Sunday, February 28, 2021

Over 223,100 people have died of the Covid-19 and it's variants in 497 cities across Iran, according to reports tallied daily by the Iranian opposition People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) as of Thursday February 28. 


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On Sunday Feb. 28, Iranian pensioners held protest rallies in several cities to reiterate their demands from the regime. This is the fourth consecutive week that pensioners hold organized rallies despite the heavy atmosphere of repression and presence of security forces. In the past years, the pensioners have been regularly protesting low wages and the government’s refusal to adjust their pensions based on the devaluation of the rial and the rising inflation rate. On February 28, retirees held their protests in Tehran, Yazd, Kermanshah, Arak, Ahvaz, Khorram Abad, Shahrud, Karaj, Shushtar, Mashhad, and Zanjan. https://tinyurl.com/ybgeqekf

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The National Council of Resistance of Iran Feb 25, in it's 5th statement regarding the Iran-Blauchestan uprising said: Following Baluch compatriots’ uprising, which began on Monday, February 22, with the massacre of deprived fuel carriers, the people of Zahedan staged protests in Zahedan’s Karimabad and Shirabad townships at midnight. The IRGC (Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps)opened fire on protesters in Karimaabad, killing and wounding many protesters. In another development, on the morning of February 25, Baluchi protesters closed the Jask – Chabahar highway. Terrified that the uprising would continue, the security forces opened fire indiscriminately in Zahedan, wounding several people. Simultaneously, several IRGC helicopters hovered over Zahedan to create an atmosphere of terror. Anti-riot units descended on Iranshahr from Kerman. The situation in the cities of this region is very tense. Meanwhile, by cutting off the Internet or seriously disrupting it in different cities of the Province, including Zahedan and Saravan, the clerical regime is trying to prevent the news of the widespread protests and exposure of its atrocities in the region from spreading. As expected, in remarks carried by Mashreq News today, Mehdi Shamsabadi, the regime’s prosecutor in Sistan and Baluchestan blamed the killing of the youth and fuel carriers in Saravan on the victims and said that the shooting was done by “enemies hiding under cover of fuel carriers,” adding that “the regime’s enemies intended to inflame the calm atmosphere of the Province. Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iranian (NCRI), saluted the brave and rebellious Baluchi compatriots in Saravan, Korin, Zahedan, Iranshahr, Khash, and the rebels in Karimabad, Shirabad, and Qala-e Bid, and said that cutting off the Internet, shooting, massacring, and sending helicopters will no longer work. The Baluchi compatriots’ uprising is the uprising of all Iranians. She called on the freedom-loving and rebellious youths in other regions to rise up in their support.


Sunday, February 21, 2021

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Over 219,200 people have died of Covid-19 in 480 cities across Iran, according to reports tallied daily by the Iranian opposition People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) as of Sun. February 21, 2021.



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The woman hanged in Gohardasht

Prison of Karaj last Wednesday had already suffered a fatal heart attack before her turn for being hanged. Zahra Esma’ili’s lawyer announced that prison authorities in Iran hanged the lifeless body of his client who had a fatal heart failure before being executed. “Today, I saw the death certificate of Zahra Esma’ili. The reason written for her death was heart failure,” Omid Moradi tweeted on February 19, 2021. Zahra Esma’ili was hanged at dawn on Wednesday, February 17, 2021, at Gohardasht (a.k.a. Rajaiishahr) Prison in Karaj. She was 42 and had two children. According to her lawyer, she saw 16 prisoners hanged before her eyes. So, she had a heart attack before being taken to the gallows. Nevertheless, prison guards hanged her lifeless body. Zahra Esma’ili was an innocent woman. She claimed responsibility for the murder of her husband to save her teenage daughter who had shot him in the head. Alireza Zamani was a managing director at the mullahs’ Ministry of Intelligence. He routinely mistreated and battered his wife and children. He used to take different women home before the eyes of his own family. Alireza Zamani had even threatened to kill his wife and attempted to rape his own daughter. As a result of such brutalities, his daughter killed him with the help of her brother.  Zahra Esma’ili was the 114th woman executed during Rouhani’s tenure as the clerical regime’s president. Iran is the world’s top executioner of women and has the highest rate of per capita executions. At least 28 prisoners, including three women, have been hanged in Iran over the past month. Zahra Esmaili was hanged along with 6 male inmates in Gohardasht Prison AKA Rajaiishahr in Karaj near the Capital Tehran. https://tinyurl.com/yb68hk4z

