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Latest News in Brief – September 7, 2020

Gilan Province s one of the 31 provinces of Iran. Anoush Barzigar, Head of Gilan’s Medical Council: The responsibility for the infection and death of even one student or teacher will be the responsibility of the decision-makers and is unforgivable

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UPDATE: 4:00 PM CEST

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Abbas Gholami, 13, arrested in 2019 Iran Protests, has been sentenced to 3 years in prison

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Iran Human Rights Monitor, Monthly Report – August 2020

Iran Human Rights Monitor, Monthly Report

August was marked by increased pressure on political prisoners and the imposition of harsh sentences such as executions, floggings, and long prison terms for protesters.

This escalation of repression has been seen as a crisis in the human rights situation in Iran and an attempt by the ruling regime to silence any dissenting voice.

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UPDATE: 9:00 AM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 410 Cities Exceeds 99,600

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI- MEK) announced on September 6, 2020, that the Coronavirus death toll in 410 cities across Iran had passed 99,600. The number of victims in Khorasan Razavi is 7,134, Mazandaran 4,824, Qom 4,625, Isfahan 4,520, Lorestan 4,380, Alborz 2,831, Fars 2,811, Hamedan 2,537, Kermanshah 2,356, Kerman 1,599, North Khorasan 1,589, Hormozgan 1,339, Central Province 1,293, Bushehr 1,231, Yazd 1,219, Ardabil 1,217, and Zanjan 954.

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Disinformation About Iran’s Democratic Resistance, MEK, Must Finally Be Rooted Out of Media

Mullahs’ regime has spent decades spreading disinformation globally about Iran’s democratic Resistance . This should end once & for all

Mullahs’ regime has spent decades spreading disinformation globally about Iran’s democratic Resistance movement. The campaign has supplemented the direct repression of dissent in the form of political imprisonment, attacks on public demonstrations, and the outright killing of activists. The Iranian regime’s political violence has consistently failed to stem the growth of public support for the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK). Thus, mullahs have increased their demonizing campaign of the MEK.  

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Death Row Protester Navid Afkari Moved to High-Security Ward

Death row protester Navid Afkari has been taken to a high-security ward in Adelabad Prison. His two brothers, Vahid and Habib were beaten and then transferred to “Guidance Ward”, where prisoners are kept as punishment and have limited contact with the outside world.

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Iran news in brief, September 7, 2020

Iran news in brief, September 7, 2020

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Monday, September 7, 2020, marks the 296th 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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