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Latest News in Brief – May 22, 2020

Latest News in Brief – May 22, 2020
Returning to work in different cities of Iran, especially in Lorestan and Khuzestan provinces, has increased the number of coronavirus patients.

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UPDATE: 7:10 PM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Update, Over 43,600 Deaths, May 22, 2020, 6:00 PM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Update, Over 43,600 Deaths, May 22, 2020, 6:00 PM CEST
Over 43,600 dead of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Iran-Iran Coronavirus Death Toll per PMOI MEK sources

NUMBER OF VICTIMS (AS OF MAY 22, 2020, 6:00 PM CEST):

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI) announced this afternoon, May 22, 2020, that Coronavirus has taken the lives of more than 43,600 in 319 cities across Iran.
The death toll in various provinces include: 7090 in Tehran, 3195 in Khuzestan, 1545 in East Azerbaijan, 1290 in Lorestan, 606 in Markazi (Central), 525 in Kerman, 287 in Kohgiluyehn and Boyer Ahmad. This is in addition to reports obtained from other provinces.

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UPDATE: 6:00 PM CEST

“Down with the Mullahs’ virus in Iran” MEK Resistance Units

Members of the Iranian Resistance Units, a network of activists of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) across Iran continued their activities on Wednesday. They offer a breakthrough and are a beacon for uprising and freedom and represent the rebellious and defiant generation and played a key role in nationwide uprising of December 2017 and November 2019. They took to graffiti in public places writing messages of Iranian Resistance leader Massoud Rajavi and NCRI President Maryam Rajavi.
They wrote:
Tehran— “The only way to relief Iran, is to rise up and overthrow the criminal Mullahs’ regime”
Tehran— “The mullahs do not want Iran, and Iran and all Iranians do not want the mullahs.”
Nowshahr— “Coronavirus outbreak is the guilt of the Iranian regime & mullahs.”
Ahvaz— “Down with the Mullahs’ virus, hail to Massoud Rajavi”
Ahvaz— “Free political prisoners”

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UPDATE: 5:15 PM CEST

“Resistance Units and rebellious youth herald hope for freedom in Iran” MEK Resistanc

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) internal network, known as Resistance Units, continued its activities across the country on Thursday. The MEK Resistance Units are a beacon of hope for uprising and freedom and represent the rebellious and defiant generation. They played a key role in the nationwide uprising of December 2017 and November 2019. They took to graffiti in public places writing messages of Iranian Resistance leader Massoud Rajavi and NCRI President Maryam Rajavi and spreading messages of hope during the tough coronavirus pandemic times.
They wrote:
Tehran— “Down with Khamenei”
Tehran— “Resistance Units and rebellious youth herald hope for freedom.”
Tehran— “Coronavirus outbreak is the guilt of the Iranian regime & mullahs.”
Hamadan— “Down with Khamenei, Viva Rajavi”

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UPDATE: 5:00 PM CEST

Iran: MP Reveals Regime Paid $20-30 Billion to Syria

Iran: MP reveals regime paid of $20-30 billion to Syria
Falahatpisheh and Bashar al-Asad

Actual amount of the regime’s expenditures in Syria is far greater.
Iranian people demand the expulsion of mullahs from Syria and region, which is key to regional peace.
In an unprecedented admission, Heshmatullah Falahatpisheh, the former Chairman and the current member of the National Security and Foreign Policy Commission of the regime parliament, said that the clerical regime had paid Syria up to $30 billion.

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UPDATE: 4:30 PM CEST

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UPDATE: 11:30 AM CEST

May 21, 2020 -- Isfahan, Iran: Nurses in Isfahan province gathered outside the Isfahan Judiciary to protest their job situation and express their economic grievances

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UPDATE: 11:00 AM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Fatalities Exceed 43,300 in 319 Cities

Rouhani, his Health Minister blame the people for the new Coronavirus outbreak in some provinces
Annual Quds Day event Car convoy canceled due to virus uptick

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI / MEK) announced on Thursday, May 21, 2020, that the Coronavirus death toll in 319 cities had exceeded 43,300. The number of victims in East in Khorasan Razavi is 3,060, Khuzestan 3,125, Azerbaijan 1,520, Sistan and Baluchestan 1,330, Hamedan 1,266, Lorestan 1,265, and Kurdistan 815.

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UPDATE: 10:30 AM CEST

Iran: Resistance Units and Supporters of the MEK Install Banners of the Resistance Leaders, and Distribute Their Messages Calling for Protests and Uprising

Isfahan- May 13, 2020

In recent days,  the Resistance Units, and youth supporting the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK / PMOI) posted banners and messages of the Iranian Resistance Leadership, Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), and Mr. Massoud Rajavi, leader of the Iranian Resistance, in Tehran and various cities across Iran, including Mashhad, Semnan, Hamedan, Shahrekord, Fuman, Qazvin, Khorramabad, Andimeshk, Gorgan, Shiraz, Robat Karim, Bandar Abbas, ‌ Ahvaz, Gilan, Nowshahr, Masjed Soleyman, Karaj, Shahsavar, Rasht, Dezful, Amol, Esfarayen, and Isfahan, calling for solidarity and providing assistance to Coronavirus patients, as well as calling for protests and uprisings as the only way to rid Iran of the mullahs.

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UPDATE: 10:00 AM CEST

Families of Protesters Killed in November Pressured to Keep Silent

Shabnam Diani -- Azadeh Zarbi

Six months after hundreds of protesters and civilians were killed by unlawful force during the November 2019 protests, authorities have yet to provide the families of protesters with answers about their loved ones’ deaths. Instead, the families have had to settle for proposals of money and “martyrdom.” The families of Shabnam Dayani, Azadeh Zarbi, and Farzad Ansarifar were threatened as a means of forcing them to keep their silence.

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Iran news in brief, May 22, 2020

Iran: Coronavirus Fatalities Exceed 43,300 in 319 Cities
Resistance Units Continue Their Activities Across Iran
Iran Regime’s MP: We Gave $20-30 Billion to Syria

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Friday, May 22, 2020, marks the 190th 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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