NEWS

  • Mojahedin_Khalq_MEK_Ch_4_News_AlbaniaTerrorism Monitor, Jamestown Foundation, October 14 2018:... Channel 4, a well-known British news agency, recently traveled to Albania to do the same. The film crew was met by hostile private security who were guarding the highly fortified Manëz camp. Camp members physically attacked Channel 4’s camera crew (Shqiptarja.com, August 19). This was an unprecedented event that raised several questions over the camp’s ... 

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  • Sputnik News, October 14 208:... According to Dehqani, Washington has in recent years attempted to use terrorist groups, notably the Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO, also known as the MEK, PMOI and NCRI), to destabilize the situation in Iran.  Founded in 1960, the MKO blends elements of Islamism and Stalinism and even participated in the overthrow of the US-backed Shah of Iran in 1979. Ahead of ... 

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  • Gholamali_Mirzayi_MEK_Survivor_AlbaniaSurvivors of MEK in Albania, October 14 2018:... Mirzaei was not allowed to visit his family in all those years of his imprisonment in the MKO and before that in Saddam Hussein’s POW camps. After the relocation of the group in Albania, he could manage to find a cellphone and call his family. It was then that he realized that his family including his wife, children and his brother had come to Camp Ashraf to meet him ...  … 

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  • Iran Interlink Weekly Digest Mojahedin Khalq MEK NCRI Rajavi cultIran Interlink, October 12 2018:... MEK invited Albanian MP Dashamir Shehi to visit the Manez camp. He reported that everything was wonderful there. Many ex-members have written Open Letters in Farsi and English pointing out that MEK never tell the truth and that over the years many foreign persons have been fooled or paid to promote the group in spite of its horrifying reality for members ... 

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  • Press TV and Fars News, Tehran, October 10 2018:... Washington has also in the past 40 years been after defeating the country by resorting to different methods, including separatism, assassinations and sanctions, but has failed time and again. The US has in recent years attempted to use the terrorist groups, specially the Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO, also known as the MEK, PMOI and NCRI), to ... 

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  • Strait Talk, TRT World, October 10 2018:... The Trump administration withdrew from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal in May - and last month, levelled threats against Tehran at the UN General Assembly. But caught between all this is a group based in Albania with a mission to overthrow the Iranian government. The MEK, previously in Iraq, now operates out of a military compound near the capital Tirana ... 

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  • Nejat Society, October 08 2018:... Although Alahvazieh and ISIS claimed responsibility for the last week attack, numerous reports assert that the MKO has coordinated the attack. The fact that the MKO has the capacity to commit terror acts was previously warned by the US State Department in 2012 just after it delisted the group from FTO list. In the US State Department’s official statement published in September 2012 ... 

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  • Marwa Osman, Alahed News, Beirut, October 08 2018:... US President Donald Trump’s rhetoric about supporting the Iranian people has always been void, but promoting someone with Bolton’s views and connections to the highest level of government shows just how devious that rhetoric is. Whenever Bolton talks about supporting “the Iranian opposition,” these cultists are the people he’s talking about.  When he talks ... 

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  • Albanian Police report Mojahedin Khalq MEK MKO Rajavi cult Kill Their Own MembersPeyvane Rahaee, Paris, October 07 2018:... An article was published in your site titled “TRUMP’S MAIDEN SPEECH TO THE UN SECURITY COUNCIL — A MODEST PROPOSAL”. We assure you that this article was either written by them or just has been dictated to the author by MEK operatives base in the US and it is completely illusions and fake news for attracting attention and rating to this organization ... 

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  • Iran Interlink Weekly Digest Mojahedin Khalq MEK NCRI Rajavi cultIran Interlink, October 06 2018:... This week saw Farsi commentators ridiculing Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu for his gaffe: holding up a picture of an alleged Iranian nuclear site which turned out to be a carpet washing gallery. One of the best jokes was that this was indeed a place where Iran could sweep its nuclear programme under the carpet! This, say commentators, is not the first time Netanyahu and MEK ... 

