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Iran: Coronavirus Fatalities in 465 Cities Exceeds 162,800
The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced this afternoon, Saturday, December 21, 2020, that the Coronavirus death toll in 465 cities had exceeded 162,800. The number of victims in Tehran is 40,021, Isfahan 9,195, Khuzestan 8,960, Lorestan 6,790, East Azerbaijan 6,194, Gilan 5,636, West Azerbaijan 5,634, Fars 4,477, Alborz 4,380, Sistan and Baluchestan 4,131, Hamedan 4,120, Golestan 4,076, Kermanshah 3,543, Central Province 3,128, Kerman 2,859, Yazd 2,837, North Khorasan 2,608, Semnan 2,434, Ilam 1,580, Khorasan South 1,461, and Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari 1,280.
Iran: New Wave of Arrests of MEK Families and Released Prisoners in Fear of an Uprising
On November 17, 2020, the Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) announced that on the eve of the anniversary of the November 2019 uprising, and in fear of escalating popular protests, the repressive forces arrested a large number of former political prisoners, as well as Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK) families. A number of them were summoned and threatened, refraining them from participating in any activities on the anniversary of the November uprising. The statement announced the arrest of released prisoners in Sanghar, Semnan, and Tehran.
Iran: Opposition network marks first anniversary of November 2019 protests
Maryam Rajavi: Danielle Mitterrand rose up audaciously in defense of the rights of the Iranian people and Resistance in the most difficult times. This is something that will always be remembered in the history of the people of Iran.
Fasa, Southwest Iran
Municipality authorities demolished the houses of an elderly couple in a village. Locals are heard shouting in protest.
Saturday, November 21, 2020, marks the 365th day since the beginning of the nationwide Iran protests.
The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) has identified 828 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: Iran News in Brief – November 21, 2020