NEWS

  • Iran_Election_Mojahedin_Khalq_Rajavi_Cult_2017Saeed Kamali Dehghan, The Guardian, April 29 2017:... It’s not long ago that the MEK, described by US thinktank Rand as a “skilled manipulators of public opinion”, was listed by the US and the EU as a terrorist organisation. The group fought alongside Saddam Hussein against Iran in the eight-year war in the 1980s. That itself should explain its immense unpopularity inside Iran. According to state department and FBI assessments, the MEK was behind the killing of Americans ... 

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  • Iran Interlink Weekly Digest Mojahedin Khalq MEK NCRI Rajavi cultIran Interlink, April 28 2017:...  Sahar Family Foundation published articles this week scorning Rajavi’s laughable reaction; her website is now declaring that McCain’s visit wasn’t pre-arranged and he in fact just suddenly appeared. This explanation for the members brought about an even worse reaction. How, members are asking, does a special meeting and formally handing over the book of martyrs fit in with an unexpected visit? Commentators say, ‘No wonder ... 

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  • Daniel McAdamsScott Horton, The libertarian Institution, April 28 2017:...Daniel McAdams, Executive Director of the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity, discusses the bipartisan coalition of top US politicians, including John McCain, who accepted money from the MEK to lobby for their removal from the State Department’s terrorism list; and Rand Paul’s assertion that the US should stay out of the Syrian civil war, in direct contradiction to warmongers McCain and Lindsey Graham ... 

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  • List-of-Mojahedin-Khalq-martyrs-Massoud-Maryam-Rajavi-MEK-fiction-fakeTasnim News, Tehran, April 27 2017:...  He added, “Currently, the group thinks the timing is good for it to level new allegations as they believe the new administration in the United States is interested in such matters. We do not believe the allegations are of any value. We think this is not an issue to be addressed in Iran, at the international level and even at the IAEA.” Earlier, on April 15, US Senator John McCain met with the MKO members ... 

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  • Nejat Society, APril 27 2017:... Inside This Issue: Female defectors expose the MKO cult at the European Parliament. AIPAC Gave $60K to Archi-tect of Trump’s Muslim Ban. Michael Ware discovers Mojahedin Khalq hasn’t abandoned belief in armed struggle. US News Agency BIRN calls Iranian terrorists residing in Albania “dissidents”. CIA Veteran examines the myth of regime change using MEK cult. Sharham Golestaneh, high ranking member of Mojahedin Khalq ... 

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  • Iran Interlink, April 25 2017:... Anti-Iran pundits have begun to resurrect the MEK as the go-to group for ‘nuclear revelations’. However, this has already backfired as the MEK are notorious for fabrication and lies. According to MEK websites, John Bolton claimed that the MEK had "long known a lot about the inside of the nuclear weapons program in Iran," and had "been right in every material respect." Unfortunately he has either a short memory or no memory for facts ... 

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  • Samples from Iranian media, April 23 2017:... Addressing a gathering of commanders of the Law Enforcement Force in Tehran on Sunday, Brigadier General Dehqan rejected recent US allegations against Iran and said they have their roots in the false claims made by the terrorist Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO). “We have many times responded to the Americans and therefore, they should be certain that the Iranian nation will never accept any humiliation or imposition ... 

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  • Alireza Jafarzadeh Mojahedin KhalqPress TV, April 23 2017:... Araqchi dismissed the MKO claim about secret nuclear activity at the site and said, “The repetition of these outdated allegations by the aforementioned group is ridiculous and a repeat of a failed scenario whose fallacy has already been proven by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).” Iran and the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council - the United States, Britain, France, China and Russia - plus Germany signed ... 

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  • Iran Interlink Weekly Digest Mojahedin Khalq MEK NCRI Rajavi cultIran Interlink, April 21 2017:... News this week was dominated by the meeting between US Senator John McCain and MEK leader Maryam Rajavi in Tirana, Albania. Sahar Family Foundation reports from Tirana reveal that there has been a serious wave of backlash among the members following this meeting. In particular, senior MEK members are angry that Rajavi presented McCain with the MEK’s famous ‘book of martyrs’ (a list of people the MEK claims died on its behalf ... 

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  • Arash Sameti Pour, Irangids, April 21 2017:... 1- McCain and people like him who visit MKO and attend their events (like the Saudis or other retired American officials) are not popular people themselves. They do not support human right, pluralism or political development. Even worst, among these types of MKO supporters, many have clearly demanded a war on Iran! So how this gang of politically incorrect people can add value to MKO? 2- People Like McCain consider MKO as a tool ... 

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  • Vahid Jafarian, Real Iran, April 20 2017:...  He congratulated the terrorist group’s “successful transfer” from Iraq and praised its members for what he described as “sacrifice.” “There is no doubt that people in this room have suffered not only themselves, but in the loss of their loved ones,” he said. “You have stood up, fought, and sacrificed for freedom, for the right to live free, for the right to determine your future,” he added. The comments come as the MKO is the most hated terrorist group ... 

