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Latest News in Brief – September 2, 2020

Ashraf-3 MEK in Albania

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UPDATE: 9:00 PM CEST

48 Iranian National Sports Champions, Members of NCRI Call To Stop the Execution of Navid Afkari

Navid Afkari – Vahid Afkari

In an initiative by Iranian National Sports Champions, members of the National Council of Resistance (NCRI) of Iran 48 Iranian sports champions write to the UN Secretary-General, the International Olympic Committee President, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, President of the Human Rights Council and, demanding their urgent intervention to stop the execution of wrestling champion, Navid Afkari.

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Iran Regime’s Deputy Interior Minister Admits How Mullahs Planned To Oppress People During 2019 Iran Protests

Remarks by the Iranian regime’s Deputy Minister of Security and Law Enforcement of the Ministry of Interior confirm that the brutal crackdown on major protests in Iran in November 2019 were premeditated.

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UPDATE: 2:00 PM CEST

Regime’s False Boasting Hides Culpability for Severity of Iran’s Coronavirus Outbreak

Coronavirus outbreak in Iran

While the Iranian opposition announced on Tuesday that Covid-19 death toll has surpassed 97,000, the Iranian regime’s Health Ministry recorded that approximately 21,500 fatalities related to the Covid-19 pandemic. This is certainly significant for a country of 83 million people, and marks Iran as the country with the worst coronavirus outbreak in the Middle East. But Tehran’s official reports are clearly designed to put a positive spin on the crisis and to encourage the perception that the government response has been effective in mitigating the spread of disease while improving healthcare outcomes for those already infected.

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Call for urgent action to save the lives of political prisoners in Qarchak

Parastoo Moini, Zahra Safaei and Forough Taghipour

Zahra Safaei, Parastoo Mo’ini and Forough Taghipour are in danger

A reliable report says the lives of political prisoners in Qarchak Prison are in danger. The NCRI Women’s Committee calls for urgent action to save the lives of these prisoners.

Mehdi Mohammadi, the Warden of Qarchak Prison, and his deputy, Mrs. Mirzaii, have paid common prisoners convicted of dangerous crimes to brutalize and murder Zahra Safaei, her daughter, Parastoo Mo’ini, and Forough Taghipour, the report says.

The dangerous inmates have been ordered to incite fights during which they could kill the said political prisoners in Qarchak Prison.

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Maryam Rajavi: Navid Afkari’s Cry for Justice Is the Cry of Thousands of Tortured Political Prisoners

Maryam Rajavi Strongly Condemned the Heinous Killings in New Zealand Mosques

In connection to the clerical regime’s brutal tortures on Afkari brothers for forced confession, Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), said: The vicious tortures inflicted on Navid Afkari and his brothers are outrageous. I call on everyone to rise in support of the Afkari brothers and convey their voice and the Iranian people’s cry for freedom throughout Iran.

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UPDATE: 9:30 AM CEST

MEK members in Ashraf 3, point of the spear in Iranian struggle for freedom

Ashraf 3 in Albania

Ashraf 3 is the home of 3000 members of Iran’s main opposition movement, the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK), in Albania. It has become a source of hope and inspiration for thousands of Iranians, protesting in the streets across Iran chanting: “No Shah, No Sheikh (mullahs),” “Down with the principle of velayat-e faqih,” “Death to Khamenei,” and “Death to Rouhani,” and “For 40 years we shed bloodied tears, enough is enough, we’ll take a stand.”

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Iran regime insider: “Unexpected political/social events expected prior to Christmas”

A massive uprising shook the very pillars of Iran’s regime back in November 2019

Hassan Biadi, a regime insider in Iran, voices grave concerns among senior officials of the mullahs’ regime ruling Iran over a future uprising in the making. “Up to Christmas of this year, there is a high possibility that we will witness unexpected political and social developments. Taking into consideration all the mismanagement we are seeing across the country; people are no longer listening to various parties and are not happy with the current circumstances. Remarks and pledges made in the past have been of no use,” this regime insider said on Sunday, August 30.

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Vahid and Navid Afkari Divulge the Tortures They Have Been Through

Navid Afkari – Vahid Afkari

Following the unfair sentences issued for three brothers who had participated in protests in Shiraz in 2018, Navid Afkari and his brother, Vahid, have sent letters and tape recordings out of prison, revealing their tortures at the hands of their interrogators.

Navid and Vahid Afkari are accused of killing an agent of the Water and Sewage Department for participating in quelling the protests. This is a charge which both of them have rejected and pleaded not guilty. However, their pleas fell on deaf ears.

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Iran: Defiant Youth Target Centers of Repression and Exporting Terrorism

Karaj – Torching Khamenei and Qassem Soleimani’s placards – August 26, 2020

Last week, August 22-28, 2020, defiant youth targeted the clerical regime’s centers of repression and plunder. They set fire to the entrances of these centers, displaying the Iranian people’s hatred of the clerical regime and their desire to overthrow the ruling theocracy.

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Iranians Abroad and Over 100 Lawmakers Urge UN To Reimpose Sanctions on Iran’s Regime

Members of the Iranian diaspora and more than 100 European and Arab lawmakers are urging the international community to reimpose sanctions on the Iranian regime, simultaneous with the Joint Commission meeting of the parties to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) in Vienna.

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Iran: Coronavirus Fatalities in 410 Cities Exceeds 97,900

Iran, Coronavirus, Covid-19, IRGC

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on September 1, 2020, that the Coronavirus death toll in 410 cities across Iran had passed 97,900. The number of victims in Tehran is 23,755, Khorasan Razavi 6,944, Khuzestan 6,547, Mazandaran 4,756, Isfahan 4,400, Lorestan 4,276, Gilan 4,057, East Azerbaijan 2,862, West Azerbaijan 2,664, Hamedan 2,522, Kerman 1,563, Central Province 1,273, Zanjan 929, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari 687, and South Khorasan 532.

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Iran news in brief, September 2, 2020

Iran: Coronavirus Fatalities in 410 Cities Exceeds 97,900
Defiant Youth Target Centers of Repression and Exporting Terrorism

Iran news in brief, September 2, 2020

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Wednesday, September 2, 2020, marks the 291st 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 moreLatest News in Brief- September 1, 2020