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Human Rights Groups Urge UN to Investigate Iran’s 1988 Massacre
Twenty-one human rights groups have issued an appeal to the United Nations to launch an investigation into the 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran.
The 1988 massacre, which led to the execution of more than 30,000 political prisoners, primarily members of the opposition People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI or MEK), has never been investigated, and the perpetrators have never been brought to account.
Local Hit Squads, a Last Resort Solution to Crush Widespread Iran Protests
Various #Iran regime military commanders have lately come out with announcements indicating formation of new local hit squads, Razaviyoun patrols, and other rapid reaction groups in cities and provinces across the country. #HumanRights https://t.co/dKEgDYTOXS
— IRAN HRM (@IranHrm) September 21, 2020
‘Iran cannot be appeased’: British MP urges harder line against Tehran
‘Iran cannot be appeased’: British MP urges harder line against Tehran, reports @ArabNews.
"UK has 'a clear approach of trying to appease Tehran — I think that’s a problem. I don’t think you can appease #Iran… you have to stand up to them." #FreeIran2020https://t.co/lfx3Rg0aWs
— NCRI-U.S. Rep Office (@NCRIUS) September 21, 2020
UPDATE: 9:00 AM CEST
Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 440 Cities Surpasses 106,200
The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Sunday, September 20, 2020, that the Coronavirus death toll in 440 cities had exceeded 106,200. The number of victims in Tehran is 25,535, Khorasan Razavi 7,758, Isfahan 4,994, Qom 4,780, Lorestan 4,728, East Azerbaijan 3,168, Alborz 2,986, West Azerbaijan 2,816, Kurdistan 2,051, Kerman 1,680, Semnan 1,396, Zanjan 1,011, and Ilam 889.
Iran: We Are Eating Our Flesh and Blood
In Iran, the national currency is devaluated; the stock market has lost its value; gold prices have increased; the oil price has decreased; inflation has broken the people’s back; unemployment adds salt to families’ injuries; producing sector is shut down… poverty engulfed the country; rich individuals are getting richer; the coronavirus has knocked out citizens; officials’ children (Aghazadeh) take the national asset to Canada to hold Muharram mourning ceremonies.
Political prisoner Saba Kord Afshari returned to prison without being treated
Political prisoner Saba Kord Afshari was returned from a civic hospital to Evin Prison without receiving her needed medical treatment.
Saba Kord Afshari was transferred to Tehran’s Taleghani Hospital on Saturday, September 19, 2020, as her health badly deteriorated in the women’s ward of Evin.
The bitter tragedy of child laborers is a consequence of poverty under the mullahs
14-yr-old garbage girl is forced to get pregnant
Presence of girls among child laborers is another dimension of bitter tragedy of child laborers. According to regime officials, women & girls have also joined throng of garbage collectors.
— Women's Committee NCRI (@womenncri) September 20, 2020
Iran: 17 Nobel Laureates Sign Statement Condemning Navid Afkari’s Execution
Nine more Nobel Laureates have signed onto a statement condemning the execution of Navid Afkari, an Iranian wrestling champion, joining eight other Nobel Laureates. This statement was originally published on September 13, 2020.
Iran news in brief, September 21, 2020
Monday, September 21, 2020, marks the 310th 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- September 20, 2020