Sunday, August 09, 2020

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The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Thursday, August 9, that the Coronavirus fatalities in 373 cities across Iran has surpassed 85,500. 



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An Iran protester, Ms. Fatemeh Davand was transferred to the Central prison of Urmia on August 6, 2020, to start serving her jail sentence for taking part in the protests in Boukan in November 2019. Ms. Davand was arrested during the November 2019 protests and sentenced to five years and five months and 30 lashes by the Revolutionary Court of Boukan, in Iranian Kurdistan. READ MORE: https://tinyurl.com/y4wm6dw3

The lives of women in Dishmok suffering from domestic violence end in flaming suicides. Dishmok is a small and remote village in Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province in southeastern Iran. This village has become well-known due to the rise in suicides among women tired of the domestic violence to which they are subjected. They feel they have no choice but to set their bodies on fire. Forced and early marriages lead to suicide

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According to state-run Shahraranews.ir a 32 year old woman was hanged in the Central Prison of Mashhad on Sunday, August 2. The woman identified only by her first name, Mehri, had already served 6 years in prison on death row. She was accused of murdering her husband. The Iranian Resistance has registered 106 women executed during the tenure of the Iranian regime's President, Hassan Rouhani, since he took office in 2013. 

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The Iranian regime executed one of the 2018 protesters. Mostafa Salehi was executed on Tuesday Aug. 4. Amnesty International, as well as Free Iran committees in the European parliament and in Italy have condemned Mostafa's execution.


Sunday, August 02, 2020

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The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Aug. 2 that the number of Coronavirus victims in 347 cities of Iran has reached Over 81,400. While the regime’s own officials are acknowledging an increasing number of Covid-19 deaths each day, regime's President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that: “Earlier this year despite the Covid-19 outbreak the enemy was interested in the war among our different factions and various differences,”. He added: “To those who want to cancel the upcoming religious mourning rituals, they should know that these gatherings will not be cancelled. To those who want to undermine these mourning ceremonies by claiming such gatherings will escalate the illness wave, they will not be allowed to do so.” He's also wants to hold the Entrance Exam for universities in Iran. The regime's officials have warned Rouhani of the consequences of such gatherings during Covid-19 pandemic but he won't hear of it. Iran's medical personnel have warned about the 3rd peak of Coronavirus in Iran in upcoming fall.

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On Thursday, July 30, 2020, a court in Antwerp, Belgium held the second preliminary hearing on the case of Assadollah Assadi, the Iranian regime’s terrorist diplomat, who, acting on orders of the regime’s most senior leadership, was in the process of carrying out a terrorist bombing of the major gathering of Iranians on June 30, 2018 in Villepinte, Paris. Along with Assadi, his three accomplices Amir Saadouni, his wife Nasimeh Naami and Mehrdad Arefani will be tried. The three-judge panel referred the case of the four jailed terrorists to the Antwerp Special Counter-Terrorism Branch. This marked the completion of the preliminary stages of the trial of Assadi and his accomplices, which the Iranian regime had spared no effort to prevent from happening. The trial will begin on November 27, 2020. The first session of the court was upheld on July 15, 2020. READ MORE HERE: https://tinyurl.com/y4sb8ekr

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The systematic trafficking of Iranian women and girls to other countries continues. State officials not only provide immunity to these smuggling gangs, but also participate in it. The confession of a member of the Women’s Faction in the regime’s Parliament speaks for itself. According to Hamideh Zarabadi, “Unofficial statistics show that women’s trafficking also occurs in our country. Reports indicate that most of this smuggling takes place in Arab countries. Unfortunately, the perpetrators of this phenomenon are not dealt with decisively and there is a greater tendency to deny it.” (The state-run BORNA news agency – August 6, 2018). On June 20, 2019, the U.S. Department of State released its annual “Trafficking in Persons Report,” which once again designated Iran a Tier 3 country, the lowest ranking possible. READ MORE HERE: https://tinyurl.com/yxgf5lk3

Sunday, July 26, 2020

According to the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI-MEK), July 26, Coronavirus has taken the lives of more than 77,000 in 347 cities across Iran. Last week Hassan Rouhani the Iranian regime's president confessed that till now 25 million people have contracted the Covid-19 and must give this possibility that 30-35 million people will be exposed to this virus. Where in other countries Coronavirus is slowing down, medical staff in Iran are worry about the 3rd peak of the virus in the coming fall. Masoud Mardani, Infectious Diseases Specialist and Member of the Scientific Committee of the Corona Headquarters said in the State TV: "... in an ICU for example we see that from 64 personals in different shifts, 57-58 of them have contracted Coronavirus."

