Children who belong to Massoud Rajavi (Mojahedin Khalq, MKO, MEK, NCRI …)

Children who belong to Massoud Rajavi (Mojahedin Khalq, MKO, MEK, NCRI …)

Mazda Parsi, Nejat society, May 22 2016:… Somayeh was a Canadian and American teenager who was deceitfully recruited by MEK and sent to Camp Ashraf, where she was trained for guerilla fights and forced to stay inevitably. In an independent letter sent to the Canadian embassy in Jordan, Somayeh asked for the Canadian government’s help to get her back to Toronto. Later however, she was forced by MEK in a court hearing to denounce her family and state that she wants to … 

Amir Yaghmai 15 years old, Saddam Private Army (Mojahedin Khalq, Rajavi cult)

حنیف بالیHanif Bali MP: I was lucky that I didn’t get back to the MKO! (Mojahedin Khalq, Rajavi cult) 

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Children who belong to Massoud Rajavi (Mojahedin Khalq, MKO, MEK, NCRI …)

Victoria Cayzer and Laura Hue-Williams have not had anything to do with their families since they were psychologically manipulated by a self-styled “spiritual healer”, Anne Craige. The two distressing parallel cases of two sociable girls were recently reported by the Daily Mail. Eventually, parents of the girls together with certain authorities are campaigning for a change in the law to make psychological manipulation and mental abuse a crime, according to the Mail. [1]

Children in destructive cults belong to the leader, with all members of the group considered their “family,” and the leader, their father or mother. The Mujahedin Khalq Organization (the MKO/ the Cult of Rajavi) is a notoriously known example of such destructive cults that indoctrinate children to leave their parents behind and to yield themselves to the leaders’ ambitions. Somayeh Mohammadi was 17 when she left her family in Canada for Camp Ashraf, Iraq to receive military training with the Mujahedin Khalq Organization (the MKO).

Somayeh was a Canadian and American teenager who was deceitfully recruited by MEK and sent to Camp Ashraf, where she was trained for guerilla fights and forced to stay inevitably. In an independent letter sent to the Canadian embassy in Jordan, Somayeh asked for the Canadian government’s help to get her back to Toronto. Later however, she was forced by MEK in a court hearing to denounce her family and state that she wants to stay with MEK, according to a documentary made by CBS Television in 2006. [2]

Somayeh’s father, Mustafa was a faithful supporter of the MKO himself for more than 30 years. He encouraged his daughter, Somayeh, to join the group in Iraq at their training camp for a few months training but the passage of time, and the confinement of his daughter for years in the Cult of Rajavi (the MKO), caused Mustafa to lose trust in Masoud Rajavi and his cult-like group. Now, He is deeply concerned about his daughter, her future and safety. So he has continued his quest in international bodies and his multiple journeys to Iraq and the group’s headquarters in Paris to get his daughter back.

Yet, Mustafa is not alone. The number of children who were recruited by the MKO cult is countless and the years that their parents haven’t seen them mount to over a decade. Every now and then, there are reports on families who have picketed in front of the MKO’s camp near Baghdad. But, they are not allowed by the MKO leaders to visit their loved ones who are taken as hostages in the camp.

The list of young and teenage recruits who were tricked to join the cult of Rajavi include a large number of children of the group’s members who were once separated from their parents and had been sent to Europe or those adolescents who had left Iran to immigrate to Europe seeking job and a better life but they were kidnapped by the MKO recruiters in third countries especially Turkey.

Very few children of the MKO members were lucky enough to get rid of the MKO cult-like system. Hanif Bali, the Iranian Swedish parliamentarian whose parents were MKO members, was sent to Sweden when he was only three but later on he decided to never get back to the group’s camp in Iraq. “I was lucky that I didn’t get back to Iraq”, he says. ”If I had accepted to join the group at that day, I would have been in a camp in the midst of war, in the midst of misery.” [3]

No matter why and how they joined the MKO, they are now kept under a severe mind control system that indoctrinates them to forget their family, friends and normal life. According to the Daily mail, both British families who are now campaigning to release their daughters from cult abuse, have not seen their loved daughters for a few years. However, the British Prime Minister is supporting them in their efforts to get their children back to the family. ”David Cameron is backing a campaign for new laws protecting vulnerable adults from control or slavery by predators, including therapists,” reported the Mail. ”Justice Secretary Michael Gove and Cabinet troubleshooter Oliver Letwin are examining how to clamp down on psychological manipulation and abuse.” [4]

As a matter of fact, cult indoctrination and psychological manipulation and its perils are not restricted to British boundaries and British families. Definitely, the UN and other international human rights bodies should also be considerate enough to listen to many families who have been suffering grievously since their children were abducted by the Cult of Rajavi.