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The Revision Court of Kurdistan-Iran upheld five years of a prison sentence for Zahra Mohammadi. The Revolutionary Court of Sanandaj had issued a sentence of 10 years in prison for Zahra on the charge of “formation of a group to disrupt national security,” on February 16, 2020. Zahra Mohammadi, 28, was arrested on May 23, 2019, and temporarily released on a bail of 700 million Tomans from the Central Prison of Sanadaj on November 23, 2019. Also the Revision Court of Tehran Province upheld a 5-year prison sentence for student activist Marjan Es’haghi a student of political sciences at Tehran University, who was arrested after participating in a student gathering at Tehran University. The 15th Branch of Tehran’s Revolutionary Court had previously sentenced her to five years in prison. https://tinyurl.com/yaf8vs2m


Sunday, February 14, 2021

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Over 215,700 people have died of Covid-19 in 480 cities across Iran, according to reports tallied daily by the Iranian opposition People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) as of Thursday, February 14. 



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Execution of a young woman in the Prison of Ardabil, northwestern Iran, marks the execution of the 113th woman during Rouhani’s tenure. The unidentified 23 year old woman, was executed at dawn on Monday, February 8. She had been imprisoned since five years ago. There are 50 death-row inmates in the Prison of Ardabil.

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After completion of four months of interrogation by the IRGC Intelligence at Ward 2A of Evin, she has been finally release from this notorious ward and sent to Qarchak. Somayyeh Kargar has graduated in philosophy from the University of Tabriz. She suffers from a rare eye disease and her eyesight has seriously weakened. She has been deprived of access to medical treatment and access to her medication. Her family have been told that she is charged with internet crimes.

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The Iranian regime’s Judiciary issued its verdict of 20 years of imprisonment for a mother and her 2 children and found them guilty of supporting the opposition People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK). On January 23, political prisoner Zahra Safaei, her daughter, political prisoner Parastoo Mo’ini, and her son, MohammadMassoud Mo’ini were sentenced respectively to 8, 6 and 6 years’ imprisonment. The mother and her children are charged with “assembly and collusion to act against national security through communicating with the PMOI,” “advancing the PMOI objectives,” and “participating in PMOI meetings.” They are also charged with “propaganda activities against the state by writing slogans (on the walls), reading out statements and posting banners in public.”

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According to reports on Wednesday, February 10, political prisoner Massoumeh Senobari has developed a cancerous mass in her breast because of vicious tortures under interrogation. She is having severe pain in the breast area. Some time ago, a medical team which made rounds in the Central Prison of Tabriz told Ms. Senobari that she urgently needed to be examined by ultrasound and receive treatment, accordingly. Prison authorities initially told her to wait but did not take any action. After Ms. Senobari made repeated inquiries about her medical examination, they told her that she should personally pay for the expenses. Despite financial problems, her family collected and provided the money, but again the authorities did not allow medical examination and treatment of Massoumeh Senobari despite cancer. They said she must be examined again. https://tinyurl.com/y5ztclzt

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Two female activists in Tehran and Sanandaj received a total of 10 years’ imprisonment for their activities promoting human rights in Iran. Faranak Jamshidi and Soha Mortezaii are charged for exercising their fundamental right to freedom of expression. Conservationist Faranak Jamshidi was sentenced to 4 years in prison on the charge of “membership” in a Kurdish opposition group. Student activist Soha Mortezaii is sentenced to six years in prison for alleged “assembly and collusion to act against national security.” https://tinyurl.com/y3orfpnf


Sunday, February 07, 2021

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The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Sunday, February 7, that the Covid-19 death toll in 480 cities across Iran had exceeded 212,500. 





