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Latest News in Brief – March 30, 2020

March 30, 2020: Latest News
March 30, 2020: Latest News

UPDATE: 9:00 PM CET

Ahvaz, southwest Iran: Inmates have reportedly launched a riot in the city’s Sepidar Prison. Smoke is seen from the facility

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UPDATE: 6:45 PM CET

Iran: Coronavirus Fatalities, March 30, 2020, 6:00 PM CET

NUMBER OF VICTIMS (AS OF MARCH 30, 2020, 6:00 PM CET):

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI) announced this afternoon, March 30, 2020, that Coronavirus has taken the lives of more than 14,200 in 236 cities across Iran.

Coronavirus Crisis in Iran

The number of victims in Ardebil is 400, in Alborz 600, in Chaharmahal Bakhtiari 38, Khorasan Razavi 1120, North Khorasan 190, Zanjan 250, Gilan 1370 and in Yazd is 305. This is in addition to the figures in other provinces.

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UPDATE: 3:45 PM CET

Fox News, Eric Shawn: The Iran regime ‘coronavirus cover up’

The National Council of Resistance of Iran says Tehran is not telling the truth about COVID-19.

They knew it long before they told the public and # of dead is now over 13,600 and counting.

https://video.foxnews.com/v/6145588492001#sp=show-clips

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UPDATE: 3:00 PM CET

Riot in Adel Abad Prison of Shiraz (Fars Province), South Central Iran

Reports indicate a riot by inmates of Adel Abad Prison in Shiraz, south-central Iran
-Many inmates are infected with coronavirus
-No medical care provided by authorities
-Numerous inmates have fled the facility
-Local sources reporting gunfire, authorities blocking main roads and encircling the prison

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UPDATE: 10:00 AM CET

“We’ll fight both the coronavirus and Khamenei the monster”: MEK Resistance Units

Fighting the coronavirus and the mullahs in Iran is now a same fight in Iran. The Iranian people and Iranian opposition group PMOI/MEK network members say.
They wrote:
Mashhad—Installing of huge posters of Iranian Resistance leaders Maryam and Massoud Rajavi on the streets with the slogan “Maryam Rajavi: aim your anger at the regime instead.”
Massoud Rajavi: “Shout against the regime in every corner of the country.”
Tehran—Installing posters and handwritten slogans: “Maryam Rajavi: We will fight the corona monster and the supreme leader”
Tehran—installing handwritten posters – “Maryam Rajavi: The mullahs don’t care about Iran, and the Iranians do not want the mullahs”
Andimeshk—Installing posters and handwritten slogans: “Down with Khamenei. His downfall is near. You are the real virus. Hail to Massoud Rajavi”
“The Persian New Year is the year of the downfall of criminal mullahs. Khamenei is the real virus. “Ali Khamenei is the reason for people’s death” “We’ll answer fire with fire” “hail to Massoud Rajavi”
Shiraz—Handwritten slogans on the walls: “Military Maneuvers are pretexts; they want to maintain their unstable regime”
Fassa (Fars Province)—Handwritten slogans on the walls: “We’ll answer fire with fire”
Fassa (Fars Province)—Handwritten slogans on the walls: “Down with Khamenei”
"We'll fight both the coronavirus and Khamenei the monster": MEK Resistance Units

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UPDATE: 9:45 AM CET

MEK Resistance Units and the Iranian people play the forbidden National Anthem of Iran

MEK Resistance Units & the Iranian people play the forbidden National Anthem of Iran

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UPDATE: 9:30 AM CET

MEK Resistance Units put flowers on martyrs’ graves

The Iranian opposition group PMOI/MEK network inside Iran honors the memory of Iran’s martyrs fallen for freedom.
MEK Resistance Units put flowers on martyrs’ graves

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UPDATE: 9:15 AM CET

Rebellion in prisons against regime’s criminal conduct in Coronavirus catastrophe, clashes, and prisoners’ mass escapes

Rebellion in Hamedan, Mahabad and Greater Tehran prisons follow rebellions in Saqqez, Tabriz, Aligudarz, Khorramabad Prisons

Judiciary issues orders for crackdown  

Rebellion in Iran prisons- Mahabad prison

Rebellion in Iran prisons- Mahabad prisonOn Saturday night, March 28, 2020, prisoners in the Mahabad Central Prison rebelled and fled in protest against the mullahs’ mismanagement in dealing with the Coronavirus outbreak. The suppressive forces fired on prisoners, killing or wounding some prisoners, as parts of the prison were set on fire. The sound of gunshots and sirens was heard until well after the dark. Ali Akbar Grossi, Regime’s notorious prosecutor in West Azerbaijan, trying to prevent the spread of rebellion to other prisons in the province, claimed, “Thanks to the vigilance of prison guards, and inmates not joining the fugitives, calm restored very quickly.” “Prisoners benefit from all the facilities they need,” he insisted.

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UPDATE: 9:00 AM CET

Maryam Rajavi: I call on the UN Secretary General, the High Commissioner for Human Rights, and the UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women to compel the clerical regime to release the female prisoners who are on hunger strike in the Central Prison of Urmia

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UPDATE: 8:45 AM CET

Defiant youth target security forces in Tehran, Khomeini’s so-called Relief Committee, a center of plunder in Qom

SSF center,Tehran - Khomeini's Relief Committee, Qom- March 2020
SSF center, Tehran – Khomeini’s Relief Committee, Qom- March 2020

Defiant youth in Tehran targeted a center of the suppressive forces in Tehran’s Sohrevardi Street on Saturday evening, March 28, 2020. This is while the regime’s security forces are on full alert to prevent the outbreak of any protest under the pretext of combating Coronavirus.

The same day, defiant youth also set fire to one of the main centers of plunder of people’s wealth, Khomeini’s so-called Relief Committee in the city of Qom.

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UPDATE: 8:30 AM CET

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll Exceeds 13,600 in 232 Cities

Hassan Rouhani hastily retreats from his previous claims, “The virus may last for a couple of years and security is our priority”

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

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI / MEK) announced this afternoon, March 29, 2020, that the death toll for Coronavirus has risen to 13,600 in 232 cities across Iran. The number of victims in Ardabil has increased to 235, Tehran 1800, Qom 1480, Khuzestan 610, Lorestan 360, Zanjan 220, and in Kohgiluyeh and Boyer Ahmad 90.

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UPDATE: 8:00 AM CET

Maryam Rajavi: The clerical regime must free all prisoners and stop arrests, torture and executions in Iran. It must particularly refrain from preventing national solidarity efforts and the aid provided by rebellious youth to our compatriots

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UPDATE: 8:00 AM CET

Iranian people sanitize their cities in the absence of the government’s efforts

Iranian people sanitize their cities in the absence of the government's efforts

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Iran news in brief, March 30, 2020

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll Exceeds 13,600 in 232 Cities

Iran: Rebellion in Prisons Against Regime’s Criminal Conduct in Coronavirus

Iran: Defiant Youth Target Security Forces in Tehran

Iran news in brief, March 30, 2020

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Monday, March 30, 2020, marks the 137th 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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