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Manuchehr Bakhtiari: They destroyed Pouya’s grave

Manuchehr Bakhtiari, the father of Pouya Bakhtiari, one of the Iranian protesters killed in November by the Islamic Republic security forces, announced in a video that the regime has destroyed his son's gravesite and desecrated it.

Bakhtiari did not offer details about the incident but said that these actions were taken in order to provoke the family.

Workers protests continue across Iran

On Monday, workers of Haft-Tappeh Sugarcane company, Kut Abdollah municipality, Bushehr municipality, high-voltage posts operators in Hormozgan, Oil and Gas ministry workers, retirees of the National Communications Company protested across the country. 

The workers' strike in Haft-Tappeh Sugarcane company entered its 15th day. #Workers have demanded their unpaid wages of three months, extending workers' insurance, the return of all the fired colleagues, the arrest of the CEO, and returning all the embezzled money to workers.

 Arrested student killed in Intelligence Ministry holding in Kermanshah

Hengaw Human Rights Organization reported that a pharmacology student at Kermanshah University, Khalil Moradi, was killed under torture in the Intelligence Ministry holding. According to sources close to the family.

Khalil Moradi was arrested in November of 2018 for cooperation with an Iranian Kurdish dissident group.

His family had no information on his condition and whereabouts until last month when “they paid money to a government official and found out their son is in Intelligence Ministry holding with unclear charges.”

The Intelligence Ministry of Kermanshah told the family that their son was killed in a car accident.

 

 

WSJ: Europe Seeks Way Around a Diplomatic Clash With U.S. Over Iran

Wall Street Journal reported that as the U.S. and other world powers hurtle toward a confrontation over the Iran nuclear accord, European diplomats are trying to forge a compromise to save the deal from collapse by proposing a limited extension of the arms embargo on Tehran.

A five-year ban on conventional-arms trade with Iran was included in the 2015 nuclear deal and is set to expire on October 18.

Exams in Mazandaran University cancelled after 9 coronavirus cases in dorm

 

The Dean of the Mazandaran University of Medical Science confirmed 9 cases of coronavirus in the dormitory of the university and said the students have been quarantined and the exams are canceled.

According to the dean, none of the nine students show any symptoms and are in good health.

Commander of CENTCOM: Iran is the biggest threat to the stability of the region

General Frank McKenzie was quoted on the Twitter account of U.S Central Command as saying: From where I sit today, the greatest threat to stability and security in the region is Iran – their funding of terrorism and terrorist organizations.

McKenzie also mentioned Iran’s “direct attacks” on international targets including in Iraq, Persian Gulf, and Saudi Arabia.

He continued: “Their (Iran’s) propping up the murderous Assad regime; providing advanced weapons to the Houthis is in Yemen; their direct attacks on international oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz, refineries in Saudi Arabia and U. S. troops in Iraq.”

McKenzie added: “Over time, the regime in Iran has taken a great portion of the country's wealth and prosperity and repeatedly invested it in instruments of instability and proxies.”