• Aawa Association, December 08 2018:... Anne Khodabandeh, placed the MEK’s current survival in the context of Neoconservative support. This means that in spite of well documented severe human rights violations, the MEK’s ‘regime change’ narrative is supported by paid advocates. The danger however is that the MEK will escalate their false flag ops in Europe which are blamed on Iran, only this time Europeans may be killed ... 

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  • Ty Joplin, Albawaba, November 18 2018:... Khodabandeh admits that he had a difficult time reintegrating into society, as he struggled to rid himself of the constraints the MEK forces upon its members. He forbade himself from watching television, and did not know the extent of Iraq’s crimes against Iranians during the Iran-Iraq War. But Khodabandeh considers himself lucky; he was able to leave the group while thousands are still trapped inside ... 

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  • Jonathan Manthorpe, i politics, November 17 2018:... Bolton, Pompeo and others in the Trump regime seem to be going down the same quagmire path with a strange Iranian exiled dissident group called the Mujahedeen-e-Khalq, or MEK. MEK has a turbulent history. It was founded in the 1960s in opposition to the shah of Iran and was part of the Islamic Revolution that overthrew him in 1979. MEK quickly fell out with the new regime ... 

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  • Belen Fernandez, Middle East Eye, November 16 2018:... The video report provides relevant footage of Trump-men at previous MEK rallies - among them John "Bomb Iran" Bolton, who prior to assuming the post of national security adviser, appeared at a pro-MEK function in Albania last year with the wildly applauded opinion that “the declared policy of the United States should be regime change in Iran”. Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani ... 

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  • مسعود خدابنده آن سینگلتون پارلمان اروپا 2018Albawaba, Gateway - A podcast from the Middle East, November 15 2018:... I remember when I was a student in London, I used to send books to Iran with translation form English to Farsi. They were all books about psychology and books relevant to cults. After two and a half decades I realised that this is what he was doing. He is learning from these books ... 

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  • Daniel Larison, The American Conservative, November 13 2018:... Daniel Benjamin, who was then the head of counter-terrorism at the state department, told me that the US decided to remove the MEK from the list of foreign terrorist organisations not because it believed it had abandoned violence, but to “avoid them all getting killed” if it remained in Iraq[bold mine-DL]. After the MEK was no longer designated a terrorist group, the US ... 

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  • Anne and Massoud Khodabandeh, Balkans Post, November 06 2018:... Please, make sure that the MEK leadership does not lose its mind and commit horrific acts in your country. Enforce the law and impose the authority of your government over the MEK cult and reassure the European public that Albania is a responsible country. Your reply to this letter will be that you ensure the safety and security of all members and former members of MEK in Albania ... 

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  • Soapbox, November 05 2018:... As is typical with all US regime change schemes America has nurtured a group of exiles to replace the current Iranian government should they succeed in overthrowing it. While America's chosen regime change exiles for a given country are typically right-wing reactionaries,  American's Iranian replacement goes a step further. it is a straight up CULT. They call themselves the Mojahedin-e Khalq or the MEK. ...

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  • Nejat Society, November 05 2018:... Since the relocation of the Mujahedin Khalq Organization (the MKO/ MEK/ PMOI/ Cult of Rajavi) in Albania, the co-leader Maryam Rajavi has traveled from Paris to Tirana several times. She usually travels to Tirana for especial occasions such as New Year’s celebration or to receive the paid American supporters of the group who are invited to the base. One instance was Senator John McCain who ... 

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  • Iran_International_TV_Saudi_Arabia_Mojahedin_Khalq_Terrorism_5The Guardian, November 01 2018:... Earlier this summer, the station was criticised for airing extensive live coverage of a rally by the Mujahedin-e-Khalq (MEK), a cult-like organisationthat espouses regime change and has links to Saudi Arabia. Senior Trump administration officials, including John Bolton, are advocates of the group, which was listed as a terrorist group in the US until 2012. The insider claimed the editorial content of ... 

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  • Giovanni Glacalone, Cliocchidella Guerra, Rome, Italy, October 28 2018:... The well-known Albanian investigative journalist Gjergj Thanasi was among the first to notice the presence of Manez and had shown the dynamics of the Eyes of War last February: "The Council of the Territorial Organization (Keshilli i Rregullimit te Territorit) is responsible for issuing permits for the construction of public works and private buildings ... 

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  • Reza Jabali Sadeghi, Payvand Rahaee, October 24 2018:... On December 12, 2017, when Maryam Rajavi the leader of mek was in the European parliament, two former mek members who were invited for a conference in the parliament were attacked and injured by Rajavi’s bodyguards when they tried to kidnap Mr. Khoshal and Ebrahimi right front of EU parliament. At least two of these bodyguards came from Albania with fake documents ... 

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