Iran News in brief – November 2, 2021
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Iranian regime’s inhumane coronavirus policies claim 468,500 lives
The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI / MEK) announced on Monday, November 1, 2021 that the death toll in 547 cities in Iran has exceeded 468,500. The death toll in Tehran has reached 109,795, Khorasan Razavi 38 300, Isfahan 31 910, Khuzestan 28 660, West Azerbaijan 17 378, Alborz 13 818, Golestan 10 325, Hamedan 8 733, Yazd 7 703, Semnan 6 255, Khorasan North 5 963, Khorasan South 174 185, Qom 12 780, Kurdistan 7,552 and Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad 3,454.
# Iran Coronavirus Update
More than 468,500 people died from the novel #coronavirus in 547 cities spread across the 31 Iranian provinces, according to Iranian opposition PMOI / MEK.
Full report https://t.co/mSXc3iglDC pic.twitter.com/9vmK0wk92v
– People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI / MEK) (@Mojahedineng) November 1, 2021
Iran: Majlis rejects bill to address Iranian teachers’ grievances
The regime has proven once again that it has no respect for the livelihoods of millions of Iranians and future generations of Iran.
In Sunday’s session, the regime’s deputy refused to pass a bill that would adjust official teachers’ salaries. For the second time, the Majlis refused to vote on the bill which would grant 25 trillion rials to the classification of teachers. The bill has been referred to the Education Committee for review.
The brain drain in Iran: the impact of poverty and inflation
It appears that the migration of educated and skilled Iranians to other countries, also known as the brain drain, has intensified over the years. According to studies conducted in 2019, Iran ranks second in brain drain in the world with the migration of nearly 180,000 qualified professionals. Of course, with the deterioration of all aspects of life in Iran in recent years and with the recent complete control of the three branches of the Iranian government by the individuals closest and most trusted to Khamenei (Raisi, Ejei and Ghalibaf ) and the increase in public dissatisfaction, this statistic has undoubtedly increased.
Iran: the only sin of the PMOI and the real sin of the mullahs
The late leader of the movement for the nationalization of the Iranian oil industry, Dr Mohammad Mossadegh, said in a military court 68 years ago something that still resonates in the ears and can be remembered to current and future generations of Iran as a valuable teaching.
“Really, my only sin, my great and really great sin, is to have nationalized the Iranian oil industry and to have dismantled the political and economic influence of the greatest empires in the world and the colonialism of this country.
Monthly Report October 2021, Iran Human Rights Monitor
October 2021 saw continued executions in Iran coupled with increased pressure on political prisoners. Security forces arbitrarily opened fire on citizens, killing and injuring several people. Iran Human Rights Monitor’s October 2021 monthly report provides only a small portion of the widespread human rights violations in Iran last month.
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