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Mujahedin e-Khalq MEK From Iraq to Albania

Posted on: 2019/08/28

Jonathan Broder, Newsweek, August 28 2019:… Many independent scholars say the MEK’s alliance with Saddam in that long and bloody war turned the group into traitors in the eyes of most Iranians. In the 1990s, the Rajavis instituted a number of cult-like measures to prevent defections. According to a 2005 Human Rights Watch report based on interviews with several defectors, members were required, among other things, to divorce their spouses and send their children abroad for adoption, lest family obligations divert their attention from the struggle against the Islamic Republic.  Mujahedin e-Khalq MEK From Iraq to Albania