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Iran News in Brief – September 12, 2020

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UPDATE: 6:30 PM CEST

Supporters of the Iranian Resistance Protest Against the Brutal Execution of Navid Afkari

Iranians, supporters of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI-MEK), and the National Council of Resistance of Iran staged protests in many European countries to protest the execution of Navid Afkari

UPDATE: 4:00 PM CEST

Iran’s Regime Is Under Severe Threat From Another Nationwide Protest

Since Iran’s nationwide uprising in January 2018, the regime’s officials have been warning about the growing influence of the organized Resistance movement and the potential for further protests to seriously challenge the regime’s hold on power.

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Iran Will Not Remain Silent in the Face of Navid’s Hanging and Will Rise To Protest His Unjust Execution

Iran Will Not Remain Silent in the Face of Navid's Hanging

The UN, the Security Council, the European Union, and all human rights defenders urged to take effective action. Silence amount to a green light to, and complicity in, the continuation of the regime’s crimes.

 

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UPDATE: 11:00 AM CEST

Breaking News: The Clerical Regime in Iran Hanged the Wrestler Navid Afkari

Iran’s regime executed political prisoner Navid Afkari after torturing him and obtaining forced confessions. His death sentence was carried out despite a global campaign calling to spare Afkari’s life.

Hanging the wrestler Navid Afkari, this morning reflects the regime’s desperate need for stepping up repression. Despite these murderous acts, the regime cannot stem the growing tide of popular unrest and people’s uprising.
Impunity at the global level has allowed Iran’s regime to continue its brutal crimes against the Iranian people.
The international community must hold the mullahs to account for their human rights abuses.

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UPDATE: 9:00 AM CEST

MEK: How the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps plunders Iran’s economy

The Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) was established in the early 1980s
From day one, the IRGC has been engaged in the suppression of regime dissidents
The IRGC was also one of the regime’s main forces in the Iran-Iraq War, as part of the regime’s “Quds through Karbala” campaign.

How the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps IRGC plunders Iran’s economy

How the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps IRGC plunders Iran’s economy
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Health of political prisoners in Evin and Kerman prisons deteriorating

Nasrin Sotoudeh, Fatemeh Mosanna, Zeinab JalalianZeinab Jalalian, Nasrin Sotoudeh and Fatemeh Mosanna

Reports say the health of political prisoners Nasrin Sotoudeh and Fatemeh Mosanna in Evin Prison and of Zeinab Jalalian is deteriorating in solitary confinement in the Prison of Kerman. There is grave concern about the lives of these female political prisoners.

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Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 427 Cities Exceeds 101,800

MEK, Iran, NCRI, coronavirus, death toll, covid-19

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Friday, September 11, 2020, that the Coronavirus death toll in 427 cities across Iran had surpassed 101,800. The number of victims in Tehran is 24,695, Khorasan Razavi 7,327, Khuzestan 6,717, Mazandaran 4,967, Isfahan 4,694, Qom 4,655, Lorestan 4,512, Gilan 4,212, Sistan and Baluchestan 3,113, West Azerbaijan 2,709, Hormozgan 1,366, Yazd 1,284, Bushehr 1,278, Qazvin 899, and Ilam 862.

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Saturday, September 12, 2020, marks the 301st 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 11, 2020

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