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Latest News in Brief – May 1, 2020

May 1, 2020: Latest News
May 1, 2020: Latest News, Tehran, Iran

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UPDATE: 6:30 PM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Update, Over 38,000 Deaths, May 1, 2020, 6:00 PM CEST

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI) announced this afternoon, May 1, 2020, that Coronavirus has taken the lives of more than 38,000 in 309 cities across Iran.

Iran: Coronavirus Update, Over 38,000 Deaths, May 1, 2020, 6:00 PM CEST
Coronavirus outbreak in Iran

The death toll in various provinces include: 6,400 in Tehran, 3190 in Qom, 2630 in Gilan, 2,360 in Mazandaran, 1250 in Alborz,1170 in East Azerbaijan, 990 in Sistan and Baluchistan, 420 in Bushehr, 270 in Ilam, and 122 in South Khorasan. This is in addition to cases registered in other provinces.

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UPDATE: 5:45 PM CEST

Majority of US Lawmakers Call of UN Arms Embargo on Iran to Be Extended

United States Congress
United States Congress

“Nearly 90% of U.S. House of Representatives members have signed a letter urging the Trump administration to increase its diplomatic action at the United Nations to renew an arms embargo on Iran, congressional sources said on Thursday.” Reuters reported on Thursday.

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UPDATE: 4:30 PM CEST

Iran: Activities of the Resistance Units in Tehran and Other Cities Simultaneous With May Day

Tehran- April 28, 2020

Restitution of workers’ rights possible only with the mullahs’ overthrow 

Simultaneous with May Day, Resistance Units, pro-Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK / PMOI) workers and youth posted the messages of the Iranian Resistance leadership in Tehran and various other cities in Iran.

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UPDATE: 3:30 PM CEST

Plight of Iranian female workers deteriorating after coronavirus outbreak

As the world is observing the International Workers Day, workers in Iran and particularly Iranian female workers are going through tremendous pressure as never before. They are the main victims of the shutdown of factories, workshops and other productions units after the outbreak of the coronavirus. In the absence of any source of income, savings or any form of government support, Iranian workers live in deplorable conditions.

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UPDATE: 2:00 PM CEST

In memory of Massoumeh Joshaghani and her passion for freedom

On the morning of 25 April 2020, Massoumeh Joshaghani, an avid supporter of the Iranian Resistance as well as a member of a committee of professors died of cancer in Paris.

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Security forces at Khoy Prison abruptly transferred Kurdish political prisoner Zeinab Jalalian to an undisclosed location

It is suspected that Zeinab, a political prisoner, has been transferred to a Tehran prison for questioning on new charges.

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UPDATE: 12:30 PM CEST

May 1st, International Workers’ Day, promising the definitive triumph of justice and equality

Maryam Rajavi’s message on International Workers’ day

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UPDATE: 12:15 PM CEST

Flash floods in south-central Iran as seasonal rains easily wreak havoc in locals’ lives due to the regime’s negligence

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UPDATE: 11:30 AM CEST

Coronavirus death toll in Tehran alone surpasses regime’s total death toll in Iran.

PMOI/MEK—April 17, 2020:  The coronavirus death toll in Iran has surpassed 30,700.
Yet Iran’s regime continues its cover-up declaring the total death 4,869 as of April 16
Even regime’s officials reject regime’s death toll.
Nahid Khodakarami, head of the health committee of the Tehran City Council, in an interview with Shargh daily: Between 70 to 100 people  die every day in Tehran due to COVID-19 disease.
A report from inside the regime in Gilan province: To obtain the real death statistics in Iran, the regime’s statistics must be multiplied by a factor of 5 or 10.

Coronavirus death toll in Tehran alone surpasses regime's total death toll in Iran.

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UPDATE: 11:00 AM CEST

Iran: Alborz Province Death Toll Amid Coronavirus Crisis

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran PMOI/MEK announced on April 22, that the coroanvirus death toll has reached  33,800
According to the MEK, so far 1195 people have lost their lives in Alborz province alone.
Yet, the regime puts the death toll in Alborz province at under 500 but according to document obtained by the MEK around 30 people are dying and buried in Alborz province daily because of coronavirus.
Out of this number, 20 were diagnosed with the coronavirus and 10 suspected of being infected.
Instead of helping the people, the regime continues its cover-up and has increased opressive measures.
As Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the president-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran said
For Khamenei and Rouhani, the lives and well-being of the people are worthless.
They only want to protect their regime from the threat of uprising.
 

Iran: Alborz Province Death Toll Amid Coronavirus Crisis.

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UPDATE: 10:30 AM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 308 Cities Exceeds 37,600

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 308 Cities Exceeds 37,600
Over 37,600 dead of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Iran-Iran Coronavirus Death Toll per PMOI MEK sources

In four out of 138 hospitals in Tehran receiving Coronavirus patients, 1,400 have died
The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI / MEK) announced on Thursday, April 30, 2020, that the Coronavirus death toll in 308 cities in Iran had exceeded 37,600. The number of victims in Tehran is 6,330 people, Mazandaran 2,345, Khuzestan 1,810, Golestan 1,220, Fars 975, Sistan and Baluchestan 940, Lorestan 875, Semnan 865, Kurdistan 625, Zanjan 485, and Kerman 425.
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UPDATE: 10:00 AM CEST

“Damn the criminal mullahs who are worse than the coronavirus, Cholera”: MEK Resistance Units

While the Iranian regime’s failure during the coronavirus crisis has caused public outrage in Iran, the Iranian people and the PMOI/MEK network inside Iran highlight the solution for Iran which is the overthrow of the mullahs’ rule. They took to graffiti in public places writing messages of Iranian Resistance leader Massoud Rajavi and NCRI President Maryam Rajavi.
Tehran— “Damn the criminal mullahs who are worse than the coronavirus, Cholera and Plague”
Behbahan—Maryam Rajavi: “There is a single solution for the Coronavirus, and that solution is overthrowing the mullahs’ religious dictatorship.”
Tehran—Massoud Rajavi: “The spring of Iran’s freedom will be realized by us and by our own hands.”
Qazvin—Massoud Rajavi: “One has to earn one’s right. One must rebel and pluck it away from the mullahs’ throat.”
Mahshahr— “Khamenei the sinister mullah, you are the real virus”
Saveh—Massoud Rajavi: “The army of the poor must rebel and rise up.”
Gachsaran— “The army of the poor must rebel and rise up.”
Tehran— “While the mullahs live like gods, the nation is poor”
Takestan—Maryam Rajavi: “Workers’ rights will only be realized by overthrowing f the Mullahs’ regime”
Tehran—Massoud Rajavi: “The army of the poor must rebel and rise up.”

“Damn the criminal mullahs who are worse than the coronavirus, Cholera”: MEK Resistance Units

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Iran news in brief, May 1, 2020

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 308 Cities Exceeds 37,600
Iran: 3600 People Arrested for Posting Real Figures of Coronavirus
Iran: New Protests in Tehran and Other Cities

Iran news in brief, May 1, 2020

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Friday, May 1, 2020, marks the 169th 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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