NEWS

  • Iran Interlink Weekly Digest Mojahedin Khalq MEK NCRI Rajavi cultIran Interlink, June 15 2018:... In Albania, MEK issue statements saying, ‘anyone who separates is an agent of Iran’s intelligence ministry’. Some who have recently left, and Saber from Tabriz, have written to say: ‘Nobody buys this. Your problems are in Albania. Nothing to do with Iran or anywhere else. This is a result of your treatment of the members.’.. Last week, MEK have forgotten all about Iran have been vigorously trying to ... 

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  • US Forces Albania To Take IS Fighters After Hosting MEKWayne Madsen, Mint Press, June 15 2018:... Thanks to the political influence of the Rajavis, Rama, and Thaci, an unholy troika of the MEK, Albania, and Kosovo has blossomed under NATO’s nose in the Balkans. This troika’s tentacles extend throughout the Balkans and into Western Europe, particularly France, Italy, and Germany. In June 2003, the Rajavi-operated MEK compound in the Paris suburb of Auvers-sur-Oise was ... 

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  • john_bolton_2018_financial_MEK_TerroristsIran Interlink, June 13 2018:... John Bolton’s appointment as Assistant to the President, National Security Advisor attracted controversy because of his past links to the terrorist MEK group. Now his Public Financial Disclosure Report reveals just how much money Bolton was paid by the group to speak at its events: ‘Globe Events--European Iranian Events 1st July 2017’. Washington Editor of Al Monitor, Julian Pecquet, tweeted ... 

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  • Kozeta ÇikaKozeta Çika, Tsarizm, Tiranan, Albania, June 12 2018:... Washington delivered MEK extremists to Albania from Iraq. It was the time when the State Secretary Hillary Clinton left MEK fighters off the US terrorist list, to allow members be sent to third countries. The EU did not accept them. At that time, the Albanian government agreed to set up a de-radicalization institute, to reintegrate extremists into society. But, the plan was not completed and ... 

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  • JohnBolton_Mojahedin Khalq_terroristsBehnam Gharagozli, Jon Roozenbeek, Adrià Salvador Palau, The New Arab (alaraby.co,uk), June 10 2018:... To appreciate the significance of Bolton's ties with this shadowy group, it is important to understand the MEK's history. After its founding in 1965, the MEK morphed into an Islamist-Marxist organisation that sought to overthrow the Shah of Iran through armed conflict. The MEK's original alliance with Ayatollah Khomeini ...

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  • US Forces Albania To Take IS Fighters After Hosting MEKAnne and Massoud Khodabandeh, Lobelog, June 09 2018:... Albania has been used before to host undesirables. In 2005, the United States sent five inmates from Guantanamo Bay there. Between 2013 and 2016, Washington also relocated 2,901 Mojahedin-e Khalq (MEK) extremists there from Iraq, which had been trying to expel them since 2003.Now, the Trump administration is telling Albania to host and de-radicalize former Islamic State ... 

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  • Iran Interlink Weekly Digest Mojahedin Khalq MEK NCRI Rajavi cultIran Interlink, June 08 2018:... As MEK members are escaping, Rajavi has tried to close Camp Ashraf Three. No visas are issued for leave. In spite of this, another person managed to run away this week. He is a well-known, high-ranking member whose name we will not put out now. He has been with MEK since the very beginning. In addition, we have two or three more escapees over the past few weeks who are also veteran members. Farsi commentators ... 

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  • Nejat Society, June 08 2018:... Up to the Ideological Revolution, the MKO was a political group with a violent back ground of fighting against the Iranian government but after the Ideological Revolution was declared and started its rule, the MKO became a destructive cult with a terrorist extremist substance. It almost took two decades to fall Saddam Hussein and the MKO go disarmed by the US military. The fall of the landlord ... 

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  • Professor_Bessma_MomaniProfessor Bessma Momani, The Globe and Mail, June 07 2018:... John Bolton,  Mike Pompeo and Rudy Giuliani have been hosted by a fringe Iranian opposition movement called the Mujahideen-e-Khalq (MEK). Once listed as a terrorist organization by U.S. authorities, most Iranians regard the MEK as traitors aided by Iraq’s Saddam Hussein in the Iraq-Iran war or, at best, a sadistic cult. The MEK have convinced many of Trump’s ... 

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  • kolahi_motamed_voaIran Front Page News, June 07 2018:... The report said Ali Motamed was in fact a new identity for Mohammad-Reza Kolahi Samadi, who is held responsible for the 1981 bombing of the headquarters of the Islamic Republic Party in Tehran. The bombing killed 72 high-ranking politicians and party members, among them Chief Justice Ayatollah Mohammad Behesthi, who was seen as the number two figure after founder of the ... 