So far, the UN and its supporters have turned blind eye on numerous letters and petitions written by families of the MKO hostages. The Mujahedin khalq Organization and its affiliates should be considered by the international bodies as destructive cults and its leaders should be brought to justice for the crimes the committed against humanity.

By Mazda Parsi

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[1] Joseph, Claudia, The cruel agony of losing our gorgeous girl to the spell of her ‘spiritual healer’ guru: Artist daughter cuts family out of her life after getting close to ‘therapist’, The Daily Mail , April 30, 2016

[2] http://www.nejatngo.org/en/postv.aspx?id=1446

[3] http://www.nejatngo.org/en/post.aspx?id=8483

[4] Joseph, Claudia, The cruel agony of losing our gorgeous girl to the spell of her ‘spiritual healer’ guru: Artist daughter cuts family out of her life after getting close to ‘therapist’, The Daily Mail , April 30, 2016

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Comrades in Arms – Sexual abuse by Massoud and Maryam Rajavi

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An Unfinished documentary for my daughter – Trapped in Rajavi cult, Mojahedin Khalq

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Yeser Ezati: Mojahedin Khalq (MKO, MEK, Rajavi cult) armed me by my Mom’s fake will 

یاسر عزتیNejat Association, Tehran, January 29 2014: … Yaser was returned to the MKO in Germany where he attended fundraising gatherings.”In 1997 the MKO gave me a fake will allegedly of my mother who was killed in Mersad Operation [Eternal Light],” Yaser said.”It was written:”You must take gun and follow my path”. I was impressed.” Thus, he was sent to Iraq …

یاسر عزتیWhere are the 42 missing Mojahedin Khalq eye witnesses from Camp Ashraf?

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Yeser Ezati: Mojahedin Khalq (MKO, MEK, Rajavi cult) armed me by my Mom’s fake will

Former MKO member: They armed me by my Mom’s fake will

Yaser Ezzati, a former member of the Mujahedin Khalq Organization was interviewed by Mehr News Agency. Below is an excerpt of the interview.

Yaser was considered as a member of the MKO militia because his parents were also old members of the group; Yaser grew up in the MKO camps in Iraq.

Yaser was sent to Canada under the pretext of the group’s so-called policy to save children.

Yaser was returned to the MKO in Germany where he attended fundraising gatherings.”In 1997 the MKO gave me a fake will allegedly of my mother who was killed in Mersad Operation [Eternal Light],” Yaser said.”It was written:”You must take gun and follow my path”. I was impressed.” Thus, he was sent to Iraq where the group was rebuilding its forces after the horrific failure of the Eternal Light.

…Yaser Ezzati was mobilized to Iranian border to launch cross border mortar attacks.

“After I attended four operations, I declared that I gave up because I had no idea of what and who we were attacking,” he said. “I was told that I was a child of the group and I shouldn’t have disgraced the group.”

Ultimately, the MKO officials accepted his defection on the condition that he went on a six-month solitary confinement and then he would be sent to Iran.

Yaser who was so scared of getting back to Iran – that was terribly demonized by the MKO – stayed in Camp Ashraf until he was fed up with the brainwashing meetings that he had to attend every week.”Weekly Cleansing” was a cult jargon in which members had to confess all their private thoughts and dreams.” I could no more tolerate the condition”. Therefore, he was imprisoned in solitary confinement. He was brought on trial and accused of being the agent of Iranian Intelligence Ministry!

“Again they brought in my Mother’s will; I had no way out.”

The former member of the MKO Cult states that his father is known to be a torturer in the MKO.”He even beat me several times after I declared defection.”!

. Whenever I missed my parents my father would receive me by beating and kicking me.”

He continued,”some children in the MKO went crazy. I remember a person who committed suicide.”

He notifies that the militias are kept in the organization by recruiting them and paying them. They are offered free trips to attend the group rallies.

“I have not forgotten my past yet because an important part of my life, my childhood, my adolescence were lost for the misguided goal of the MKO”, he uttered.

