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Latest News in Brief – May 28, 2020

Latest News in Brief – May 28, 2020
Zahedan: The Coronavirus death toll in Sistan and Baluchestan is 1,420

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UPDATE: 7:00 PM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Update, Over 47,500 Deaths, May 28, 2020, 6:00 PM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Update, Over 47,500 Deaths, May 28, 2020, 6:00 PM CEST
Over 47,500 dead of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Iran-Iran Coronavirus Death Toll per PMOI MEK sources

NUMBER OF VICTIMS (AS OF MAY 28, 2020, 6:00 PM CEST):

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI) announced this afternoon, May 28, 2020, that Coronavirus has taken the lives of more than 47,500 in 323 cities across Iran. 10000 in Tehran, 3550 in Khuzestan, 2710 in Mazandaran, 1975 in Kermanshah, 1660 in Alborz, 1430 in Lorestan and, 1275 in Hamedan. This is in addition to reports obtained from other provinces.

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UPDATE: 5:00 PM CEST

Iran – IRGC’s Aerospace Force commander Amir Ali Hajizadeh

Iran- IRGC’s Aerospace Force commander Amir-Ali Hajizadeh:
“I have to testify today, the person who made our missile program move forward to the actual point,
although nobody ever mentioned his name, and I have the pleasure to announce it now,
is Dr. Ghalibaf.
During the period he was our commander, he planned to have a missile base in every city and every province of the country, which is the case now.

Iran - IRGC’s Aerospace Force commander Amir Ali Hajizadeh

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UPDATE: 4:00 PM CEST

MEK Resistance Units sworn to fight the Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei

The Iranian Resistance Units which is an internal network of the main opposition movement the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) continued its activities across the country on Tuesday. They bravely took to graffiti in public places with the slogan Down with Khamenei.
They wrote:
Arak— “The brave Resistance Units have sworn to fight the Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei”
Isfahan— “The destruction of the Supreme Leader’s palace of oppression is near”
Mashhad— “Down with the principle of the Supreme Leader’s rule”
Isfahan— “Rouhani and Khamenei are the cause of the coronavirus outbreak”
Babolsar— “Down with Khamenei, Damn Khomeini”

MEK Resistance Units sworn to fight the Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei

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UPDATE: 3:30 PM CEST

Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf is an IRGC club wielder suppressing MEK and protesters

IRGC commander Qalibaf, topping the list in Tehran must face justice for war crimes and crimes against humanity.
Those making it to the Parliament after the sham election are a band of IRGC commanders and criminals who must face justice.

Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf is an IRGC club wielder suppressing MEK & protesters

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UPDATE: 3:00 PM CEST

U.S. Slaps New Sanctions on Iran’s Regime, Terminating JCPOA Sanctions Waiver

U.S. Slaps New sanctions on Iran’s regime, terminating JCPOA sanctions waiver
Department of State

United States Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, on Wednesday announced in a press release that he has ended the sanctions waiver related to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal with world powers which will be effective in 60 days. 

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UPDATE: 11:15 AM CEST

Maryam Rajavi: Qalibaf, Regime’s New Parliament Speaker, Has Murdered Members of the PMOI/MEK, is an Accomplice of Ebrahim Raisi, the Judiciary Chief

Maryam Rajavi: Qalibaf, regime's new parliament speaker, has murdered members of the PMOI/MEK, is an accomplice of Ebrahim Raisi, the Judiciary Chief
Ali Khamenei and Qalibaf

Mullahs’ parliament is the flipside of, and indispensable to, the Hezbollahi government, Khamenei called for.

Terrified of the uprising, Khamenei had purged candidates from the rival factions to plan for the formation of such a parliament and government. But this is a serious step towards working to end the regime.

Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), described IRGC Brig. Gen. Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf, the regime’s new Parliament Speaker, as the murderer of the Mujahedin-e Khalq (PMOI/MEK) members, and an accomplice to Ebrahim Raisi, the regime’s Judiciary Chief.

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UPDATE: 11:00 AM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 323 Cities Exceed 44,800

Iran: Coronavirus death toll in 323 cities exceed 44,800
From February 19 to May 5, 2020, five out of 138 hospitals in Tehran Province that are accepting Coronavirus patients have received 52,570 patients out of whom 1,501 have died.