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  • Hamid DabashiHamid Dabashi, Aljazeera, June 06 2018:... The next fantasy this open plot against Iran espouses is to have the discredited cult of the Mujahideen-e-Khalq (MEK) traitors do the job for the US and its Saudi-Zionist alliance. In response to this fanciful proposition, Hartung rightly says, "to think that an organization that the New York Times has rightly described as a 'fringe dissident group' could overthrow the government ... 

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  • Dr_Massoumeh_TorfehDr. Massoumeh Torfeh, TRT World, June 02 2018:... MKO is mostly active in the social media with a variety of people using several hashtags such as #FreeIran2018 or #Iranuprising , #IranProtests but it has hardly any support inside Iran. Most Iranians have never forgiven MKO for siding with Iraq to fight against Iran. There are in fact several hashtags against them, such as #nomojahed or  #shutupPompeo ...

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  • Free Iran (Survivors of Rajavi cult in Albania), Tirana, June 02 2018:...  But in spite of inhuman and illegal conditions, members of Mojahedin-e Khalq have created the conditions for being separated from the mental and physical occupation of this cult. Unfortunately, UNHCR unlawfully and in violation of the fundamental human rights provisions has deviated from some of its responsibilities by entrusting the cult of Mojahedin-e Khalq ... 

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  • Ex_members_MKO_MEK_Maryam_Rajavi_Cult_In_EU25052018Nejat Society, June 02 2018:... The conference was held to discuss the legal and humanitarian situation of the refugees in Europe. It was headed by MEP Antonio Panzeri member of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats. Former members of the Mujahedin Khalq Organization (the MKO/ MEK/ PMOI/ the Cult of Rajavi), from Ava and Women Associations who attended the meeting included ... 

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  • Srop_Terrorist_Maryam_Rajavi_Entering_USA_1CIOG, Washington DC, May 31 2018:... We, the undersigned, respectfully petition you not to allow the terrorist Maryam Rajavi of the Mujaheddin Khlaq (aka MEK) to enter the USA. We remind you that MEK was responsible for the killing of American servicemen in Iran before the revolution. One of their victims was US Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Turner who was an American Patriot that was murdered in front of his children in Tehran ... 

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  • Rudy_Giuliani_Maryam_Rajavi_Terrorists_MEK_Albanian_Mafia_1Philip Giraldi, Unz Review, May 30 2018:... Iran’s radical pseudo-Marxist cult Mohajedeen e Khalq, better known by its acronym MEK, is somewhat reminiscent of the Israel Lobby’s American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) in that it operates somewhat in the shadows and is nevertheless able to punch well beyond its weight by manipulating politicians and understanding how American government functions ... 

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  • JohnBolton_Mojahedin Khalq_terroristsTehran Times, May 30 2018:... Amoli Larijani said the U.S. “has unfortunately fallen in this wrong direction by the illusions and fantasies of [such] terrorist groups.”  “Today, the advisors of the American government are linked with the most notorious and most evil terrorists in the world,” he said, adding that the MKO terrorists are moving the U.S. government in the wrong direction by raising their hopes of the collapse of ... 

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  • Army_Day_TehranGareth Smyth, Lobe Log, May 30 2018:... The Mujahideen-e Khalq, once a strong left-wing opposition to the Islamic Republic, became “traitors” when they allied with Saddam Hussein and then attacked Iran just after Tehran accepted a UN-brokered ceasefire. Last year, by portraying the MEK as suitable rulers of Iran, John Bolton, Trump’s current national security advisor, outraged Iranians. Golkar told me that “hybrid nationalism” ... 

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  • Massoud_Khodabandeh_MSNBC_2018_1Rachel Maddow, MSNBC, May 28 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. The MEK's Man inside the White House (Bolton Giuliani and Mojahedin Khalq, Rajavi cult terrorists) ... 

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  • Iran Interlink Weekly Digest Mojahedin Khalq MEK NCRI Rajavi cultIran Interlink, May 25 2018:... Ebrahim Khodabandeh, head of Nejat Association, wrote about the MEK in Albania. He identifies the three most important recent issues as: bringing Massoud Rajavi back from the dead with a written directive from him; whose message is ‘No Exit’ - nobody is allowed to leave. The next significant issue is the appointment of Mehdi Abrishamchi as overall commander of Camp Ashraf Three; again, to enforce the No Exit ... 

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REPORTS

  • 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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  •   .   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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