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  • Ty Joplin, Albawaba, October 06 2018:... The MEK, more than being a terrorist cult, militia or pro-democratic freedom fighters, seems to be a brutal tool of realpolitik, a blunt instrument to be used by the U.S. and its allies in the Gulf to antagonize their geopolitical rival, Iran.To understand the this, Al Bawaba spoke with Massoud Khodabandeh, who was one of the groups most senior leaders for decades, before ... 

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  • Amir_S_Nasimeh_N_MEK_Terrorist_Maryam_RajaviRudaw and Press TV, October 06 2018:... Mohebbian said the allegations were deliberately timed to cause maximum damage to Iran's foreign policy interests."The possibility of an intelligence trap for damaging Iran's relations with the European Union... is not far-fetched," he said. "I am not aware of the legal aspects of the allegations, but it is clear that the beneficiary of these events is the MEK," he said. Senior members of ... 

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  • Terrorist_Attack_in_Iran_Sepember2018_al_Ahwaz Arab_Peoples_Democratic Front_MEK_Albania_Rajavi_Cult_1Saeed Kamali Dehgahn, The Guardian, London, October 03 2018:... This is not the first time Iran International has been heavily criticised. The television previously gave extensive live coverage to a rally by the Mujahedin-e-Khalq (MeK), a cult-like organisation that espouses regime change and has links to Saudi Arabia. The controversy over the coverage of the MeK rally led to the channel ceasing its cooperation ... 

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  • Mojahedin_Khalq_Rajavi_Cult_MEK_terrorism_Septmeber 2001Nejat Society from Caleb Maupin, Youtube, October 03 3018:... During the Iraq-Iran War, the group became very friendly with Saddam Hussein. With money pouring in from the Iraqi regime, the group formed an armed outfit called the “Iranian National Liberation Army.” They went through Iran committing war crimes, hoping that they could secure victory for the US-backed Iraqi invaders that used chemical ... 

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  •  al_Ahwaz_Arab_People_Democratic_Front_Mojahedin_Khalq_Rajavi_Cult_Terrorists_2018Joseph Thomas, New Eastern Outlook, October 01 2018:... MEK is not only refusing to renounce violence, MEK’s most senior leader has just publicly and unambiguously declared MEK’s policy is to openly wield violence inside Iran toward destabilizing and overthrowing the government.From the United States’ ignoring of its own anti-terrorism laws – aiding and abetting MEK while still ... 

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  • Ty Joplin, Albawaba, September 30 2018:... It was recently revealed that many of the MEK members in the Tirana base have been operating a troll factory intended to create the false impression that there are untold masses of Iranians who wish for the MEK to overthrow Ayatollah Khamenei and his clerical government.The MEK operates thousands of social media accounts that posts pro-regime ... 

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  • Iran Interlink Weekly Digest Mojahedin Khalq MEK NCRI Rajavi cultIran Interlink, September 28 2018:... There has been a great deal of commentary about the terrorist attack in Ahwaz pointing out that, apart from the Saudis and Emirates, everyone - even Americans - condemned it. The only Iranians who didn’t condemn the terrorist act were MEK and Iranian ISIS, who claimed to have carried it out...  Some commentators have laughed at Maryam Rajavi’s Skype chat with Rudi Giuliani ... 

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  • Press TV, September 28 2018:... Ebrahim Khodabandeh: They think by making the people of Iran suffer they (can) reach their goal. This inhumane policy cannot be expressed officially, of course. This must be asked by a so-called Iranian group first. The MEK are always ready to betray their country if they think this would reach them to their goal and to power, as they cooperated ... 

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  • Farid_Totounchi_Mahoutchi_MEK_Iraq_Albania_2Borzou Dargahi, THE INDEPENDENT, September 28 2018:... An Iranian exile group that is a darling of Washington conservatives has set up what critics describe as “a state within a state” inside the tiny Balkan nation of Albania. From a well-guarded 84-acre (340,000 square metres, or 34 hectares) property it has forged on a hillside in the Albanian countryside, the group – called the People’s Mujahedin Organisation ... 

