion Rocks Tehran, More Blasts Remain Possible

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Thursday, July 2, 2020, marks the 230th 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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