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Latest News in Brief – June 5, 2020

June 5, 2020: Latest News
Iran, Ahvaz, Khuzestan: The regime’s officials and state media outlets describe the situation as: “the tip of the disease iceberg in Khuzestan.”

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UPDATE: 7:00 PM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Update, Over 49,500 Deaths, June 5, 2020, 6:00 PM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Update, Over 49,500 Deaths, June 5, 2020, 6:00 PM CEST
Iran, Qom- Kamkar Hospital, Coronavirus has taken the lives 3585 in Qom

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

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI) announced this afternoon, June 5, 2020, that Coronavirus has taken the lives of more than 49,500 in 325 cities across Iran. 3860 in Khuzestan, 3585 in Qom, 1650 in Lorestan, 1640 in East Azerbaijan, 1635 in Sistan and Baluchistan, 1360 in West Azerbaijan, 450 in Bushehr. This is in addition to reports obtained from other provinces.

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UPDATE: 6:30 PM CEST

Iran: Counselor to Mullahs’ Chief Justice Attacks the West and the MEK

Iran: Counselor to Mullahs’ Chief Justice Attacks the West and the MEK
Iran: Counselor to Mullahs’ Chief Justice, Ali Bagheri Kani

The mullahs’ Chief Justice Ebrahim Raisi lamented, two days ago, that the young generation “does not know the truth about the MEK.” He tried to heap accusations on the opposition.  

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UPDATE: 4:00 PM CEST

Maryam Rajavi: The clerical regime has adopted the strategy of mass human casualties to build a barrier against the danger of being overthrown by popular uprisings

But this barrier will one day collapse and come down on its head.

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UPDATE: 3:45 PM CEST

When Iranian regime and its fully equipped IRGC don’t take any action to stop fires burning forests and killing wildlife, brave Iranian Bakhtiari women rush to save Iran

Another example of regime’s incompetence and another reason.

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UPDATE: 3:40 PM CEST

Several fires in Tehran and Shiraz, Karaj and Kazerun

Fires in Karaj and Kazerun

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UPDATE: 3:30 PM CEST

On World Environment Day: Fire Continues to Rage Across Iranian Forests Due to Regime’s Inaction

Reports and footages from Iran indicate that hundreds of acres of forests in several Iranian provinces have been burning in fire for nearly two weeks.

Yet, the regime has not taken any action to control it.  As World Environment Day comes and goesthe mullahs’ regime has not taken any serious action addressing this crisis.  

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UPDATE: 3:00 PM CEST

Struan Stevenson – Iran’s New Parliament Speaker Built Career on Suppression

Struan Stevenson - Iran's new parliament speaker built career on suppression
Qalibaf

In an article on the United Press International (UPI) website, Mr. Struan Stevenson, a former Member of the European Parliament, elaborated on the Iranian regime’s new move of appointing Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf, a Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) Brigadier General and one of the regime’s leading figures of oppression and corruption, as the new Parliament Speaker. Mr. Stevenson pointed to Qalibaf’s career which is filled with corruption and oppression of the Iranian people. 

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UPDATE: 11:30 AM CEST

Simultaneous With Khomeini’s Death Anniversary, Defiant Youth Target Centers of Plunder and Repression in Tehran and Other Cities

Simultaneous with Khomeini's death anniversary, defiant youth target centers of plunder and repression in Tehran and other cities
Tehran and various other cities- Setting alight Khomeini and Khamenei’s photos on the anniversary of Khomeini’s death- May 31 to June 3, 2020-4

While the security situation in the cities has increased these days due to Khomeini’s death anniversary, and at the height of public discontent against the regime’s incompetence, plunder, and repression, the defiant youth, outraged over the current situation, set fire to the centers of repression and plunder of the clerical regime in various cities, demonstrating to the regime the prospects of protests and the mullahs’ downfall.

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UPDATE: 11:00 AM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 325 Cities Exceeds 49,300

Iran: Coronavirus death toll in 325 cities exceeds 49,300
Over 49,300 dead of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Iran-Iran Coronavirus Death Toll per PMOI MEK sources

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI / MEK) announced on Thursday, June 4, 2020, that the Coronavirus death toll in 325 cities across Iran has risen above 49,300. The number of victims in Khuzestan is 3,835, Gilan 2,790, Mazandaran 2,763, Alborz 1,675, Lorestan 1,605, Hamedan 1,289, Kermanshah 1165, Kurdistan 970, North Khorasan 553, Ilam 315, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad 305, Hormozgan 260, and South Khorasan 150.

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UPDATE: 10:00 AM CEST

Suppressive Forces Terrified of Resistance Units Activities Torching Khomeini’s Posters on His Death Anniversary

The suppressive forces’ fear of the Resistance Units and valiant young Iranians joining the relentless campaign to break the atmosphere of repression on Khomeini’s death anniversary reached a peak.

At the same time, many arrests are being made in Tehran and other cities, which reflect the regime’s concern about the eruption of uprisings amid the Coronavirus.

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UPDATE: 9:30 AM CEST

Iran’s judiciary chief acknowledges regime’s involvement in crimes against humanity

Iranian regime judiciary chief Ebrahim Raisi, known for his role in the summer 1988 massacre of over 30,000 political prisoners

Iranian regime judiciary chief Ebrahim Raisi, known for his role in the summer 1988 massacre of over 30,000 political prisoners, defending the mullahs’ crimes against humanity while marking the death of regime founder Ruhollah Khomeini.

“In fact, [Khomeini] was the hero of the struggle against the [Iranian opposition People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK)]. He knew them well. They should not be provided any opportunity at all,” Raisi said in his remarks on Tuesday, June 2.

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UPDATE: 9:00 AM CEST

“All the promises by the mullahs in Iran are hollow” : MEK Resistance Units

The internal network of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK), known as the Iranian Resistance Units, continued its activities across the country on Wednesday. They bravely took to graffiti in public places with the slogan “There is a single solution for poverty, and the end of tyranny. That solution is establishing democracy in Iran,” “Down with Khamenei, damn to Khomeini, Viva Rajavi.”
They wrote:
Tehran— “Nationwide uprisings will overthrow the mullahs’ regime”
Tehran— “The army of the poor must rebel and rise up.”
Shiraz— “All the promises by the mullahs to the deprived and calamity-stricken people of Iran are hollow and worthless.”
Shiraz— “There is a single solution for poverty, and the end of tyranny. That solution is establishing democracy in Iran.”
Tehran— “Down with Khamenei, Viva Rajavi”
Tehran— “Down with Khamenei”
Tehran— “Down with Khamenei, damn to Khomeini” / “Khamenei’s rule will be overthrown.”
Hamadan— “Damn to Khomeini”
Sabzevar— “Down with Khamenei, damn to Khomeini, Viva Rajavi”
“All the promises by the mullahs in Iran are hollow” : MEK Resistance Units

 

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Iran news in brief, June 5, 2020

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 325 Cities Exceeds 49,300
Iran’s Judiciary Chief Admits to Regime’s Crimes Against Humanity
Iran Regime’s Security Forces Kill an Innocent Man

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Friday, June 5, 2020, marks the 204th 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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