52,750 Coronavirus patients admitted to only five of 138 hospitals in Tehran, 1,501 died

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI / MEK) announced on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, the Coronavirus death toll in 323 cities across Iran is at least 44,800 people. The number of victims in Khuzestan is 3,495, Qom 3,470, East Azerbaijan 1,610, Sistan and Baluchestan 1,420, Lorestan 1,405, and West Azerbaijan 1,280.

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UPDATE: 10:30 AM CEST

Iran: People, Farmers in Farokhshahr Stage Protest Against Seizure of Agricultural Lands, Diversion of Karoun River’s Water

Iran: People, farmers in Farokhshahr stage protest against seizure of agricultural lands, diversion of Karoun River's water
Farokhshahr farmers and people gathering outside the Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Governor’s office-May 26, 2020

On Tuesday, May 26, 2020, a large number of people and farmers in Farokhshahr staged a gathering outside the Governor’s Office in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province to voice protest against the seizure of their agricultural lands by the regime’s agencies. These lands are the main source of livelihood for a large segment of the population in that region. The deprived farmers and residents also staged a protest against the regime plan to divert the Karoun River water in that region. They chanted, “We will die, but will not accept a compromise” and “Shame to our Energy Minister.”

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UPDATE: 10:00 AM CEST

Great March towards Freedom

Maryam Rajavi’s messages and speeches to the annual gatherings of Iranian Resistance at Ashraf 3 – Albania

Beginning on July 11, the Iranian Resistance’s gatherings this year were held for five days at Ashraf 3, the seat of the Iranian Resistance in Albania.
Ashraf 3 is an exceptional city. Twenty months before the gatherings, it was a bare piece of land. The city was built by the Mojahedin, with great effort.
During the five-day meetings and conferences, the freedom fighters of the main opposition People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) at Ashraf 3 hosted political dignitaries and international personalities as well as their countrymen and citizens from Europe, the U.S., Canada and Australia.

This book has compiled the speeches made by Maryam Rajavi in the meetings and conferences held during the 2019 annual gatherings of the Iranian Resistance.
In addition to the gatherings at Ashraf 3, freedom loving Iranians held major rallies in five capitals of the world. Mrs. Rajavi sent video messages to the participants in these demonstrations. Excerpts of these messages are also included in this book.

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UPDATE: 9:30 AM CEST

Iran’s regime chooses survival over public health amid coronavirus outbreak

Iran’s regime chooses survival over public health amid coronavirus outbreak
Iranian regime President Hassan Rouhani: COVID-19 spread reduced in some provinces following the Smart Social Distancing Plan.
Rouhani claimed no spike in cases, and a decrease in the number of critical patients and deaths.
This is while regime officials & members of the Coronavirus Control Task Force provide a completely contrasting image.
Alireza Zali, head of Tehran’s Coronavirus Task Force: Tehran’s hospitals witnessing a 7% increase in ICU patients
Regime Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei: Production must resume “at any cost”
Khamenei uses the crisis to safeguard his regime at the price of many lives.
The regime has stationed IRGC units in hospitals & cemeteries to prevent people from taking footages.
The regime is increasingly concerned over continuous revelations made by the opposition MEK of the COVID-19 death toll.
Mohsen Hashemi, Tehran City Council chairman: Number of coronavirus victims in the country is far higher than official stats.
Iranian opposition President Maryam Rajavi: For Khamenei & Rouhani, people’s lives & well-being are dispensable. They only seek to protect their regime from protests.
Iran’s regime chooses survival over public health amid coronavirus outbreak
 

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UPDATE: 9:00 AM CEST

Two female prisoners of conscience in Iran viciously tortured

Sahba Hemadi

Fahimeh Esmaili Badvi


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Iran news in brief, May 28, 2020

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 323 Cities Exceed 44,800
U.S. Ends Iran Regime’s Sanctions Waiver
Iran: Defiant Youth Target Centers of Plunder and Repression
Iran news in brief, May 28, 2020

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

‌Thursday, May 28, 2020, marks the 196th 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

Read more: Latest News in Brief- May 27, 2020