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Latest News in Brief – May 27, 2020

May 27, 2020: Latest News
Mahshahr hospitals are full. Many of the medical staff have contracted the virus, and there is no substitute for them

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UPDATE: 8:00 PM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Update, Over 44,800 Deaths, May 27, 2020, 6:00 PM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll Exceeds 44,500 in 323 Cities
Over 44,500 dead of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Iran-Iran Coronavirus Death Toll per PMOI MEK sources

NUMBER OF VICTIMS (AS OF MAY 27, 2020, 6:00 PM CEST):

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI) announced this afternoon, May 27, 2020, that Coronavirus has taken the lives of more than 44,800 in 323 cities across Iran. 3495 in Khuzestan, 3740 in Qom, 1610 in East Azerbaijan, 1280 in West Azerbaijan, 1420 in Sistan and Baluchistan, and 1405 in Lorestan. This is in addition to reports obtained from other provinces.

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UPDATE: 6:00 PM CEST

Iran: Defiant Youth Target Centers of Plunder and Repression in Tehran and Other Cities

Iran: Defiant youth target centers of plunder and repression in Tehran and other cities
Karaj -- setting alight Qassem Soleimani’s banner- May 25, 2020

Despite the clerical regime’s heightened repressive measures and desperate efforts and the launch of a wave of blind arrests in various cities, defiant youths have targeted several centers of repression and plunder in Tehran and other cities over the past week.

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UPDATE: 5:00 PM CEST

Iran Regime’s Economic Policies Have Turned Society Into a Powder Keg, Officials Say

Due to the Iranian regime’s institutionalized corruption and plundering the wealth of the country, Iran’s economy is in a freefall. Iranian society, after 40 years of corruption and oppression, is now like a powder keg. This has forced the regime’s officials to admit to part of the regime’s corruption.  

On Monday, the state-ruEtemad Online news agency published an interview with Mohammad-Reza Mortazavi, presented as the “Head of the Iranian Flour Makers Association and President of the Iranian Food Industry Associations.”   

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UPDATE: 3:00 PM CEST

“All the promises of the mullahs to the deprived people are worthless” MEK Resistance

They wrote:
Tehran— “Iran is blazing. The people of Iran want neither the Coronavirus, nor the mullahs.”
Khorramabad— “Down with Khamenei, Viva MEK”
Mashhad— “Down with Khamenei”
Tehran— “The army of the poor must rebel and rise up.”
Tehran— “We will resist and fight the coronavirus and the ruling theocracy”
Tehran— “Coronavirus outbreak is the guilt of the Iranian regime & mullahs.”
Tehran— “It is time to rise up, to rebel and rise up and break the prison chains”
Tehran— “All the promises of the mullahs to the deprived people are worthless, down with the Mullahs”
Tehran— “The only solution for Iran is overthrowing the mullahs and establishing democracy.”
Tehran— There is a single solution for mullahs’ oppression and tyranny: Overthrowing the mullahs and establishing democracy.” / “Down with Khamenei”
Tehran— “Down with Khamenei, Viva Rajavi”
Tehran— “Down with Khamenei who is the cause of poverty”
Tehran— “Down with Khamenei, Viva Rajavi”
the Zahhāk (evil figure), Viva Rajavi”
Khorramabad— “Down with the principle of the Supreme Leader’s rule”
Islamabad— “Down with Khamenei, Viva Rajavi”

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UPDATE: 11:00 AM CEST

Maryam Rajavi : Eid al-Fitr, the promise of liberation from the yoke of the mullahs

