Over 164,000 people have died of the Coronavirus in 465 cities across Iran’s 31 provinces, according to reports tallied by the Iranian opposition People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) as of Sunday afternoon local time, November 22.
A woman set herself ablaze after state forces razed her home in Bandar Abbas. Forces of the municipality of Bandar Abbas, capital of Hormozgan Province in southern Iran, razed the shelter of a woman head of household. The footage of this cruel and inhuman measure was disseminated on the social media on November 19, 2020. One can hear the screams of a young girl and see her mother confronting the agents who demolish her home. In recent weeks, too, the clerical regime’s forces destroyed the houses of residents of Zardoui Village of Paveh (Kermanshah Province), Golshahr district of Chabahar (Sistan and Baluchestan Province), Hajiabad village in Hormozgan, and Ismailabad village in Mashhad (Razavi Khorasan Province). In addition to razing the houses, they attacked and brutalized women and youths. https://tinyurl.com/y67rj6h6
Teenage Kurdish girl Aynaz Zare’e has been sentenced to five years in prison. The First Branch of the Penal Court of Urmia in Iran, which specially examines cases of teenagers and minors, sentenced Aynaz Zare’e, 17, to five years in prison on Monday, November 16. She is charged with “acting against national security” for membership in a Kurdish party. She did not have access to a lawyer during her prosecution. Aynaz's mother Shahnaz Sadeghifar is also imprioned with her daughter. https://tinyurl.com/y65oj6n5
The branch 15 of the Revolutionary Court of Tehran sentenced Marjan Es’haghi to 1 year in prison and 4 years of suspended jail sentence on November 11. Marjan Es’haghi a student of political sciences at Theran University was arrested after participating in a student gathering at Tehran University on November 17, 2019 as she was leaving the campus.