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Latest News in Brief – September 3, 2020

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UPDATE: 9:00 PM CEST

Iran’s oil, gas and petrochemical industry workers’ strike

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Two Kurdish women start hunger strikes in women’s ward of Evin Prison

Mojgan Kavousi started a hunger strike in the women’s ward of Evin Prison

Two Kurdish women, political prisoners detained in the women’s ward of Evin Prison, went on hunger strike on September 1, 2020.

Mojgan Kavousi and Sakineh Parvaneh deprived themselves of food to protest the authorities’ refusal to grant leave to political prisoners during the coronavirus pandemic.

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UPDATE: 12:00 PM CEST

Iran: Municipal workers, others hold protest rallies demanding delayed paychecks

Municipal workers of Aghajari, a city in southwest Iran, protesting for the second day—August 31, 2020

On Wednesday, September 2, municipality workers in the city of Aghajari, southwest Iran, gathered for third consecutive day, protesting the officials’ refusal to deliver on their paychecks for two months.

Popular reports indicate that waste containers in the city neighborhoods are full, and in some cases, spread out across streets.

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UPDATE: 9:30 AM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 410 Cities Exceeds 98,300

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on September 2, 2020, that the Coronavirus death toll in 410 cities across Iran had passed 98,300. The number of victims in Tehran is 23,865, Khorasan Razavi 6,969, Qom 4,585, Isfahan 4,425, Lorestan 4,300, Golestan 2,808, Alborz 2,803, Fars 2,752, Kurdistan 2,006, North Khorasan 1,554, Hormozgan 1,314, Bushehr 1,213, Qazvin 849, and Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad 635.

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World Community Can Stop Further Executions in Iran by Helping Navid Afkari and Holding the Regime To Account for Its Past Crimes

The Iranian regime’s Judiciary has upheld the death sentence for Navid Afkari Sangari, arrested during 2018 nationwide Iran protests in Shiraz. There have been numerous calls to stop his execution, yet news reports indicate the mullahs are to execute Navid. Allowing the regime to do so is tantamount to giving a green light to the regime to continue its human rights abuses.

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Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the Presidente-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) wrote on Twitter:

In an interview, I told Al-Arabiya that not only the perpetrators of the Iranian regime’s terrorist plans, but also the ones who order such operations must be prosecuted.

Hoping for lucrative commercial deals, some European countries have for years turned a blind eye on the behaviour of the Iranian regime. The policy of appeasement helps the regime evade justice, it must be firmly confronted.

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Iran news in brief, September 3, 2020

Municipal Workers, Others Hold Protests, Demanding Delayed Paychecks
Coronavirus Death Toll in 410 Cities Exceeds 98,300
Urgent Action Needed to Save the Lives of Female Political Prisoners in Iran

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Thursday, September 3, 2020, marks the 292nd 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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