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  • Gazeta Impakt, Tirana, Albania, September 28 2018:... Article 221 of the Criminal Code of Albania imposes imprisonment for 15 to 25 years, while the head of the insurgency can be sentenced to life imprisonment for such demands. Article 211 carries a sentence of imprisonment for not less than 15 years for incitement to commit war, in this case by the Iranian Mojahedin leader ... 

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REPORTS

  • MSNBC_Massoud_KhodabandehRichard Engel, NBC, May 25 2018:... How did a fringe Iranian opposition group with a history of assassinating Americans get so cozy with the likes of John Bolton and Rudy Giuliani? By paying them thousands to speak at its events, where they advocate for MEK-led regime change inside Iran ... 

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  • Massoud Khodabandeh i pergjigjet shpifjeve te MEK-ut ne Gazeta TemAMassoud Khodabandeh, Huffpost, November 21 2017:... But a more sinister turn of events is taking place right now. The MEK is moving over 2,500 members to a remote camp in the north of Albania far away from any local communities. This desperate act serves several purposes. One is to recreate the isolation the cult enjoyed in Iraq where coercion and brainwashing were a daily occurrence - the new camp is called ‘Ashraf Three’...

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  • anne-khodabandeh-singleton-albanian-gazeta-impkt-2017Gazeta Impakt, Albania, January 10 2017:... You have to treat a group like Mojahedin Khalq (MKO, MEK, NCRI, ....) as dangerous. Because for one thing they are all radicalized. Until we de-radicalize them they are a danger. But in terms of their behavior. OK. There are many many levels to this danger. The group has been trained by Saddam ... 

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  • The death of Massoud RajaviIran Interlink, August 19 2016:... This short film clearly reflects the increasing mental struggle of every member of the Mojahedin Khalq at this time after hearing that their leader, Massoud Rajavi, is dead. On July 9th at the annual gathering of the Mojahedin Khalq to celebrate armed struggle, Maryam Rajavi begins by praising her husband Massoud Rajavi's leadership of the organisation. The crowd cheers and chants. However, during his speech, Prince Turki al-Faisal, retired head of Saudi Intelligence ... 

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  • Iran Interlink, October 30 2015:...Rajavis are responsible for the deaths of over 25,000 Iraqi citizens. In this context we may never discover who launched attacks on the MEK. What we can state however, is that the Rajavis caused these deaths because in spite of giving ‘repeated warnings’ they refused to allow these vulnerable individuals to be taken to safety...

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  • گزارش کمپ لیبرتی 3Iran Interlink, October 26 2014: ... Massoud Khodabandeh from Iran Interlink visited Baghdad over ten days during October 2014 to gather the latest information pertaining to the Mojahedin Khalq presence in Iraq. Events in Iraq have been changing rapidly with the Iraqi army and militia mounting an effective offensive campaign against Daesh*. This report ...

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  • UNAMI, Baghdad, January 23 2014: ... UNAMI has continuing concerns about human rights abuses committed by the PMOI/MeK leadership within Camp Hurriya against the residents. These claims have been made to United Nations Monitors during interviews with residents who had managed to leave Camp Hurriya, as well as in a number of private discussions with residents ...

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  • Massoud Khodabandeh, Iranian.com, January 03 2014: ...It is ludicrous to assert that an attacking force would need to rely on Dalili as a guide two years after he left the organisation when this information was already in the public domain, and ludicrous they would take him along as he was over 50 years old. It is ludicrous that an attacking force would take acid with them to deliberately ...

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  • Iran Interlink, December 30 2013: ... Currently the Pentagon does not allow the UN or the authorities of the sovereign state of Iraq to enter Camp Liberty and offer succour to the residents there. The Iraqi investigators as well as government officials widely acknowledge that their hands are tied by the UN and ultimately by the Americans who have deliberately foisted the MEK ...

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  • Iran Interlink, December 20 2013: ... Iraqi Security Advisor, Faleh Al-Fayad, and Martin Kobler, Head of UNAMI hold a Press Conference in February 2012 to extend the deadline for the relocation and expulsion of the Mojahedin Khalq from Iraq. The residents were transferred to the temporary transit Camp Liberty during 2013, consequently the camp was opened to reporters in ...

