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Latest News in Brief – June 19, 2020

Latest News in Brief, June 19, 2020
Nasir Al-Molk Historical Mosque is a cultural heritage site in Shiraz: The death toll in Shiraz on June 15 was at least 37. The number of patients increased to 700 on June 16

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UPDATE: 7:00 PM CEST

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UPDATE: 5:00 PM CEST

Iran: Akbar Tabari’s Trial Shows Level of Corruption Within the Regime

Iran: Akbar Tabari’s Trial Shows Level of Corruption Within the Regime
Akbar Tabari and regime’s former Judiciary chief Sadeq Larijani

Iranian state media outlets are filled with reports of the trial of the Judiciary’s former executive director, Akbar Tabari-Pour. Despite the regime’s efforts to portray that corruption in Iran is limited to one or several individuals, it confirms the regime’s institutionalized corruption.  

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UPDATE: 3:00 PM CEST

Iran: Protests reported in various cities over poor living conditions

Protests by people from all walks of life continue across Iran

Protests by people from all walks of life continue across Iran as living conditions continue to deteriorate and the regime’s disastrous policies are pushing more Iranians into poverty across the country. Regime officials have also been voicing grave concerns about a new uprising on the horizon.

Railroad workers of the Zagros district held a rally outside the company building protesting delays in their paychecks and pensions. This gathering, held on Tuesday, evolved into a strike, and work in this company has come to a complete halt. During their rally, these workers were able to take full control over a number of company buildings.

“The Zagros observatory committee is receiving money from the Tavros Company to pay off their own debts,” one worker said. All the while, the company’s own employees are suffering and living in poverty.

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UPDATE: 11:00 AM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 334 Cities Surpasses 53,200

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 334 Cities Surpasses 53,200
Coronavirus has taken the lives of more than 53,200 in 334 cities across Iran

  • Harirchi at Kurdistan Governorate: Until further notice, gathering of any more than two people has the risk of spreading the virus. The country is expected to be affected by the Coronavirus over the next year and deaths will continue. 
  • In Kermanshah, the number of infected people was, initially 30 per day; it has increased to 300 in recent days. 
  • The corridors of Ahvaz hospitals are full of patients. On Monday, June 15, at least six patients died before being admitted to the hospital. On the same day, 20 people died in Ahvaz’s Baqaei Hospital alone. 
  • In Fars, 550 Coronavirus patients were referred to Ali Asghar Hospital on Monday but were sent to the IRGC and Army field hospitals due to lack of capacity. The death toll in Shiraz on that day was at least 37. The number of patients increased to 700 on Tuesday.

 The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Thursday, June 18, 2020, that the Coronavirus death toll in 334 cities across Iran has exceeded 53,200. The number of victims in Khuzestan is 4,360, Isfahan 2,990, Lorestan 1,890, East Azerbaijan 1,780, Kermanshah 1,399, Kurdistan 1,130, Kerman 720, Central 630, and Bushehr 520.

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UPDATE: 10:30 AM CEST

A Qeshm Airplane Will Fly to Sofia Thursday Night to Return Mansouri and Two Prisoners to Iran

Romanian prosecutor’s office has not allowed Mansouri to leave following a complaint and political activities

A Qeshm airline plane is scheduled to arrive in Sofia this evening and return immediately to Tehran. Hassan Qassemi, former deputy CEO of Iran Air is supervising the flight. Eshaq Alizadeh, Iranian regime’s Interpol representative, will be on board to take delivery of the prisoners.

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UPDATE: 10:00 AM CEST

June 20 marks the Day of Martyrs andPolitical Prisoners

Our warmest salutes to these heroes esp. those massacred in 1988 for defending freedom. We also salute those who fell for freedom in November 2019, whose names continue to resonate in every cry for freedom in Iran.

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UPDATE: 9:30 AM CEST

4 decades of resistance for freedom by Generation Equality in Iran

Never before in history, had a dictator launched a genocide by releasing the photos of unidentified young women he executed.

June 20 marks the beginning of the Iranian people’s resistance for freedom and democracy in 1981.  Iran’s women pioneer their people’s movement against the mullahs’ religious dictatorship.

The Generation Equality has been playing a significant role in the Iranian people’s resistance for freedom since the Shah’s time until todayWomen who sacrificed their lives and freedom in the 1970s and opened the way for women’s largescale participation in the movement. Then came another generation of women in the 1980s whose sacrifices and unsubmissive struggle shook the foundations of the mullahs’ misogynous regime.

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UPDATE: 9:00 AM CEST

Iranian Nursing Organization Reveals Inhumane Treatment of Nurses

University of Medical Sciences, in violation of nurses’ rights, postpone pay for 7 to 17 months.

In an open letter to the Mullah’s president, Hassan Rouhani, the Iranian Nursing Organization revealed that only 110,000 nurses are available to support 140,000 hospital beds throughout Iran.

In the letter, published by the ILNA state-run news agency on June 16, 2020, the organization also revealed that at least 7,400 nurses had been infected with the Coronavirus.

Following widespread protests by nurses across Iran and public pressure, the Iranian Nursing Organization was forced to compensate nurses to quell the protests.

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Iran news in brief, June 19, 2020

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 334 Cities Surpasses 53,200
Iran: Protests Reported in Various Cities Over Poor Living Conditions

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Friday, June 19, 2020, marks the 217th 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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