UPDATE: 8:30 a.m. CET
Iran â€œTehran’s Friday prayer leader expresses fear of MEK and riots
During the Friday sermon in Tehran, Kazem Sedighi expressed his fear of a popular uprising and the leadership role of the Iranian People’s Mojahedin (PMOI / MEK).
“Into the MEK riot” [uprisings], in the 2009 uprising, it was our duty to uphold the principle of the Supreme Leader. the [protesters] insulted [Ruhollah] Khomeini’s pictures. They targeted the Supreme Leader, â€he said.
â€œIn riots by groups, like the MEK riot, and in 2009 [uprising]while people have sincere worries and demands, and [protest] We shouldn’t forget mismanagement to defend the Supreme Leader. “
Iran: Three female political prisoners for supporting the MEK. Sentenced to 12 years in prison
On Thursday, January 6, 2009, Section 26 of the Tehran Revolutionary Court sentenced three women to a total of 12 years in prison for â€œpropaganda against the regimeâ€ and â€œconspiracy to crack down on national security through cooperation with the mujahideenâ€. e Khalq (MEK) organization. “
Iran: Soleimani’s banners set in various cities
After the torch of the statue of Qassem Soleimani in Shahrekord by the resistance units hours after its unveiling in the early morning hours of January 7th, the resistance units in Tehran and other cities set fire to large banners of Qassem Soleimani and Khamenei.
Iran: COVID-19 death toll tops 495,800
The Organization of the People’s Mojahedin of Iran (PMOI / MEK) announced on Friday, January 7, 2022 that the death toll from COVID-19 has exceeded 495,800 in 547 cities across Iran. In Tehran, the death toll has exceeded 115,880, Khorasan Razavi 39,970, Isfahan 34,355, West Azerbaijan 18,703, Mazandaran 17,995, Sistan and Baluchestan 13,675, Qom 13,335, Ardabil 6,305, Qazvin 5,819, Zanjan 4,760 and Chaharmahal.
Continue reading: Iran News in Brief – Jan 7th, 2022