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UPDATE: 7:10 PM CEST
Iran: Coronavirus Update, Over 75,300 Deaths, July 23, 2020, 6:00 PM CEST
NUMBER OF VICTIMS (AS OF July 23, 2020, 6:00 PM CEST):
The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI-MEK) announced this afternoon, July 23, 2020, that Coronavirus has taken the lives of more than 75,300 in 347 cities across Iran. The death toll in various provinces include: 5570 in Khorasan Razavi, 3483 in Isfahan, 3343 in Mazandaran, 2380 in Alborz, 2940 in Lorestan, 2360 in Sistan and Baluchistan, 2245 in West Azerbaijan, 1990 in Hamadan, 1950 in Golestan, 1070 in Kerman, 890 in Hormozgan, 785 in Ardebil. This is in addition to reports obtained from other provinces.
UPDATE: 6:00 PM CEST
Presenting the statement by 31 U.S.political dignitaries on the need to hold Iran regime accountable
Rudy Giuliani, former New York Mayor presented a statement of support to Maryam Rajavi and the Iranian Resistance on behalf of US political personalities during the Free Iran Global Summit – Ashraf 3, July 17, 2020.
UPDATE: 5:30 PM CEST
COVID-19 Surging Death Toll Will Amplify Public Hatred Toward Iran Regime and Result in Uprising
The COVID-19 death toll in Iran is rapidly surging, according to the Iranian opposition. The regime’s cover-up and inaction are accelerating the spread of the virus. The catastrophe has reached a dimension that the regime’s officials are forced to admit to It. Yet, they desperately try to downplay it, only to avoid public outrage that could result in an explosion of social anger. The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI, Mujahedin-e Khalq or MEK) announced on July 22 that the COVID-19 death toll in Iran has surpassed 74,700.
Iran Regime’s Incessant Demonizing of MEK and NCRI Shows Their Effectiveness – Amb. Adam Ereli
For the past four decades the Iranian regime has been using every means it has to somehow demonize the Iranian Resistance movement. To tarnish the image of is viable alternative, the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) and its umbrella coalition National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), the mullahs’ regime has produced hundreds of movies, published thousands of books and article, and hired those expelled from these two organizations to spread rumors and false information under the pretext of “former members” or “critics of the MEK and the NCRI.
Iran: NCRI’s Summit, the Reflection of a Viable Alternative to the Iranian Regime
By: Alejo Vidal-Quadras
The leading voices for democracy in Iran recently spoke out in an online conference spanning three days and incorporating participation from more than 100 countries. The Free Iran Global Summit was organized by the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) and featured speeches on Friday, Sunday, and Monday from the NCRI’s President-elect Maryam Rajavi, as well as a wide range of lawmakers and policy experts who had endorsed the NCRI as the best and most viable alternative to the existing theocratic system.
UPDATE: 10:30 AM CEST
Iranian opposition MEK network follows Free Iran Global Summit 2020 in Iran supporting Maryam Rajavi
The Iranian Resistance “Free Iran Global Summit 2020” annual meeting, held online on July 17, was widely supported and viewed inside the country.
The event was held in the exceptional and special circumstances imposed by the coronavirus pandemic, which has pushed the world into social distancing rules and lockdown. The online rally connected more than 30,000 locations in 102 countries of the world, including Iran, where internet access is very limited.
More than 1,000 of personalities, political leaders, human rights activists, and other dignitaries from around the world attended the “Free Iran Global Summit 2020,” and some of them described it as “unimaginable,” and “an exciting technological achievement.”
Many Iranians inside the country and across the globe sent videos and personal messages on the social media, announcing their participation and support for the struggle of People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) to overthrow the clerical regime.
MEK network send their messages to the world supporting Maryam Rajavi
Many Iranians and the Iranian Resistance Units, a network of activists of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) across Iran, have announced their support for the annual gathering of the Iranian Resistance, the “Free Iran Global Summit: Iran Rising Up for Freedom,” in recent days. The Resistance Units 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, with the slogans: “Freedom and democracy with Maryam Rajavi,” “Iran Rajavi, Rajavi Iran,” “We are with you at the Free Iran gathering,” “Iran, Maryam, Freedom,” “Hail to the MEK and Maryam Rajavi,” “Long live Iran and Iranians,” and “Hail to the Resistance Units – Hail to the MEK’s leadership, Massoud Rajavi and Maryam Rajavi.”
UPDATE: 10:00 AM CEST
Iran: Authorities issue ultimatum for earthquake victims to evacuate
Municipality authorities in the town of Sarpol Zahab of Kermanshah province in western Iran have issued an ultimatum ordering survivors of the November 2017 earthquake to evacuate their trailers and makeshift homes in the next 48 hours.
The residents of these small homes have been living in such conditions for nearly three years now after the horrific November 2017 earthquake leveled their town and completely ruined their lives. “We have no place to go and we can’t afford the cost of a new home or apartment. If the municipality forces us to evacuate these trailers, we have no choice but to start living in tents,” one local said.
Speeches of European parliamentarians and members of Congress and American personalities at the Free Iran Global Summit
Dr. Matthew Offord, remarks to the Free Iran Global Summit – July 17, 2020
Paul Gosar from Arizona remarks to the Free Iran Global Summit – July 17, 2020
Rep. Lance Gooden remarks to the Free Iran Global Summit – July 17, 2020
Former U.S. Senator Robert Toricelli remarks to the Free Iran Global Summit – July 17, 2020
Newt Gingrich remarks to the Free Iran Global Summit – July 17, 2020
Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 347 Cities Is More Than 74,700
Lack of funding, lack of medical equipment and facilities, and depletion of medical staff have exacerbated the Coronavirus disaster
Regime MP from Gonbad Kavus: It seems that they (regime) have a pledge to kill all the people
· Ministry of Health: The number of cities on alert has increased by 40%. In Mazandaran, the daily hospitalization rate has tripled
· Regime parliament’s deputy from Gonbad Kavus: The officials have learned to blame everything on the people. For how long should people die while waiting in line for an empty ICU bed? People died of hypoxia. Atypical drugs are available on the black market in abundance at exorbitant prices, while people cannot even buy a mask, as if they have taken an oath to kill all people. Health insurance fees are beyond their capacity.
· Regime parliament deputy from Nahavand protests the lack of CT scan, MRI, and ambulances as well as lack of medical staff
· Arak Medical University of Sciences: In recent days, the number of hospitalizations and deaths have increased a lot. If the situation continues like this, we will not be able to provide services in autumn and winter
Iran’s 1988 Massacre: U.S. Calls for Independent Investigations
Morgan Ortagus, the spokesperson of the United States State Department, in a video message on Twitter, while condemning the Iranian regime’s ongoing human rights violations, particularly the 1988 massacre of thousands of political prisoners, called on the “international community to conduct independent investigations and do provide accountability and justice for the victims of these horrendous violations of human rights, organized by the Iranian regime.”
Silent Crime Against Resistant Political Prisoners Using the Covid-19
Following the emergence of the role of women in all aspects of the 2019–2020 Iranian uprisings, the clerical regime has once again targeted resistant political prisoners, fabricating baseless cases against them to keep them behind bars. Meanwhile, the Covid-19 crisis has created an opportunity for the regime to physically eliminate their opponents. Using the pretext of Coronavirus casualties around the world, especially in Iran, the regime seeks to quietly eliminate its opponents and avoid international condemnation.
Iran news in brief, July 23, 2020
Iran: Authorities Issue Ultimatum for Earthquake Victims to Evacuate
Thursday, July 23, 2020, marks the 250th 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 22, 2020