- High ranking cleric explicitly said “Islam bans women” from stadiums, bike riding,…
- Hezbollah warns Lebanese Government to accept Islamic Republic’s offer
- Islamic Consultative Assembly hides crucial article of this year’s budget
- Vahid Afkari’s arm broken and his family shot at
- 2 clerics are killed in Seminary in northern Iran
- Unprecedented court proceedings for a teacher
- Official admits medicine is smuggled to neighboring countries from Iran
- COVID-19 cases increase by 80% in Khuzestan and other parts of Iran
1Islam says no to women!
Sermon of Friday Prayers in Isfahan said soccer players’ jerseys are in a way that Islam says women must be kept away from them! MohammadTaghi Rahbar emphasized, “we can’t allow women inside stadiums or let them ride bikes. It’s absolute nonsense to think that because people are poor and starving, women should go out unveiled!” He added, “we tolerated war and sanctions to reinforce Islamic portion of our system in the society!”
2Islamic Republic Offers Electricity to Lebanon
As Iranians are warned by Iran Power Company that this year they will face more power outages from the year before, Islamic Republic offers building power plants and solving shortage of electricity in Lebanon. Hezbollah and Amal Movement warn the government to accept the offer as soon as possible and not wait for the US or other suppliers such as Jordan or Egypt!
3Hiding Crucial Parts of the Budget
Islamic Consultative Assembly has not published Article 14 of this year’s budget despite it being the most important part of the budget. The article consist of resources proposed by the administration to make up for removal of subsidized currency. The removal has already caused explosion of prices across the board, especially on medicines.
4Afkari Family Shot by Prison Guards
Vahid Afkari attempted to defend another prisoner which led to prison guards attacking him and breaking his arm. He relayed the event to his family at their weekly visit. They tried to complain to the officials but prison guards opened fire at their direction. Saeed Afkari tweeted about the event and explained the shots stopped when they told the guards to shoot at their chests. He quoted his brother, Navid, who was executed for participating in protests against the regime. “We’re not afraid of dying, but I’m sure, you’ll regret it.”
6Aziz Ghasemzadeh’s Unprecedented Court Session
Safarzadeh, attorney of Mr. Ghasemzadeh, described the events as unprecedented, even for the Islamic Republic. He said, the court was closed down, the vicinity and inside the courthouse were filled with police. “Prosecutor pulled my jacket and an officer pushed Mr. Ghasemzadeh into the court room. I had no access to the case for days, only after he was sent out on bail. The officers were so violent against a teacher with more than 24 years of teaching in schools. Aziz Ghasemzadeh is charged with “propaganda against the regime” because he participated in nationwide teachers’ protests.
7Medicine Smuggled in Large Containers
Head of the Islamic Republic FDA admits medicines, including “TB medications” are smuggled in large quantities to neighboring countries, especially Afghanistan. Dr. Darayi also admitted the price of drugs has increased up to 6 times for imported ones and 30-100% for the domestic ones.
8Warnings for Another Wave of COVID-19
Ahvaz Medical University officials issued a stark warning that another wave is on the way. One reported 58% of ICU beds are occupied with COVID-19 patients and another announced cases have risen 85% in 1 week. According to official data, only 26,277,855 (31.28% of Iran population) have received 3 doses of vaccines, majorly the Chinese Sinopharm and “homegrown” COVIran Barekat.