Wednesday , 8 April 2020


Guards Attack Prisoners at risk of Coronavirus Infection In Bid To Suppress Protest

Iran-HRM – Security forces have reportedly attacked inmates at risk of coronavirus infection at Tabriz Prison in southwestern Iran to stop their protest against prison conditions. Inmates staged a protest on Thursday to protest not being given leaves and sending new prisoners to the wards without going through the quarantine period. The protest was resumed on Thursday with some prisoners …

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Coronavirus Fatalities on the Rise in Iran’s Prisons

Iran-HRM – Coronavirus fatalities are on the rise in Iran’s prisons. The number of prisoners suspected or infected with coronavirus have been increasing as the regime refuses to provide prisoners with the means to protect themselves. There have been at least six coronavirus fatalities in the Greater Tehran Penitentiary (GTP) since the onset of the outbreak in Iran. According to reports, wards in GTP …

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Iranians Turn to Good Deeds in Dark Times

RFL/RE – As Iran battles the coronavirus epidemic, people across the country have been working to ease the impact of the crisis. Volunteers are distributing food aid to poor families, sterilizing surfaces in public places, and sewing extra face masks for health workers.

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Iranians Push Boundaries Of Social Freedoms Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Radiofarda – Videos showing Iranian health workers in their coronavirus protective suits dancing in hospitals flooded social media timelines recently and now taking their cue from Italians in quarantine, people in a Tehran neighborhood have begun playing music at night and singing to it from their windows. The singing and dancing at the time of coronavirus epidemic in Iran is …

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Iran’s Second Largest City At Risk Of Coronavirus Disaster

Radiofarda – Iran’s second largest city and a pilgrim destination, Mashhad, is facing the threat of turning into a new coronavirus (COVID-19) hotspot if immediate measures including a lockdown are not put into effect, local officials warned on Saturday. The situation seems critical enough to have forced the powerful ultraconservative religious and political establishment of the city to capitulate and …

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Several physicians and nurses die in Iran due to Corona infection

Iran-HRM – Another physician died in Rasht due to Corona infection. The number of physicians and nurses who have died in Iran due to Covid-19 so far reaches 12. Saturday night, March 7, the official IRNA news agency reported the death of Mohammad Mohammadi, an experienced physician in Rasht, due to Corona infection. A general physician, Mohammad Ali Rabii, who …

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In Defiance, People In Northern Iran Threaten To Close Roads To Prevent Coronavirus Influx

Radiofarda – Enraged by the Islamic Republic’s lack of enthusiasm in containing the novel coronavirus, people of Mazandaran province, northern Iran, have threatened to step in and close the roads to a multitude of non-residents escaping from the highly contaminated regions further south. In a clip widely circulated on social media, the representative of the cities of Chaloos, Kelardasht, and …

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Shocking evidence contradicts regime’s downplay of Iran’s COVID-19 crisis

Iran-HRM – Shocking evidence contradicts regime’s downplay of Iran’s COVID-19 crisis. Iran’s Ministry of Health said Saturday afternoon Mach 7 that coronavirus has claimed 145 lives from among 5823 Iranians who have been infected by the COVID-19 virus. Gorgan, N #Iran – Sayad Hospital Video shows the hallway of Sayad Hospital filled with beds with #COVID19 patients. Other hospitals in …

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