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Latest News in Brief – March 27, 2020

Iran: Coronavirus outbreak, March 2020
Iran: Coronavirus outbreak, March 2020

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UPDATE: 6:30 PM CET

Iran: Coronavirus Fatalities, March 27, 2020, 6:00 PM CET

NUMBER OF VICTIMS (AS OF MARCH 27, 2020, 6:00 PM CET):

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI) announced this afternoon, March 27, 2020, that Coronavirus has taken the lives of more than 12,400 in 228 cities across Iran.

The number of victims in Sistan and Baluchestan is 140, in Khuzestan is 580, in Isfahan is 1,400, in Lorestan is 250, in Khorasan Razavi is 1030, in Kermanshah is 370, in Mazandaran is 980, in Yazd is 265, in Bushehr is 25, and in Kohkiloieh and Boierahmad is 50. This is in addition to the figures in other provinces.

Info-graphic ,Iran: Coronavirus Fatalities, March 27, 2020, 6:00 PM CET
Iran: Coronavirus Fatalities, March 27, 2020, 6:00 PM CET

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UPDATE: 3:30 PM CET

Newsmax: Iran Regime Lying About Deaths From Virus, Warns Insurgent

Report on 03/26 webinar on Coronavirus consequences in Iran.

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UPDATE: 3:00 PM CET

Maryam Rajavi: Deaths of six prisoners in the Greater Tehran Penitentiary (Fashafouyeh) will start a serial of deaths in Iranian prisons due to the regime’s failure to release the inmates despite the coronavirus emergency, a crime against humanity with regards to prisoners in Iran

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UPDATE: 9:30 AM CET

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll Exceeds 11,900 in 224 Cities

The Peoples Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI / MEK) announced on Thursday, March 26, 2020, that the coronavirus death toll has risen to more than 11,900 in 224 cities across Iran.

Iran- COVID-19 outbreak crisis - March 2020
Iran- COVID-19 outbreak crisis – March 2020

The number of victims in Tehran is 1,650, Golestan 670, Khuzestan 540, Kordestan 225, Kermanshah 340, Yazd 230, Ardabil 185, and South Khorasan 12.

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UPDATE: 9:00 AM CET

Riot in Tabriz prison: Guards open fire, wound prisoners

Mrs. Rajavi calls for immediate international intervention to release prisoners to prevent a major humanitarian catastrophe

Iran: Riot in Tabriz prison
Iran: Riot in Tabriz prison

March 26, prisoners in wards 4 and 5 of Tabriz prison, who are exposed to the coronavirus, staged a riot. Contrary to its propaganda and while the coronavirus epidemic is widespread in prisons, the mullahs’ regime not only refuses to release prisoners even temporarily but keeps putting new prisoners behind bars without quarantining them.

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UPDATE: 8:30 AM CET

“Ali Khamenei is the reason for people’s death”: MEK Resistance Units

MEK Resistance Units took to graffiti against the Iranian regime, blaming the regime for killing Iranian people with coronavirus.

They wrote:

Lorestan— “The Persian New Year is the year of approaching toward freedom and victory. / Down with Khamenei”

Hamadan— “Down with Khamenei”

Andimeshk— “We’ll answer fire with fire”

Andimeshk— “Khamenei the sinister mullah, you are the real virus” / “Ali Khamenei is the reason for people’s death” / “We’ll answer fire with fire”

Andimeshk— “We’ll answer fire with fire”

Kashan— Installed banners and handwritten posters in various place: “Coronavirus outbreak is the guilt of the Iranian regime & mullahs.”

Amol— “The Persian New Year is the year of approaching toward freedom and victory.”

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UPDATE: 8:00 AM CET

Two female prisoners die in Qarchak Prison for women due to Covid-19

Most inmates of Evin Prison and Qarchak Prison for women remain in jail in horrible hygienic conditions after the outbreak of the coronavirus in prisons. They are not granted temporary leaves.

A few women political prisoners who received temporary leaves, have reported that the conditions in Qarchak prison for women, the women’s ward of Evin Prison and the Kachauii Prison in Karaj are worse than before.

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The NCRI Women’s Committee publishes Annual Report 2020

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Iran news in brief, March 27, 2020

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Friday, March 27, 2020, marks the 134th 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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