Latest News in Brief – March 10, 2020

March 10, 2020: Latest News
Written by Hamideh Taati

THE CONTENT OF THIS PAGE WILL BE UPDATED WITH THE LATEST NEWS

UPDATE: 8:00 PM CET

BREAKING: MORE THAN 3,000 PEOPLE ACROSS 131 CITIES OF 31 PROVINCES IN IRAN HAVE DIED OF THE CORONAVIRUS, ACCORDING TO IRANIAN OPPOSITION PMOI/MEK
Kashan governor: 88 dead in our city alone.

Official: 40% of Tehran’s population infected by mid-April Regime stats: 291 dead

People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK)
@Mojahedineng
More than 3,000 people across 131 cities of 31 provinces in Iran have died of the coronavirus, according to Iranian opposition PMOI/MEK.

Kashan governor: 88 dead in our city alone
Official: 40% of Tehran’s population infected by mid-April
Regime stats: 291 dead#Iran#COVID19 https://twitter.com/PMOIRAN/status/1237426797450375168 …

سازمان مجاهدین خلق ایران
@PMOIRAN
شمار جانباختگان کرونا از مرز ۳۰۰۰نفر عبور کرد #کرونا_ویروس#سال_سرنگونی#coronavirus#Freeiran2020https://news.mojahedin.org/id/45afda30-783a-44d7-bc74-7d42c84cb727 …

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UPDATE: 6:45 PM CET

IRAN: REGIME OFFICIALS VOICE DEEP CONCERNS OVER CORONAVIRUS
The coronavirus crisis is spreading across Iran in such catastrophic proportions that even the regime’s own officials are voicing serious concerns.

 

“The towns of Rudsar and Amolesh [northern Iran] each have one hospital and they are reporting dire conditions. Equipment and supplies are very low. They are running out of first aid and emergency supplies,” said Assadollah Abbasi, a member of the regime’s Majlis (parliament).

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UPDATE: 4:50 PM CET

SOME REPORTS FROM CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK IN IRAN
March 10 – Tabriz, northwest Iran, Artesh (Military) Intersection:

An individual, laying on the grass and thought to be asleep, was actually dead possibly of the coronavirus.

People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK)
@Mojahedineng
March 10 – Tabriz, northwest #Iran
Artesh (Military) Intersection
An individual, laying on the grass and thought to be asleep, was actually dead possibly of the coronavirus.#COVID2019

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UPDATE: 1:35 PM CET

THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS IN IRAN- CAUSES OF THE OUTBREAK AND SPREAD: COVER-UP, DECEPTION, INCOMPETENCE, THEFT AND CORRUPTION’
An NCRI Special Report.

Fatalities Exceed 2,600. 127 cities impacted

Download the report here: http://bit.ly/2W5rnO1

 

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UPDATE: 9:00 AM CET

BREITBART- ‘MULLAH’S VIRUS’: IRANIAN PROTESTERS CONDEMN REGIME FOR CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE FAILURE
A group of Iranian dissidents in Isfahan, one of the nation’s biggest cities, displayed a protest banner on Sunday reading, in part, “Mullah’s virus is decimating Iran’s youth,” a reference to the Chinese coronavirus the Islamic regime has entirely failed to contain.

 

The dissidents are members of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK), one of Iran’s largest anti-regime coalitions, according to PMOI itself, which published video of the incident. The Farsi-language banner also reportedly read, “Khamenei the sinister mullah, you are the real virus,” a reference to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

The banner appeared to also display an image of Maryam Rajavi, the group’s leader.

 

‘Mullah’s Virus’: Iranian Protesters Condemn Regime for Coronavirus Response Failure

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UPDATE: 8:00 AM CET

IRAN: CORONAVIRUS FATALITIES EXCEED 2,600
The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced that the Coronavirus death toll in 127 cities of 30 provinces has exceeded 2,600

 

The number of victims in Qom is 500, Tehran 420, Gorgan 204, Kashan 142, Isfahan 121, Mashhad 205, Qazvin 98, Kermanshah 105, Gilan province 450, and Alborz95.

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Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), hailed those honorable and committed physicians and nurses and extended her condolences to their families and the Iranian medical community.

Maryam Rajavi

@Maryam_Rajavi
My sincere condolences to the families of the physicians and nurses who sacrificed their own lives to care for Corona patients. My condolences to their families and to Iran’s medical community #CoronaOutbreak #Iran #COVID19https://www.maryam-rajavi.com/en/item/maryam-rajavi-number-of-victims-of-coronavirus-surpasses-2600 …

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Mrs. Rajavi said that these dedicated men and women are the source of honor and pride for a nation that has refused to surrender to the mullahs’ inhuman regime in the past 40 years and has insisted on its national pride and human values while challenging the religious dictatorship ruling Iran.

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IRAN NEWS IN BRIEF, MARCH 10, 2020
Iran: Coronavirus Fatalities Exceed 2,600
Iran: Lives of Political Prisoners at Risk Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
Iran: Revolutionary Prosecutor’s Office in Tehran’s 2nd District Targeted

 

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Tuesday, March 10, 2020, marks the 117th 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

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