By Pooya Stone
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.
This week, Iran’s ayatollahs engaged in new adventurism while the country is still reeling under the strain of the novel coronavirus and doesn’t need additional stress. Iranian rulers spend national resources on unnecessary programs while begging for a $5-billion loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
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.
Thousands of Iranians held protests this month, during the country’s coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, over low or unpaid wages and poor working conditions.
By Jubin Katiraie
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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