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Kurdish political activists continue to experience persecution amid the current climate of activist repression in Iran. In the past month, multiple Kurdish women political prisoners have been prosecuted and detained and have received inhumane sentences in the form of long prison terms. READ MORE HERE: https://tinyurl.com/y2trvr5n

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Reporting by PMOI/MEK
Iran, July 25, 2020—Reports indicate political prisoner Majid Assadi, previously held in Gohardasht Prison of Karaj, west of the Iranian capital of Tehran, has been transferred on July 22 to ward 209 of notorious Evin Prison where he is under interrogation and extreme pressure. These latest measures by the regime’s authorities are in response for Assadi’s signature of a statement by a group of political prisoners exposing a regime operative by the name of Iraj Mesdaghi, who previously sought to gather information and carry out the mullahs’ plots inside the opposition People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK). READ MORE HERE: https://tinyurl.com/y2fc2xmr

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Following the emergence of the role of women in all aspects of the 2019–2020 Iranian uprisings, the Iranian regime has once again targeted resistant political prisoners, fabricating baseless cases against them to keep them behind bars. Meanwhile, the Covid-19 crisis has created an opportunity for the regime to physically eliminate their opponents. Using the pretext of Coronavirus casualties around the world, especially in Iran, the regime seeks to quietly eliminate its opponents and avoid international condemnation. As such are Fatemeh Mossanna’s, Maryam Akbari Monfared, Atena Daemi, Farangis Mazloumi, mother of a political prisoner Sohiel Arabi, Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraeeو Narges Mohammadi, Zeinab Jalalian, Sedigheh Moradi and Zahra Akbari-nejad Dorcheh. 
At least 18 women in Zanjan prison and more than 50 prisoners in Sepidar prison in Ahvaz have contracted Covid-19. READ MORE HERE: https://tinyurl.com/y67h93fn
 

Sunday, July 19, 2020

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The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran
announced on Saturday, July 18, that the Coronavirus fatalities in 346 cities of Iran had exceeded 72,700.
Hassan Rouhani admitted on July 18: “So far, 25 million Iranians have been infected with the Coronavirus, and we must expect that 30 to 35 million people will be infected with the virus … The number of hospitalizations in the future will be twice the number we had in the past 150 days.” He brazenly blamed the people again, saying, “The second wave of the outbreak is due to the fact that our wedding ceremonies follow their own form and length in time. It is the same in mourning ceremonies and in parties. The summer holidays follow a special ritual. And our social relations are special and not enough attention has been paid to this disease … The second wave is due to the fact that people no longer fear (the virus) and are returning to normal life and not abandoning the traditions that they should abandon.”

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The annual gathering of the Iranian Resistance was held online on Friday, July 17, and attended by advocates of a free Iran, supporters of the Iranian Resistance, and Iranians who seek regime change in Iran. The online gathering connected Iranians at 30,000 locations in Iran, in Ashraf-3 in Albania as well as in more than 100 countries on 5 continents. This gathering, held online to the Coronavirus pandemic, was the largest gathering of its kind in support of a free Iran. In addition, in compliance with restrictions imposed due to Coronavirus pandemic, a large demonstration in Berlin was held and rallies and demonstrations by Iranians in various cities around the world also joined the gathering. Some 1,000 dignitaries, including political leaders, parliamentarians, cultural and religious figures participated in the gathering, supporting the Iranian people’s call for the overthrow of a religious dictatorship and Mrs. Maryam. Rajavi’s 10-point plan for a future Iran. In her remarks, Mrs. Rajavi emphasized that from all indications, the ruling theocracy is in a position to be overthrown. The people and the Iranian Resistance are committed to building a democratic and free Iran. She said: We do not seek power at any cost, we seek freedom and justice and a democratic, secular, and non-nuclear republic. Our people must enjoy the right to be healthy, to have shelter, employment, to organize and form syndicates, to have autonomy of ethnic minorities, the right to equal participation in running the society’s affairs, gender equality and popular sovereignty, and an Iran where there will be no capital punishment. Read more: https://tinyurl.com/y35bs4sy

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The Hashtag "don't execute" #اعدام_نکنید has forced Iranian regime's judiciary to Retreat from executing 3 young men who were arrested during the 2019 uprising in Iran and halted this barbaric act temperately. This hashtag trended world wide and was tweeted millions of times.