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Agents of the Ministry of Intelligence broke into the house of Ms. Roya Jalali and arrested her on February 2, 2021. Presently, there is no information available on the reason for her arrest or her whereabouts. Ms. Jalali is a Kurdish activist with two children. She suffers from MS (multiple sclerosis). Her husband, Khabat Mafakheri, is an environmental activist in Sanandaj who was temporarily freed on bail after four months of detention on January 7. In another development, agents of the Department of Intelligence of Zahedan arrested Rahimeh Kord Tamimi at her home on January 30, 2021. She was taken to the Prison of Zahedan. The reason for her arrest is said to be her continued contacts with her husband who is a political activist. Ms. Tamimi was detained in the quarantine of the Department of Intelligence of Zahedan for 24 hours and subsequently taken to the women’s ward of the Prison of Zahedan. She had been arrested six months ago, but since she was pregnant, she was released on bail. Now, her five-month-old baby is being taken care of by her father. Kurdish prisoner Azimeh Nasseri has been relocated to the women’s ward of the Central Prison of Urmia after 25 days of interrogation, on February 3, 2021. Ms. Nasseri has called her family several times from detention but could not talk very much. Azimeh Nasseri was arrested on January 9 during the wave of arrests of Kurdish citizens. Plainclothes agents posing as repairmen went to her house in Bukan pretending to fix the gas pipes, but they arrested her. The Iranian regime has launched a wave of arrests of activist women in cities across Iran in recent months, to escalate repression in society and prevent the outburst of dissent and protests.  

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On Thursday Feb. 4, a Belgium court

sentenced Assadollah Assadi an Iranian regime's diplomat to 20 years in prison for plotting a terrorist attack on the annual gathering of Iranian resistance NCRI in summer of 2018 in Paris. Assadi along with 3 of his accomplices tried to bomb the gathering of over 100 thousand people. American, Canadian, European as well as delegations from Arabic Countries and Iranians from all walks of life from around the world were present at the gathering. Mrs Rajavi the president-elect of the NCRI(National Council of Resistance of Iran) was the main target. Assadi was sentenced to 20 years, Nasimeh Naami to 18 years, her husband Amir Sadouni to 15 years and Mehrdad Arefani to 17 years in prison. In the last 40 years of Iranian regime's terrorist activities around the world and especially is Europe, this is the first time that an Iranian regime's official diplomat is arrested and convicted.  

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Political prisoner Zahra Safaei is in dire health conditions, as the prison’s warden, Soghra Khodadadi is preventing her urgent dispatch to a civic hospital. Zahra is experiencing severe pain in her kidneys which discharge protein. She needs to be urgently visited by a doctor at a hospital and receive treatment. Soghra Khodadadi, the notorious warden of Qarchak, has told her that she would not allow her dispatch to any facility outside the prison compound, until her sentence is issued. It is believed that Soghra Khodadadi's intent is to kill this political prisoner by denying her medical treatment. https://tinyurl.com/yxewavgt

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Amnesty International issued an urgent action on February 1, expressing concern over the fate of political prisoner Zainab Jalalian, and said in its statement, “Ministry of Intelligence agents are torturing Iranian Kurdish woman Zainab Jalalian by deliberately denying her health care to coerce her into providing a videotaped "confession". This intentional denial of health care is causing her severe pain and suffering, particularly as she has serious medical conditions, including post-Covid-19 breathing difficulty.” Zeynab is serving her life sentence in Yazd prison, 1400 km away from her family home, following a grossly unfair trial in December 2008 that lasted a few minutes without her lawyer's presence. https://tinyurl.com/y5y9pmlh