By Jubin Katiraie
Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has downplayed the country’s COVID-19 outbreak, even describing it as a “blessing”, and advised Iranians to pray to “ward off” the virus.
By Pooya Stone
Iranian officials are spreading conspiracy theories of "Biochemistry" or "Bio-Terrorism" to find a way for the crime that they have committed to hiding the coronavirus outbreak in Iran and causing thousands of deaths.
By Pooya stone
According to a citizen familiar with hospitals’ conditions in Saqqez, in Kurdistan province, in western Iran, recently 40 nurses and medical staff of Khomeini hospital tested positive of the coronavirus.
With the passing of every day, more evidence proves the Iranian government's role over the coronavirus outbreak by mismanagement and secrecy. In addition to spreading the COVID-19 across the country, prison guards' neglect has resulted in an irreparable calamity among prisoners, particularly political prisoners.
The coronavirus does not differentiate between humans, but due to the inefficiency of the Iranian regime, many Iranian doctors and nurses are the victims of the coronavirus.
The outbreak of the coronavirus in Iran, in addition to its social consequences, has specific economic consequences, and workers at certain businesses, including miners, are at high risk.
By Pooya Stone
Medical experts from 12 countries have written to the Director-General of the World Health Organization, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, to say that the Iranian people are victims of a government that prioritizes the interests of a few, over the needs to the many.
Iranian political prisoner Soheil Arabi has warned that the protesters arrested during the November 2019 uprising are having their lives threatened in the Greater Tehran Penitentiary, where Arabi is being held, by the coronavirus and drugs.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani claimed that the level of coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths and infections in his country were “acceptable”, during a meeting with cabinet members yesterday, and that the condition in some provinces was “good”.
In the past ten days, inmates launched riot in Iran’s different prisons to flee themselves amid the coronavirus outbreak in these dense and forgotten places. Local reports said that more than a hundred captives managed to escape across the country, as well as many of them, were killed or injured by prison guards.
While the world endeavors to find a solution against the Coronavirus pandemic, the Iranian regime has at the same time been plagued by huge and parallel problems that have no solution at all.
Twelve medical staff in Iran have now died from the coronavirus (Covid-19) following the death of a doctor in Rasht on Saturday.
The UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran said Tuesday that he asked Iran to temporarily release all political prisoners to halt the spread of coronavirus in the country’s overcrowded and disease-ridden prisons.
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