Sunday, May 24, 2020, there was a ceremony at Ashraf-3, Albania, celebrating Eid al-Fitr and conclusion of the holy month of Ramadan. In a speech in this ceremony, Maryam Rajavi extended her felicitations to the people of Iran and PMOI members in the city of Ashraf. In part of her speech, she said:
For members of the PMOI/MEK, Eid al-Fitr represents a universal celebration of freedom, and a reunion with the true essence of humanity in confrontation with the rule of the Shah (monarchical dictatorship) and the Sheikh (theocracy).
Although today, our cities and villages are afflicted with tremendous pain and suffering because of the coronavirus outbreak, and although the mullahs’ religious fascism, repression and poverty are tormenting society, the symphony of liberation can be heard even in the midst of this agony.
Maryam Rajavi : Eid al-Fitr, the promise of liberation from the yoke of the mullahs

 

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UPDATE: 10:30 AM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll Exceeds 44,500 in 323 Cities

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll Exceeds 44,500 in 323 Cities
Over 44,500 dead of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Iran-Iran Coronavirus Death Toll per PMOI MEK sources

  • “Mahshahr hospitals are full. Many of the medical staff have contracted the virus, and there is no substitute for them.”
  • “The government must keep this devastating flood behind the dam because if it enters the city, it does not matter if it is a mosque or a palace, it destroys everything” (ILNA news agency)
  • “Only an excuse is needed. Then, like throwing a lighted match into a haystack, it will destroy everything.” (Resalat daily)

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI / MEK) announced on Tuesday, May 26, 2020, the Coronavirus death toll in 323 cities across Iran is more than 44,500. The number of victims in Khuzestan is 3,435, Mazandaran 2,695, East Azerbaijan 1,595, Lorestan 1,380, West Azerbaijan 1,265, Kermanshah 1,045, and Yazd 702.

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UPDATE: 10:00 AM CEST

Khamenei’s representative Ahmad Khatami described cyberspace as a mad dog on June 25, 2018

On June 25, 2018, Ahmad Khatami, a representative of the supreme leader Ali Khamenei and a temporary Friday prayer leader of Tehran, described the cyberspace as a mad dog that will bite the regime if not restricted.
“Given that I’m the spokesperson of the Guardian Council’s leadership board, I cannot neglect the issue that all members of the session were concerned about cyberspace and frankly said the recent unrests were led by sedition-makers in cyberspace and if this mad dog… the appropriate cyberspace is acceptable and lovely. But the cyberspace that is foreigners’ tribune is a mad dog and it will bite us again if we let it go. So, officials should be careful,” Khatami said in an interview with the state-run T.V.

Khamenei's representative Ahmad Khatami described cyberspace as a mad dog on June 25, 2018

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UPDATE: 9:30 AM CEST

Iran spent $30 billion in Syria: Regime’s MP Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh told Etemad Online

The Iranian regime has spent billions of dollars on propping up the Assad regime in Syria, a member of the Majlis (parliament) has said. Etemad Online, a state-run news website, quoted Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh, MP from Kermanshah and member of the Majlis Security Commission, as saying: “We may have given $20-30 billion to Syria.”
The remarks, which were published on Wednesday, were said in a Majlis session dating back in March.
“When I went to Syria, some complained that I had caused expenses, but I will say this again: We may have given $20-30 billion to Syria. The money of this people was spent there,” Falahatpisheh said.
Iran spent $30 billion in Syria: Regime's MP Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh told Etemad Online

 

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UPDATE: 9:00 AM CEST

Honor killings in Iran: Cruel murders of young women by father, husband

A man killed his 13-year-old daughter while asleep. The 20-year-old mother of a toddler was tortured and murdered by her husband. Honor killings are sanctioned and institutionalized by the laws of the clerical regime in Iran.

Roumina Ashrafi, 13, was arrested after she ran away with the boy she loved and wanted to marry. Despite her insistence, the judge presiding the Court of Talesh (northern Iran) ruled that she be returned home to her family.

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Iran news in brief, May 27, 2020

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll Exceeds 44,500 in 323 Cities
COVID-19 Threaten Life of Political Prisoner in Iran
Teenage Schoolgirl Beheaded, Victim of Honor Killings in Iran

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Wednesday, May 27, 2020, marks the 195th 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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