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Latest News in Brief – July 5, 2020

Latest News in Brief – July 5, 2020
Iran, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad province, Yasuj city: Given the rising trend of infection in Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad, difficult days await the people of the Province.

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UPDATE: 6:30 PM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Update, Over 65,900 Deaths, July 5, 2020, 6:00 PM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Update, Over 65,900 Deaths, July 5, 2020, 6:00 PM CEST
Coronavirus Update, Over 65,900 Deaths, July 5, 2020

NUMBER OF VICTIMS (AS OF July 5, 2020, 6:00 PM CEST):

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI) announced this afternoon, July 5, 2020, that Coronavirus has taken the lives of more than 65,900 in 342 cities across Iran. The death toll in various provinces include: 5040 in Khuzestan, 4570 in Khorasan Razavi, 2960 in Mazandaran, 1645 in Golestan, 850 in North Khorasan, 830 in Kerman, 685 in Hormozgan, 610 in Zanjan, and 565 in Qazvin. This is in addition to reports obtained from other provinces.

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UPDATE: 6:00 PM CEST

“Maryam Rajavi; we are waiting for you” MEK network in Iran

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: “The Iranian people’s wealth, which is under control of IRGC & Khamenei must be wrested out of the mullahs’ control,” “Down with Khamenei, hail to Massoud Rajavi,” Maryam Rajavi is the national symbol of freedom in Iran,” and “Maryam Rajavi; we are waiting for you.”
They wrote:
Tehran— “An uprising will overthrow Khamenei and the mullahs’ regime” / “Maryam Rajavi is the national symbol of freedom in Iran”
Tehran— “Maryam Rajavi; we are waiting for you”
Tehran— “The Iranian people’s wealth, which is under control of IRGC & Khamenei must be wrested out of the mullahs’ control.”
Tehran— “Toward an uprising, the martyrs paid the price so that our beautiful country can be freed”
Isfahan— “Down with Khamenei, hail to Massoud Rajavi”

“Maryam Rajavi; we are waiting for you” MEK network in Iran

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UPDATE: 5:30 PM CEST

Speech by Candice Bergen to the International Conference at Ashraf 3

June 20, 2020 – Candice Bergen, Member of Parliament from Canada, spoke to the International Conference at Ashraf 3 marking the 40th anniversary of the beginning of the Iranian Resistance. She expressed her solidarity with the people of Iran and the movement to free the people of Iran.
Speech by Candice Bergen to the International Conference at Ashraf 3

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UPDATE: 5:00 PM CEST

Maryam Rajavi: Since the outset, we have declared that our struggle is not for taking power, but to realize the Iranian people’s desires for the establishment of freedom, justice and democracy at any cost

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UPDATE: 4:30 PM CEST

Haft Tappeh Sugarcane Worker Explains Systematic Suppression

Haft Tappeh Sugarcane Worker Explains Systematic Suppression

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UPDATE: 4:00 PM CEST

July 5 – Shush, southwest Iran: Workers of the Haft Tappeh Sugarcane Company are continuing their strike & protests for the 21st consecutive day, demanding delayed wages & answers to other outstanding issues raised with company officials

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UPDATE: 3:00 PM CEST

Alireza Jafarzadeh of NCRI-US Lectures “Global Flashpoints!” Class on Iran at Johns Hopkins University

Jafarzadeh discusses Tehran’s regional expansionist strategy, terrorism, domestic suppression and the rising Iran Protests against the regime.

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UPDATE: 11:00 AM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 342 Cities Passed 65,200

Re-imposing nationwide restrictions from Sunday, July 5

Regime TV: The situation has passed alarming

  • Regime Health Ministry: 18 provinces are red or in a state of alert
  • Masoud Mardani, member of the National Coronavirus Combat Taskforce (NCCT): So far, 18 million Iranians, or about 20 percent of the country’s population, have contracted the disease
  • Coronavirus infection in Larestan, Khonj, and Evaz has accelerated, in Larestan the children unit was added to the Coronavirus wards
  • Given the rising trend of infection in Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad, difficult days await the people of the Province
  • Zanjan University of Medical Sciences: 85% of the Province is susceptible to Coronavirus infection. The continuation of this process is alarming for the Province

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Saturday, July 4, 2020, that the Coronavirus death toll in 342 cities in Iran is more than 65,200. The number of victims in Tehran has passed 16,650, Khorasan Razavi 4,230, Lorestan 2,415, East Azerbaijan 1,915, West Azerbaijan 1,825, Hamedan 1,460, and Bushehr 645.

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UPDATE: 10:30 AM CEST

Free Iran Global Summit – Friday, July 17, 2020, 1500 CEST – 0900 am EST

Iran Rising Up for Freedom. Resistance Units Key to Victory

Free Iran Global Summit - Friday, July 17, 2020, 1500 CEST - 0900 am EST

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UPDATE: 10:00 AM CEST

Maryam Rajavi: The astounding rise in the Coronavirus death toll and the upward trend of the crisis in many provinces in Iran are due to the clerical regime’s inhuman policies

The only thing the mullahs are concerned about is to preserve their disgraceful rule.

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UPDATE: 9:30 AM CEST

“Our goal is to establish freedom and democracy in Iran at any cost”: PMOI/MEK Resistance Units

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: “Down with the principle of the Supreme Leader’s rule,” “Our goal is not to take over at any cost, our goal is to establish freedom, justice and democracy in Iran at any cost, long live freedom” and “Freedom, justice and people’s sovereignty with Maryam Rajavi.”
Resistance Units wrote:
Nishapur— “Freedom, justice and people’s sovereignty with Maryam Rajavi”
Tehran— “Our goal is not to take over at any cost, our goal is to establish freedom, justice, and democracy in Iran at any cost, long live freedom”
Tehran— “July 3 is a reminder of a big victory over conspiracy and appeasement”
Tehran— “Join the Resistance Units to overthrow the mullahs’ regime” / “Long live the MEK”
Qom— “Down with Khamenei”
Nishapur— “Down with the principle of the Supreme Leader’s rule”
Tehran— “Down with Khamenei, hail to Rajavi”

“Our goal is to establish freedom and democracy in Iran at any cost”: PMOI/MEK Resistance Units

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Sunday, July 5, 2020, marks the 232nd 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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