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Latest News in Brief – June 3, 2020

Latest News in Brief – June 3, 2020
Iran, West Azerbaijan, Urmia: In the past few days, the state of people visiting Taleghani Hospital in Urmia was worse, and the number of critically ill is on the rise

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UPDATE: 7:00 PM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Update, Over 49,000 Deaths, June 3, 2020, 6:00 PM CEST

June 3, 2020, that Coronavirus has taken the lives of more than 49,000 in 325 cities across Iran
June 3, 2020, that Coronavirus has taken the lives of more than 49,000 in 325 cities across Iran

NUMBER OF VICTIMS (AS OF June 3, 2020, 6:00 PM CEST):

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI) announced this afternoon, June 3, 2020, that Coronavirus has taken the lives of more than 49,000 in 325 cities across Iran. 3780 in Khuzestan, 2545 in Isfahan, 1585 in Lorestan, 1580 in Sistan and Baluchistan, 1345 in West Azerbaijan, 1140 in Kermanshah, 520 in Zanjan. This is in addition to reports obtained from other provinces.

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UPDATE: 6:00 PM CEST

“The destruction of Ali Khamenei’s rule is near” : MEK Resistance Units

The network of the main opposition movement the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) inside of Iran known as the Iranian Resistance Units celebrated on Monday the anniversary of the death of the founder of the mullahs’ regime Ruhollah Khomeini across the country. They bravely took to graffiti in public places with the slogan “Our struggle against Khomeini was to establish freedom and social justice,” “Down with Khamenei, damn Khomeini, Viva Rajavi,” “Down with the principle of the Supreme leader’s rule” and “Khomeini was a ruthless dictator.”
They wrote:
Karaj— “Slogan of the Iranian youths was always: down with Khomeini, viva Freedom”
Tehran— “Our struggle against Khomeini was to establish freedom and social justice”
Tehran— “The destruction of the Supreme Leader’s palace of oppression is near”
Tehran—Image of Khamenei
Rasht—Image of Khamenei
Tehran— “Khomeini was accomplice of the 1953 Iranian coup d’état against Mosaddeq”

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UPDATE: 5:30 PM CEST

LIVE: NCRI-US Panel on Growing Threat from Iran’s Regime, Snapback of UN Sanctions

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UPDATE: 4:30 PM CEST

Iran: Nurses, others hold protests despite ongoing coronavirus crisis

Nurses holding a protest rally in Tehran, Iran

Nurses and people from other branches of the Iranian society are holding rallies protesting poor living conditions as the coronavirus crisis continues.

A group of nurses from various hospitals across Tehran, the capital of Iran, held rallies on Tuesday, June 2, protesting the very low paycheck set by the regime’s Health Ministry for their services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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UPDATE: 3:15 PM CEST

Corruption in the Mullahs’ Regime Ruling Iran – Part 6

Corruption in the Mullahs’ Regime Ruling Iran – Part 6
Ali Shamkhani’s gang

Shamkhani’s gang 

Corruption has been institutionalized within the Iranian regime, particularly in its governing bodies. All the regime’s executive managers, members of parliament, military personnel, members of the Revolutionary Guards (IRGC), and clerics are deeply involved in corruption. The IRGC is the main organization that is systematically involved in corruption, plundering, and embezzlements. A considerable sum of the IRGC’s budget is obtained through these ways. In addition to IRGC’s general plundering and embezzlements to gain its needed budget for terrorism and oppression, its personnel and elements also use different methods to fill their own pockets. 

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UPDATE: 11:15 AM CEST

Today: Online Panel to Discuss the Growing Threat from Iran’s Regime, Snapback of UN Sanctions

Wednesday, June 3, 11 am -- 12 pm (EDT)

SPEAKERS:
John Rood
Robert Joseph
Joseph DeTrani
Olli Heinonen
Alireza Jafarzadeh

Details

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UPDATE: 11:00 AM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Fatalities in 324 Cities Exceed 48,800

Regime’s Health Ministry: 3,117 new cases in the past 24 hours, fourfold increase in one month, roughly equal to highest in the country in past three and a half months

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI / MEK) announced on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, that the Coronavirus death toll in 324 cities across Iran has surpassed 48,800. The number of victims in Khuzestan is 3,745, Qom 3,555, Khorasan Razavi 3,110, Sistan and Baluchestan 1,545, Lorestan 1,532, Fars 1,071, Kurdistan 935, Kerman 580, North Khorasan 548, and Hormozgan 245.

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UPDATE: 10:00 AM CEST

Maryam Rajavi: What has made our country seriously vulnerable in the face of diseases and natural disasters, is a brutal and pilfering dictatorship that does not hesitate to commit any imaginable crime to preserve its disgraceful rule in Iran

 

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UPDATE: 9:30 AM CEST

Who is Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf, the new speaker of Iran’s parliament?

Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf, the new speaker of the Majlis

In the current circumstances, while the mullahs’ regime is facing hard economic, social, and political crises, regime Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei sees no other option than rely on his hand-picked inner circles to occupy key positions of power. Disqualifying the so-called reformist candidates for the recent parliamentary elections, which had the lowest turnout in the history of elections in the Iranian regime, had no aim but appointing trustworthy officials such as Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf as the new Speaker of the Majlis.

Previously, in appointing Ebrahim Raisi, a key player in the execution of Iranian dissidents, as head of Iran’s judiciary, Khamenei had shown he needs known criminals to maintain his power as his regime enters its final stages.

Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf, who is also a former commander of the Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) and State Security Forces, has repeatedly shown his loyalty to Khamenei through his crimes against the Iranian people. Ghalibaf also ran for presidency on three occasions.

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UPDATE: 9:00 AM CEST

While Iran Downplays Past Abuses, More Crimes Against Humanity Could Be Looming

By: Alejo Vidal-Quadras

Last November, Iran was the site of a nationwide uprising by anti-government activists. After an increase in the government-set price of gasoline sparked a spontaneous outpouring of popular rage and protesters in more than 200 cities and towns quickly began to endorse a message of regime change.

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Iran news in brief, June 3, 2020

Forest Fires Expanding in Iran Due to Regime’s Negligence
Iran: Coronavirus Fatalities in 324 Cities Exceed 48,800

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Wednesday, June 3, 2020, marks the 202nd 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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