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Reuters and Euro news reported of unrest in Behbahan. People and the youths clash with the regime forces. According to Net Blocks, the internet has been shut down in Khuzestan province. One of the detainees is Farzaneh Ansarifar, the sister of Farzad Ansarifar, one of the victims of the November 2019 uprising.

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The PMOI, People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran reported on July 16 that Wednesday marked the beginning of the trial of four Tehran-linked terrorist, including a senior diplomat of the Iranian regime’s embassy in Vienna. Assadollah Assadi, the diplomat, and two of his cohorts are being tried for a bombing attempt in 2018, targeted at the Free Iran Rally, the annual convention of the Iranian resistance. Assadi has a long history of terrorist activities against the members of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK). He was arrested in Germany on June 30, 2018, as he was making last-minute coordination on the foiled bombing plot. Two accomplices, Amir Sadouni and Nassimeh Nomani, were citizens of Belgium. Belgian authorities triggered investigations into the terrorist attempt last year. While the Iranian regime has a long history of carrying out terrorist attacks on foreign soil, this is the first time a diplomat in Europe has been put on trial for direct involvement in terrorism. “This shows that the regime does not spare any crime and expense to destroy the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK/ PMOI) and the Iranian Resistance as the main threat to its existence,” wrote the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) in a statement.
The preliminary hearing, which was attended by Iranian Resistance lawyers and other private plaintiffs, dealt with the indictment. The court formally agreed with the federal prosecutor’s request to prosecute Assadi and his accomplices on two counts of “attempted terrorist act with the aim of assassination” and “participation in a terrorist group.” Trial proceedings will continue. The regime’s attempts to derail the trial and release the arrested diplomat have so far failed, and has triggered infighting and disputes among regime officials in Tehran. “The clerical regime, outraged by the relocation of the MEK to Albania, terrified of the December 2017 and January 2018 uprisings, and concerned about the growing international standing of the National Council of Resistance and its President-elect, Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, attempted to assassinate Mrs. Rajavi and prominent American and European speakers attending the event,” the NCRI said, reminding that the clerical regime had planned another terrorist attack on the March 2018 Nowruz celebrations in Albania, in which Mrs. Rajavi and a group of foreign guests had attended. That attack too was foiled, and led to the expulsion of the regime’s ambassador and three other diplomats from Albania. “The attempt could have resulted in dozens of deaths,” Belgium’s La Libre wrote in its coverage of the trial. “The goal of the operation was to neutralize the 2018 gathering in Paris,” Belgium’s VRT News reported. “Germany extradited Assadi to our country despite objections by the Iranian regime. The fact that these four people have been in custody for more than two years shows that Belgian justice is taking this sensitive diplomatic issue seriously. An informed lawyer said, ‘The defendants can be sentenced to up to 20 years in prison.’ “If these four people are sentenced, it will be a big disaster for the Iranian regime and will indicate that the regime wanted to carry out a serious operation against the rally of the Iranian opposition in Paris. “Spies using diplomatic cover isn’t new. But the fact that the Iranian regime is using diplomats for terrorist operations has no precedent in Europe.”

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Seven series of documents of the Iranian regime’s National Emergency Organization have been disclosed so far by the Security and Counter terrorism Committee of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI). The documents contain details about the men and women injured during the uprising in Iran in November 2019 who were transferred to hospitals by ambulance. The documents revealed by the NCRI are related to those injured between November 15 and 18, 2019, and indicate only a small part of the brutality of the clerical regime in cracking down on the protesters. Based on estimates of the Iranian Resistance, at least 1,500 persons were murdered by security forces in the November uprising. Later, Reuters cited the regime’s Interior Ministry officials who said 400 women were among those killed. The number of those arrested is estimated at 12,000, many of whom were taken to jail from hospital beds and without receiving complete treatment. The first series of documents contained information on six injured women and were published by the NCRI Women’s Committee in June. The details on another five women injured, including two who were 18 years old, were published in the 3rd and 7th series, and are listed below. read more here: https://tinyurl.com/y2eryd4j