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Ileana ros lehtinen Mojahedin Khalq terrorism MKO MEK SaddamIleana Ros-Lehtinen thinks her pal Maryam Rajavi is a human rights advocate

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UANI, Joe Lieberman and the MEK (Mojahedin Khalq)

Ali Gharib, Lobelog, August 12 2015:…  As far back as 2008, Lieberman was joking—yes, joking, as if this were a laughing matter—about the “appeal” of bombing Iran. In a 2010 speech to the Council on Foreign Relations that re-purposed many of the talking points Lieberman had used to push for the invasion of Iraq, he spoke of a six-month deadline—six months! …

Maryam Rajavi Saddam's private army NCRICouncil of Foreign Relations, 2014: Mujahadeen-e-Khalq (MEK). Backgrounders

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UANI, Joe Lieberman and the MEK (Mojahedin Khalq)

مزدور مریم رجوی و اربابان صهیونیست

I only have a few words to add to Jim’s post about United Against a Nuclear Iran naming Joe Lieberman as its new president. Those words are: Mojahedin-e Khalq. That’s the ex-terrorist Iranian opposition group, often known as the MEK, that has campaigned tirelessly for decades for regime change in Iran, and Joe Lieberman is one of their favorite advocates in Washington.

Here’s a bit of something I wrote in June about Lieberman’s positions on Iran and the MEK:

As far back as 2008, Lieberman was joking—yes, joking, as if this were a laughing matter—about the “appeal” of bombing Iran. In a 2010 speech to the Council on Foreign Relations that re-purposed many of the talking points Lieberman had used to push for the invasion of Iraq, he spoke of a six-month deadline—six months! in 2010!—for Iran to roll back its nuclear program before the U.S. had to seriously consider a military strike.Lieberman’s been at it since then, too. In 2012, he said that a military strike could cause Iran’s nuclear program to “be delayed for enough years that we may hope and pray that there will be a regime change.” And that is the central point of Lieberman’s advocacy: he wants a U.S. policy of regime change. Just this month, he participated by video in a confab of the Mojahedin-e Khalq (MEK), the ex-terrorist Iranian opposition group that relentlessly pushes for regime change.“Inevitably,” Lieberman addressed the MEK members directly, “as individuals you may ask yourself: Is it possible that we can bring about a change of regime in Iran? And I want to say to you that it is. I’m confident that it is and it will happen.” The US, he said, “should be working closely with your resistance group.” The event was even the subject of a “sponsored report“—whatever that means—from The Washington Times that helpfully categorized Lieberman’s statements as “American support for regime change and the Iranian opposition.”

I mention this because of the raft of deal opponents who just won’t stop insisting that actually they don’t want war with Iran, they just want a “better deal.” If that’s the case, they ought to stop naming Joe Lieberman to prominent positions in their organizations. As it stands now, the hawkish former Democrat holds positions in several major anti-deal groups in Washington. Jim noted his roles at theAIPAC anti-deal spin-off (which has also promoted MEK materials in its advertisements), the American Enterprise Institute, and the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, adding to that now his elevation from advisory board member at UANI to being its leader.

Fellow board members who actually support the Iran nuclear deal, such as Graham Allison and its Lieberman’s immediate predecessor, Gary Samore, might take note.

But hawkishness on Iran is a matter apart from support for the MEK. The group is reviled in Iran; it has launched terrorist attacks there; many impartial analysts have described it as a cult. Eli and I have already written about UANI’s targeting of legal humanitarian trade with Iran, and how it belies its professed solidarity with the Iranian people. Now, we can add UANI’s promotion of a pro-MEK hawk to that score. What’s worse, though, is the group’s elevation of a man who has such a cavalier attitude toward war with Iran and who wants official US policy toward the Islamic Republic to be regime change.

We’ve seen this move before with the Iraq war, and UANI seems determined to have Joe Lieberman, who, as Jim noted, was Honorary Co-Chair of the Committee for the Liberation of Iraq, return to star in the sequel.

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Ali Gharib is a New York-based journalist on U.S. foreign policy with a focus on the Middle East and Central Asia. His work has appeared at Inter Press Service, where he was the Deputy Washington Bureau Chief; the Buffalo Beast; Huffington Post; Mondoweiss; Right Web; and Alternet. He holds a Master’s degree in Philosophy and Public Policy from the London School of Economics and Political Science. A proud Iranian-American and fluent Farsi speaker, Ali was born in California and raised in D.C.

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Poe’s Financial Ties To MEK May Explain Maryam’s House Testimony

Eli Clifton, Lobelog, April 30 2015:…The group, which went into exile after losing a violent power struggle in the early years of the Islamic Republic, aligned itself with Saddam Hussein during the Iran-Iraq war and, despite claims to being Iran’s viable democratic government in exile, is widely believed to have little …

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Poe’s Financial Ties To MEK May Explain Maryam’s House Testimony

Wednesday’s scheduled congressional hearing on “ISIS: Defining the Enemy” is rapidly shrinking in size. Two key witnesses are refusing to attend due to the invitation to testify that Ted Poe (R-TX), the chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Terrorism, extended to Maryam Rajavi, leader of the Mujahedeen-e-Khalq (MEK).

