MEK supporters in Netherlands & France express solidarity with Iran’s coronavirus victims
Iranians and supporters of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI, Mujahedin-e Khalq or MEK) staged protests in France and Netherlands, in solidarity with the coronavirus victims in Iran, while condemning the regime’s inaction and cover-up which has resulted in over 13,000 deaths.
The MEK supporters in Paris, gathered and chanted slogans in solidarity with the Iranian people, undermining that the regime’s inaction and cover-up, particularly that of the supreme leader Ali Khamenei, are the origins of the coronavirus pandemic in Iran. They chanted: “Khamenei, you are the real virus,” “The supreme leader [actions] is behind the coronavirus outbreak.”
The MEK supporters in Netherlands, also gathered in solidarity with the Iranian people inside Iran as the coronavirus pandemic continues to claim more lives. They held a sign which read: “Iran Over [13,000] death of coronavirus. Why? Theft by Khamenei.”
The MEK has announced that as of Saturday the death toll for Coronavirus in 231 cities across Iran has risen to 13,000. The number of victims in Alborz is 520, in Gilan 1,300, in Mazandaran 1,030, in Hamadan 290, in Semnan 90, in Khorasan Razavi 1070, in South Khorasan 33, and in Hormozgan 33. The situation of prisoners are worsening. Many prisoners have died of the coronavirus.
Meanwhile, the regime’s president Hassan Rouhani, terrified of public outrage, expressed anger about the disclosure of the scale of the disaster, saying, “Those who are spreading rumors … are close associates of Coronavirus.”
Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), once again warned of a major catastrophe and a crime against humanity in Iranian prisons. To prevent the collective loss of lives, she called for urgent action by the United Nations Secretary-General, the Security Council, the Human Rights Council, the High Commissioner for Human Rights, and the European Union to undertake an effort to secure the release of all prisoners, especially political prisoners.
To prevent a major catastrophe & a crime against humanity in Iranian prisons, I call for urgent action by the UNSG, UNSC, #HumanRights Council, the High Commissioner for Human Rights & the EU to secure the release of all prisoners, esp. political prisonershttps://t.co/SBGCMoaVru— Maryam Rajavi (@Maryam_Rajavi) March 28, 2020