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  • ISIS ISIL Mojahedin Khalq Rajavi cult FlaqsFars News, Tehran, April 20 2017:... The terrorist group joined Saddam's army during the Iraqi imposed war on Iran (1980-1988) and helped Saddam and killed thousands of Iranian civilians and soldiers during the US-backed Iraqi imposed war on Iran. Since the 2003 US invasion of Iraq, the group, which now adheres to a pro-free-market philosophy, has been strongly backed by neo-conservatives in the United States, who argued for the MKO to be taken off the US terror list. The US formally removed the MKO ... 

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  • Dr. Munr KazmirDr. Munr Kazmir, Huffington Post, April 19 2017:... McCain recently held a meeting with the head of MKO - a rebel faction opposed to the current Iranian regime - where he sang the group’s praises. While I understand McCain’s dislike and distrust of the Iranian regime and Assad, MKO may not be quite so innocent, either, as they stand accused of thousands of deaths. In fact, as recently as 2012, MKO was listed as a terrorist organization by both the United States and the European Union. There are many questions ... 

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  • McCain_Mojahedin_Khalq_Terrorism_Albania_Maryam_RajaviAlbanian media, April 19 2017:...  To date we have not heard any message of peace or friendship from Mr McCain and his name has never been part of the range of peace-loving people of the world. Apparently he still lives at the time of the Vietnam War and offers the hand of friendship to those who in their terrorist past have killed six Americans - the compatriots of Mr McCain. Mr McCain visited the base of a terrorist cult that has in its history responsibility for the murder of 17 thousand people 

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  • Bahram_GhasemiPress TV, April 18 2017:... Qassemi said that Washington’s policy continued under the new administration. “This is a mistake, which the US government should pay for like its other mistakes,” the official asserted. As a case in point, he cited Republican US Senator John McCain’s meeting with the head of the terrorist anti-Iran Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO), Maryam Rajavi, in the Albanian capital Tirana on Friday. The MKO has carried out numerous terrorist attacks against Iranian civilians and government officia

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  • Haqeqat_Purahmad_against Mojahedin khalq rajavi cultNejat Society, April 18 2017:... In 1990s during the Gulf war, the cult used it as a good pretext to separate parents and children - In MEK after forced divorces of couples, ties between parents and their children was exactly the main worry of Rajavi (The MEK leader), as although couples were separated, still through their children and their ‘Thursday gatherings’ they were able to connect to each other - so as their child was also separated and sent to MKO

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  • Michael Rubin, AEIdeas, April 04 2017:... No one supports the notion of replacing the existing regime with something that is hardly better. With this meeting, McCain has embraced the enemy of our enemy in the Tehran regime, but he has also embraced the enemy of the Iranian people, for whom for so long he has been a valiant champion. Iran can do better than the MEK as it seeks to replace the reprehensible dictatorship now in charge. And so can we ... 

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  • Gazeta Impakt, Tirana Albania, April 16 2017:... information blackout on his meeting with the Mojahedin, throws a  great deal of doubt on the US Senator’s visit to Albania. Another question is why Maryam Rajavi remains in our country at the same time that Congress met in Tirana.  Why are the Mojahahedin’s activities met with a huge media silence? Has Maryam Rajavi made investments to earn status in our country or has the Albanian government given in to the Americans ,,, 

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  • McCain Mojahedin Khalq Maryam Rajavi Terrorism Albania 1Press TV, April 16 2017:... Republican US Senator John McCain has praised the head of the terrorist Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO), Maryam Rajavi, in a meeting in the Albanian capital, Tirana. McCain, who is on an official visit to Balkan states, met Rajavi and some other members of the notorious MKO group in Tirana on Friday. He congratulated the terrorist group’s “successful transfer” from Iraq and praised its members ... 

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  • Iran Interlink Weekly Digest Mojahedin Khalq MEK NCRI Rajavi cultIran Inerlink, April 14 2017:... This week marked the anniversary of the death of General Sayad Shirazi – a war hero during the Iran-Iraq war. Saddam Hussein ordered the MEK to assassinate Shirazi for a specific amount of money which was then paid to Massoud Rajavi. At the time of his assassination Shirazi was retired and living as an ordinary citizen without any security. The head of the terror team, Zohreh Ghaemi, was later deliberately left in Camp Ashraf without ... 

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REPORTS

  • 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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  •   .   Reuters, September 22, 2009: ... The MKO is currently demanding that U.S. Army or the U.N. take control of Camp Ashraf from the GOI. Following publication of the RAND Report it should be the duty of the U.S. Army to help and facilitate in any way possible the immediate closure of Camp Ashraf

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  • . RAND, August 05, 2009: ... A RAND study examined the evolution of this controversial decision, which has left the United States open to charges of hypocrisy in the war on terrorism. An examination of MeK activities establishes its cultic practices and its deceptive recruitment and public relations strategies. A series of coalition decisions serve

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