Former U.S. Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford and former State Department counterterrorism director Daniel Benjamin have both said that they won’t appear for the hearing after learning that Rajavi would also be a witness on the same panel. She is scheduled to participate via videoconference from Paris, the headquarters the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), a MEK front.

MEK, which the State Department removed from terrorism list in 2012 following a lengthy and expensive lobbying campaign, is believed to have been responsible for the killing of six Americans in Iran between 1973 and 1976.

The group, which went into exile after losing a violent power struggle in the early years of the Islamic Republic, aligned itself with Saddam Hussein during the Iran-Iraq war and, despite claims to being Iran’s viable democratic government in exile, is widely believed to have little or no grassroots support in Iran. The group has long faced criticism from Iran specialists and rights groups such as Human Rights Watch that it has devolved into a cult based on devotion to Maryam and her long-missing husband, Massoud Rajavi. According to numerous accounts, the group exerts a high degree of control over its followers, going so far as to mandate divorces and celibacy for their soldiers.

But, as Ali Gharib and I documented in February, MEK’s influence in Washington, particularly with Iran hawks, has coincided with a flow of money from the group to American politicians, in particular, to embattled Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) who is currently under indictment on unrelated federal corruption charges.

So why did Poe and the Republican majority on the terrorism subcommittee decide to invite Rajavi (a copy of whose testimony was obtained by Ali who previewed it Tuesday on The Nation’s website) Campaign finances may offer at least part of the answer.

Poe received $17,900 in campaign contributions from supporters of the MEK between 2009 and 2014, according to an analysis I conducted of campaign finance data. Surprisingly, nearly half—or $8,600—of the total flowed into his campaign while the group was still on the State Department’s terrorism list between 2009 and its delisting in 2012.

In 2013 and 2014, the group also paid for $19,671 in travel expenses (including business-class plane fare) for Poe’s travel to MEK events in France.

In contrast, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), returned a $2,600 campaign contribution from a MEK supporter in Virginia in 2013. “During routine due diligence by campaign staff, it was discovered that a few donors had associations the campaign was uncomfortable with,” a spokesman for Graham’s campaign told Politico. “In an abundance of caution, the contributions were refunded.”

Poe seems less concerned about the association. His insistence on inviting Rajavi adds to the irony of his chairmanship of the terrorism subcommittee (shades of Sen. James Inhofe’s chairmanship of the Senate Environment Committee).

With Ford and Benjamin out, Rajavi will be joined on Wednesday by only one other witness: Walid Phares, a pro-Israel Lebanese-American Maronite Christian with a long association with hard-line neo-conservatives and a terrorism “expert” for Fox News. During Lebanon’s civil war that raged from 1975 through the 1980’s, Phares served as an ideologue for the Lebanese Forces, an umbrella group of various Christian militias. Some of these militias carried out the Sabra and Shatila massacres in September, 1982, in which at many as 3,000 Palestinians—mostly women, children and the elderly—were killed following Israel’s conquest of Beirut. Among other positions, he served as co-chairman of the Middle East working group of Mitt Romney’s foreign policy advisory team.

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Ouver’s citizens sympathize with Mojahedin Khalq (MKO, Rajavi cult) hostages families

Nejat Society, September 30 2015:… Mr. Ghorbanali Hosseinnezhad the father of Zeinab Hossein Nejad and Mostafa Mohammadi the father of Somayeh Mohammadi and her sister Hurieh, went to the town hall of Auver Sur Oise to submit a letter of appreciation to the mayor Isabelle Meziere who welcomed the two families of the girls who are taken as hostages ..
 
 
Fars News, September 27 2015:… The three letters which date back to 1985 were sent to the Soviet Union and the communist party 4 years after Rajavi escaped to France. A copy of each letter can also be found in Stanford University’s archives. In these letters, Rajavi and Farhad Olfat, an MKO representative, have demanded $300mln aid and granting asylum …
 
 
Sahar Family Foundation, Baghdad, September 16 2015:… These societies urged the Iraqi government, based on human dignity, to arrange meetings between the families and their children who are captives inside the cult for many years. It is worth mentioning that the extremist MKO has committed terrorist crimes against the two nations of Iraq and Iran in the past decades …