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Latest News in Brief – July 7, 2020

Latest News in Brief – July 7, 2020
Iran, Hamedan: In Hamedan, the number of patients has tripled, and if it quadruples, we will lose the ability to control the disease.

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UPDATE: 6:55 PM CEST

Maryam Rajavi: Hail to the courageous youth in Omidiyeh, Ahvaz, who charged at the suppressive security forces attempting to arrest a young man, forcing them to retreat and setting the young man free

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UPDATE: 6:45 PM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Update, Over 66,900 Deaths, July 7, 2020, 6:00 PM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Update, Over 66,900 Deaths, July 7, 2020, 6:00 PM CEST
Iran: Coronavirus Update, Over 66,900 Deaths, July 7, 2020

NUMBER OF VICTIMS (AS OF July 7, 2020, 6:00 PM CEST):

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI) announced this afternoon, July 7, 2020, that Coronavirus has taken the lives of more than 66,900 in 342 cities across Iran. The death toll in various provinces include: 16900 in Tehran, 5110 in Khuzestan, 4780 in Khorasan Razavi, 2995 in Mazandaran, 2130 in Sistan and Baluchistan, 1905 in West Azerbaijan, 1680 in Golestan, 1405 in Fars, 710 in Hormozgan, 345 in Kohgiluyehn and Boyer Ahmad. This is in addition to reports obtained from other provinces.

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UPDATE: 6:10 PM CEST

Free Iran Global Summit, Iran Rising Up for Freedom -- Friday, July 17, 2020

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UPDATE: 3:30 PM CEST

MEK Resistance Units Spread Message of Hope and Resistance in Iran

MEK Resistance Units Spread Message of Hope and Resistance in Iran
A sample of activities the MEK Resistance Units inside Iran.

Reports and footages from Iran indicate the activities by the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) “Resistance Units” is expending daily across Iran. From Wednesday, July 1, to Saturday, July 4, the MEK’s Resistance Units organized activities in Tehran and numerous other cities including: Isfahan, Shiraz, Qom, Ahvaz, GorganAndimeshk, Khorramabad, Nishapur, Amol, Qazvin, Karaj, and Hamadan, calling for regime change and in support of the Iranian Resistance movement.  

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UPDATE: 3:00 PM CEST

Iran’s Currency Freefall: More Pressure on People and a Direct Result of Regime’s Wrong Policies

Iran’s Currency Freefall: More Pressure on People and a Direct Result of Regime’s Wrong Policies
Iran’s Currency Freefall: More Pressure on People and a Direct Result of Regime’s Wrong Policies

Iran’s national currency is rapidly losing its value against the U.S. dollar. Today, $1 was exchanged at 21,700 tomans on the Iranian market.  The exchange rate on Friday, June 19, was 18,800 tomans, and it has increased by nearly 20 percent in less than two weeks.  

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UPDATE: 2:30 PM CEST

“The mullahs must go; sovereignty belongs to the Iranian people” : 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: “Rise up to overthrow the regime of the Supreme Leader,” “Down with Khamenei,” “Democracy and freedom with Maryam Rajavi,” and “A free Iran with Maryam Rajavi.”
They wrote:
Tehran— “July 3 was the yearning of the Iranian people for freedom” / “July 3 is a reminder of big victory over conspiracy and appeasement”
Esfarayen— “July 3 is a reminder of big victory over conspiracy and appeasement”
Esfarayen— “The day we chose this path, we had accepted all the dangers”
Behbahan— “The mullahs must go; sovereignty belongs to the Iranian people”
Tehran— “Rise up, with national solidarity, spread the uprising so we can bring the day of freedom closer” / “Democracy and freedom with Maryam Rajavi”
Tabriz— “A free Iran with Maryam Rajavi”
Borujen— “A free Iran with Maryam Rajavi”
Babol— “Democracy and freedom with Maryam Rajavi” / “A free Iran with Maryam Rajavi”
Shiraz— “Down with Khamenei, hail to freedom, hail to Rajavi”
Masouleh— “Rise up to overthrow the regime of the Supreme Leader”
Massouleh— “We must rise to take back our legitimate rights”
Qom— “Down with Khamenei”

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UPDATE: 8:30 AM CEST

Maryam Rajavi: The clerical regime has plundered our nation for 4 decades, squandering the country’s wealth on nuclear and missile projects and on terrorism

It has destroyed all the country’s infrastructures. The regime has left our people defenseless in the face of the pandemic.

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How MEK and Ashraf 3 have become a source of hope and inspiration for Iran’s youth

The entrance of Ashraf 3, home to members of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran-PMOI-MEK- in Albania

On June 2019, for the first time the “Free Iran 2019 event”, that traditionally was hosted in Paris from 2004 to 2018, was organized in Ashraf 3, and hundreds of international dignitaries from 47 nations came to support Ten-Point Plan of Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the president-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI).

In tandem with the establishment of Ashraf 3, the MEK’s network inside Iran has grown exponentially in the past years. Resistance units and councils find inspiration in the endurance and persistence of MEK members in Ashraf 3.

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Zarif’s first visit to new parliament stirs major crisis in Iran

Iranian regime Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif

Iranian regime Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was summoned for questioning before the new Majlis (the mullahs’ parliament) for the first time on Sunday, July 5. The quarrels and disputes that erupted shed new light and provided an intriguing window into the internal disputes and crises that are riddling the mullahs’ entire apparatus.

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Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 342 Cities Surpassed 66,400

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 342 Cities Surpassed 66,400
Over 66,400 dead of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Iran-Iran Coronavirus Death Toll per PMOI MEK sources

  • Behesht Zahra Cemetery director: The number of deaths in the last 75 days is unprecedented. The death toll in Tehran is not comparable to the rest of the country.
  • In Tehran, all beds in the Coronavirus wards have been filled. Nurses say there are no more empty beds in Firoozabadi Hospital and patients lay on stretchers and sleep outside on chairs.
  • Shiraz University of Medical Sciences: In the past 24 hours, 1,000 Coronavirus patients have been identified in Fars, and the hospitals are full.
  • In Zanjan, the number of hospitalized patients has increased from 270 to 600 since the beginning of June.
  • In Hamedan, the number of patients has tripled, and if it quadruples, we will lose the ability to control the disease. If the number of patients increases by 10 to 20 percent, we will have no choice but to admit and treat them at hospital corridors.
  • Statement of the Assembly of the Iranian Medical Associations representing 170 Medical Associations: In the face of the possible eruption of the disease, the Medical Community urges officials and directors to use the strategic financial resources to combat the Coronavirus outbreak, even if it means to cut from other benefits.

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Iran news in brief, July 7, 2020

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 342 Cities Surpassed 66,400
Iran’s Regime Continues to Persecute Christian Converts
Over 219 Protests in 74 Cities Across Iran in June

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Tuesday, July 7, 2020, marks the 234th 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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