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Latest News in Brief – June 4, 2020

Latest News in Brief – June 4, 2020
Iran, Hormaozgan province, Bandar Abbas: Bandar Abbas and Minab have been declared red by the NCCT

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UPDATE: 8:00 PM CEST

True North:Iran’s deadly coronavirus lies

The National Council of Resistance of Iran, a group of Iranian dissidents, says nearly 50,000 people have died of COVID-19 in Iran, dwarfing the Iranian regime’s official numbers. Ali Safavi of the NCRI joined the Andrew Lawton Show to discuss.

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UPDATE: 7:00 PM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Update, Over 49,300 Deaths, June 4, 2020, 6:00 PM CEST

NUMBER OF VICTIMS (AS OF June 4, 2020, 6:00 PM CEST):

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI) announced this afternoon, June 4, 2020, that Coronavirus has taken the lives of more than 49,300 in 325 cities across Iran. 3835 in Khuzestan, 2790 in Gilan, 2763 in Mazandaran, 1675 in Alborz, 1605 in Lorestan, 1289 in Hamedan, 1165 in Kermanshah,  970 in Kurdestan, 553 in North Khorasan, 315 in Ilam, 305 in Kohgiluyehn and Boyer Ahmad, 260 in Hormozagan, 150 in South Khorasan. This is in addition to reports obtained from other provinces.

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UPDATE: 6:00 PM CEST

Maryam Rajavi:The forests of Zagros, Dashtestan and Gachsaran, Khaeez forests in Kohgiluyeh, Charmahal-o Bakhtiari and Khuzestan, the farmlands of Ilam, Paveh, Semnan, and some parks in Ahvaz andTehran are burning in fire

But the mullahs’ anti-Iranian regime takes no action, blaming people instead.

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UPDATE: 3:45 PM CEST

New COVID-19 Outbreak in Iran’s Prisons, Regime’s Inaction, and a Looming Catastrophe

Urmia central prison

Reports from the Urmia central prison, northwest Iran, indicate that due to the regime’s negligence in isolating and curing those infected with COVID-19, dozens of inmates are infected and there is possibility of a catastrophe.  

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UPDATE: 3:30 PM CEST

Brave Doctors and Nurses Counter Iran Regime’s Coronavirus Propaganda, but They Need Help

Brave Doctors and Nurses Counter Iran regime’s Coronavirus Propaganda, but They Need Help
Iran: Medical staff protest

Iranian medical professionals continue to contradict the Iranian regime’s claims that the coronavirus outbreak is well under control. Iranian regime began reopening its economy on April 11 after a lockdown that was briefer and more weakly enforced than all those that were imposed throughout the surrounding region. Experts warned of the potential for a massive surge in new cases and deaths, but plans went ahead all the same, while the regime’s officials relied on disinformation in order to limit public awareness of the consequences for ordinary Iranians. 

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UPDATE: 12:30 PM CEST

How Ruhollah Khomeini ordered the massacre of 30,000 political prisoners & PMOI/MEK members

In an interview with the Iranian regime’s state-run TV, Morteza Moghtadai, member of the Assembly of Experts and former Attorney General and a former member of the Supreme Judicial Council in the 1980s explained how Ruhollah Khomeini, the regime founder, insisted on execution of 30,000 political prisoners, most of them were supporters of Mojahedin Khalgh Iran or PMOI/MEK. Moghtadai explained how the regime’s officials were desperate and how Khomeini ordered them to continue executions and the massacre of political prisoners in Iran.

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UPDATE: 11:30 AM CEST

How many people died in Iran’s nationwide uprisings?

Iran’s regime is trying to downplay the crime it committed by killing 1,500 protesters in November 2019

Six months after the Iranian regime led a bloody crackdown against nationwide protests, interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli tacitly announced on Saturday that only 200-250 people were killed in the protests. In contrast, according to information obtained by the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK), during the first few days of the uprising, security forces killed at least 1,500 protesters and made more than 12,000 arrests.

The protests began in November after regime suddenly imposed 300-percent hike on the price of gasoline. During the protests, the ministry of communications shut down Iran’s access across the country to resort the most bloody and coldblooded crackdown in the past 40 years away from the eyes of the world.

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UPDATE: 11:00 AM CEST

Iran: Regime’s Judiciary Chief and Former Prosecutor Admission to Active Participation in Crimes Against Humanity Necessitates Holding These Criminals to Account

In an interview with the state TV, on June 3, 2020, Khomeini’s death anniversary, Ebrahim Raisi, the regime’s Judiciary Chief, and a member of the Death Committee during the 1988 massacre of political prisoners said, “Well, these [MEK] should not be given a chance

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UPDATE: 10:00 AM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 325 Cities Exceeds 49,000

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 325 Cities Exceeds 49,000
Over 49,000 dead of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Iran-Iran Coronavirus Death Toll per PMOI MEK sources

  • According to the University of Medical Sciences, the number of hospitalizations in Kermanshah yesterday was three-quarters of Tehran’s, with 14 million population.
  • Maryam Rajavi warned against the situation of prisoners, especially Urmia prisoners, again urged the United Nations Secretary-General, UN Security Council, and other relevant international bodies to take action to prevent a humanitarian catastrophe in the regime’s prisons.

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI / MEK) announced this afternoon, June 3, 2020, that the Coronavirus death toll in 325 cities across Iran has risen above 49,000. The number of victims in Khuzestan is 3,780, Isfahan 2,525, Lorestan 1,585, Sistan and Baluchestan 1,580, West Azerbaijan 1,345, Kermanshah 1,140, and Zanjan 520.

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UPDATE: 9:30 AM CEST

Maryam Rajavi: The only force which could end the Iranian regime’s terrorism and belligerence is the uprising of the people of Iran with their organized resistance

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UPDATE: 9:00 AM CEST

NCRI-US Panel : The Growing Threat from Iran’s Regime, Snapback of UN Sanctions, June 3, 2020

Speakers:
● John Rood, Former Undersecretary of Defense for Policy (2018-2020);
● Robert Joseph, Former Undersecretary of State for Arms Control and International Security (2005-2007);
● Joseph DeTrani, Former Director of National Counterproliferation Center and Special Adviser to the Director of National Intelligence;
● Olli Heinonen, Distinguished fellow at the Stimson Center, Former deputy director general of the IAEA, and head of its Department of Safeguards; and
● Alireza Jafarzadeh, Deputy Director, NCRI-US

Topics:
● Expiring UN arms embargo, snapback of UN sanctions;
● Iran’s regional aggression, direct and through support for proxy militias;
● Iran’s missile and nuclear programs, the IAEA reports;
● Terrorism, assassinations of dissidents;
● Repression of uprisings, massacre of protesters; and
● Recommendations for U.S. policy on Iran.

 

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Iran news in brief, June 4, 2020

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 325 Cities Exceeds 49,000
Iran: Nurses, Others Hold Protests Despite Ongoing Coronavirus Crisis
Security Forces Arrest Dozens of Arabs Minorities Including Children

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Thursday, June 4, 2020, marks the 203rd 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- June 3, 2020

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