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  • Ali Nazari, Etemand, October 22 2013: ... Parallel to abuse and vilification by the Israeli media and groups such as the MKO and the monarchists, Rouhani's government has also been subject to a wave of abuse by certain domestic fundamentalists. This group, which usually hides behind the trench of the revolution's holy beliefs and values, has adopted a widespread wave of aggression against Ruhani ...

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  • Mojahedin Monitor, October 15, 2013: ... From the MEK statement it is clear that Ali Manouri has a close organisational relationship with the organisation and it is clear that he has been involved in the money laundering and financial section of the cult. In this desperate attempt, the Mojahedin Khalq are trying to claim that "he has been an agent of Iran and had infiltrated the cult". It is not ...

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  • ... Five Iranian nuclear scientists have been assassinated since 2007. M.E.K. spokesmen have denied any involvement in the killings, but early last month NBC News quoted two senior Obama Administration officials as confirming that the attacks were carried out by M.E.K. units that were financed and trained by Mossad, the Israeli secret service. NBC further quoted the Administration officials as denying any American involvement in the M.E.K. activities. The former senior intelligence official I spoke with seconded the NBC report that the Israelis were workin

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  • . Anne Khodabandeh (Singleton), Middle East Strategy Consultants, January 25, 2013 : ... The problem for Rajavi is that this didn’t happen. The report was leaked to the press as planned, but there was no media fest. Instead the report was pulled back "for revision" when the Library of Congress realised the shoddy piece of work was ripe for investigation: how was it possible for a group like the MEK to infiltrate its disinformation into the ‘Irregular Warfare Support’ office of the Combating Terroris

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  • .   First published September 2011 by IRAN-INTERLINK: The fascinating story of the controversial life of Camp Ashraf in Iraq from its foundation in 1986 to the present day is told in this book. Originally created to accommodate the Iranian opposition group Mojahedin-e Khalq (aka MEK, MKO, PMOI, Rajavi cult) and its leader Massoud Rajavi for coordinating the violent overthrow of the regime in Iran, Camp Ashraf became the MEK’s main military and

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  • . Iran Interlink, Baghdad, April 17, 2011: ... It is thought that up to 200 MEK members loyal to Massoud Rajavi took part in the violence. It is not known how many of the 3400 residents at the camp continue as members of the terrorist group.   Singleton visited the camp at the start of a week of meetings with Iraqi officials to demand that the organisational infrastr

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  • ... One young woman in a white ‘Chanel’ headscarf weeps for her lost father. He has been, she explains, in Camp Ashraf for23 years. He was captured as a POW in Iraq 25 years ago and after two years was among those transferred to the MEK camp where he has been ever since. She hasn’t seen him for 25 years. She wants him to come home with her, and, she says, she will not leave until she can take him out of the camp. Still the families wait and call out to their long-lost relatives in the hope of reaching them. Although the

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  • . Iran Interlink, November 06, 2010: ... Massoud Rajavi was on the stage and while he had his hands on his waist he began a war cry against the USA, and in his admiration for Osama Ben Laden and his organization, Al Qaeda, he said, ”This was fanatical Islam which trembled and shacked the basis of US Imperialism and they destroyed the twin towers which were the symbol of their power, and successfully reduced it to rubble through their successful mission”. Then he (Massoud Rajavi) with a smile on his fa

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  •  . Reuters, July 11, 2010:  ... "An arrest warrant has been issued against 39 leaders and members of the organisation including the PMOI's head Massoud Rajavi, due to evidence that confirms they committed crimes against humanity," said Judge Mohammed Abdul-Sahib, a spokesman of the Iraqi High Tribunal. Rajavi's wife Maryam, leader of the French-based National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), the PMOI's political wing, was also included in the warrant, Abdul Sahib added ...

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  •       Hadi Shams Haeri, March 17, 2010: It is now a few months that the families of Rajavi cult victims trapped in Camp New Iraq (formerly Ashraf) have come to the gates of this camp in Iraq. They have risked the dangers posed by the remains of the Baathists and Al Qaeda and the situation of today’s Iraq only with a hope that they may visit their lo

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