NEWS

  • Massoud Khodabandeh,  Huffpost, June 27 2017:... Perhaps the time is finally ripe for a new appraisal of what zero tolerance means for France. The MEK’s messages promoting violent regime change should no longer be tolerated. President Emmanuel Macron’s new centrist movement has won a large majority in the French parliament giving him a strong hand to play. He already revealed himself to be a shrewd and ... 

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  • The Insanity Season Mojahedin Khalq Rajavi cultPress TV Documentaries, June 25 2017:...  The Insanity Season.A documentary dealing primarily with a newly-produced Iranian movie called “Midday Event” which portrays the MKO terrorist group after the victory of the Islamic Revolution of Iran in 1979 ... 

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  • abdi_ahmad_mojahedin_khalq_mek_hustage_2Nejat Society, Tehran, June 25 2017:... We learned that the Rajavi cult is trying to replicate the conditions it imposed on the group in Iraq and wants to move all the members to a remote location in Albania where they can be kept in total isolation. This means that their contact with the outside world and the families would be almost impossible. We also learned that the individual UN refugee allowances of all the members ... 

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  • Iran Interlink Weekly Digest Mojahedin Khalq MEK NCRI Rajavi cultIran Interlink, June 23 2017:... In Albania the MEK have named the price they will pay to former members (current members have to do it for free) if they publicly denounce their families. This is especially aimed at those whose families are actively trying to contact them. Iran Interlink has issued a message saying ‘don’t worry, if you are desperate and need the money then go ahead and do this, your families will understand, they ... 

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  • 21st_WIRE_Patrick_HenningsenPatrick Henningsen, 21st Century Wire, June 20 2017:... After events in Tehran, the US-backed regime change terrorist proxy, the MEK (Mojahedin-e Khalq) was named by senior Iranian politician Mr. Hamid-Reza Taraghi, as a partner in the terrorist attacks. This theory gains a bit more credence following a statement from former member of the MEK, Massoud Khodabandeh, who has stated that ISIS drew on MEK ‘expertise’ ... 

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  • Maryam Rajavi Baghdadi MEK ISIS terror TehranMassoud Khodabandeh, Iranian.com, June 20 2017:... The following piece has been written by somebody I know well. He does not want his real name to be used because that would jeopardize the sensitive nature of his current work in counter terrorism in Europe – Massoud Khodabandeh... As a former member of the Mojahedin Khalq terrorist organization (MEK), I followed the news of terrorist attacks on Tehran with shame, guilt and anger. My shame and guilt stem ... 

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  •  eu-iranEldar Mamedov, LobeLog, June 20 2017:...  This matters, given the background of intense efforts over the years to de-legitimize the Iranian institutions, including the elected ones, with the aim of building support for regime change. The well financed exile dissident group Mojaheddeen-e Khalk (MEK), in particular, has developed a strong lobby in the European Parliament promoting this cause. The times, however, are changing. The images of Iranians voting in the ... 

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  • Tellerson_Mojahedin_Khalq_Rajavi_Cult_ISIS_ISIL_TerrorismNejat Society, June 19 2017:...  The so-called “peaceful transition” will not be fulfilled by using the MKO either. The group’s violent past with terrorist attacks that claimed the lives of thousands of innocent civilians and government officials is undeniable. Moreover, the MKO’s alliance with the then Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein during the eight years of the Iran-Iraq war eradicated the little support they enjoyed among the Iranian public

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  •  Iran Interlink Weekly Digest Mojahedin Khalq MEK NCRI Rajavi cultIran Interlink, June 16 2017:... On the subject of Villepinte, yesteday new documents were exposed by several Arab academics in Paris along with former MEK members. These documents show the MEK price list for hiring speakers and audience at the Villepinte event. For hiring an Arab minister or MP the price is 10,000 Euros for 100 minutes attendance including a speech. For academics and lecturers the price is 5,000 Euros for a ten minute speech. For a Team Leader ... 

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  • EUP on MKO, MEK, Rajavi cult jan20176Nejat Society, June 14 2017:... Ironically, there are only a few days left to the anniversary of the MKO’s iconic date, June 20th 1981 (Khordad 30th) which signals the official start of the group’s armed struggle against the Islamic Republic. At the time, the so-called protest of the MKO agents turned into a bloodbath. The group followers floated in the streets with any type of arms such as cutter, knife, colt and Kalashnikov… opening fire on innocent people ... 

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  • Albanian_Mafia Mojahedin_Khalq TerroristsAdam Garrie, The Duran, June 14 2017:... Concerned parties must seriously examine whether the MEK and ISIS have forged some sort of pact beneath the radar. Such a thing is entirely possible for several reasons.First of all, ISIS has never once carried out an attack on Iranian soil and given the secure and stable nature of Iran, it almost beggars belief that they were able to do so.Secondly, if indeed the Saudi/ISIS hand was in play and was therefore able... 

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  • Mideast Iran ExplosionsEric Draitser, Mint Press News, June 14 2017:...  take the oft-touted “freedom fighters” of the Mujahideen-e-Khalq (MEK; also known as MKO), a terrorist group hailed as heroes by the U.S. neoconservative establishment, despite having been officiallyrecognized by the U.S. government as a terrorist organization from 1997 through 2012.  Indeed, so warm and cozy were these terrorists with policymakers, including key government officials ... 

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  • ISIS_MEK_Rajavi_Cult_Terrorism_TehranAli Vaez, International Crisis Group, June 12 2017:... But terrorist attacks are not new to Iran. In the early years of revolutionary turmoil, the leftist-Islamist Mojahedin Khalq (MEK) resorted to violence. In the 1980s, up to 120 terrorist attacks occurred in Tehran perpetrated by MEK and other violent groups, killing hundreds of Iranian officials, including the president and prime minister in August 1981. Even the current supreme leader, Ayatollah Khamenei, was targeted ... 

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  • EUP on MKO, MEK, Rajavi cult jan20176Paul Pillar, The National Interest, June 12 2017:... The principal perpetrator of terrorism in Iran over the past four decades has been the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK), the Marxist/Islamist cult/terrorist group that prior to the revolution had claimed Americans among its victims. Thanks largely to the MEK’s activity, Iran necessarily has had much experience in countering terrorism. Khamenei lost the use of his right arm when he was injured by an MEK bomb in ... 

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  • ISIS ISIL Mojahedin Khalq Rajavi cult FlaqsTony Cartalucci, Actvist Post, June 12 2017:...  In the 2009 Brookings Institution document titled, “Which Path to Persia? Options for a New American Strategy toward Iran,” the use of then US State Department-listed foreign terrorist organization Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MEK) as a proxy for instigating a full-fledged armed insurgency not unlike that which is currently unfolding in Syria was discussed in detail. The report explicitly stated: The United states ... 

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  •  Iran Interlink Weekly Digest Mojahedin Khalq MEK NCRI Rajavi cultIran Interlink, June 09 2017:... Maryam Rajavi did not condemn the two terrorist attacks in Iran. Her websites have gone around the subject, condemning terrorism in general but not this event. In response to this MEK formers say that although the MEK is not capable of actually carrying out such an attack, they are involved in this kind of work. Rajavi’s reaction comes about because the MEK is part and parcel of Saudi Intelligence. Just as Rajavi could never condemn ... 

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  • Press TV, June 10 2017:...  Rohrabacher, while apparently hailing the deadly attacks as a positive development, said he believed that the terror attacks were conducted by "Sunni forces," which he said had to be provoked to stage attacks in Iran. "Isn't it a good thing for us to have the United States finally backing up Sunnis who will attack Hezbollah and the Shia threat? Isn't that a good thing?" he asked, adding that the attacks could be “a signal, a ...  [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="550"]

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  • Maziyar Ghiabi, The Conversation, June 09 2017:... Mojahedin-e Khalq (MEK) is an Iranian terrorist group dedicated to violently overthrowing Iran’s government and which had been expelled from the country since the early 1980s. The Obama administration removed it from the US’s list of terror groups after an intense lobbying campaign in Washington DC, but its involvement in violence is wel

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  • Richard Silverstein, Middle East Eye, june 08 2017:...  The Mujahedeen-e-Khalq (MEK), a long-standing Iranian opposition group, has collaborated with the Israelis on those earlier operations. So they are likely to have played a role as well. The group retains thousands of secret supporters within Iran who would have helped smuggle arms into the country, stashed them once they arrived, located safe houses for the attackers, and helped scout out the targeted ... 

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  • Muhammad Sahimi, Anti War, June 08 2017:... Iran has long been a victim of terrorism. In the 1980s the Mujahidin-e Khalgh Organization, usually referred to as the MEK or MKO, murdered up to 17000 people in Iran. Even the United States listed the MEK as a terrorist organization for well over a decade. The Baluchi terrorist group Jundallah staged several terrorist attacks in Iran from its bases in Pakistan, killing scores of civilians. Just last month, Jaish al-Adl ... 

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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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