Judiciary Process Against MEK. Ebrahim Khodabandeh Explains

Judiciary Process Against MEK. Ebrahim Khodabandeh Explains

Judiciary Process Against MEK. Ebrahim KhodabandehNejat Society, August 11 2021:… The entire documents related to the ICC including the verdict issued in the Iranian court, the petitions, the documentations and testimonies were officially translated.” Khodabandeh added. “The copies were equalized to the original documents. They were sent to our friends in Europe. Three of our friends [ex-members of the MEK] Aliakbar Rastgou, Ghafoor Fatahian and Isa Azadeh took the documents and submitted to the court in the Hague Judiciary Process Against MEK. Ebrahim Khodabandeh Explains 

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Judiciary Process Against MEK. Ebrahim Khodabandeh Explains

Nejat CEO’s explanations on the petition against the MEK in the ICJ

 Nejat BloggersAugust 11, 2021

Following the start of a petition by former members of the Mujahedin Khalq (MKO/ MEK/ PMOI/ Cult of Rajavi) and families of the group’s current members against the leaders of the group, then obtaining the final verdict from the International Court of Justice in Tehran, and the following referring of it to the International Criminal Court in The Hague, as well as the growing wave of signatures of the online petition for the international trial of the leaders of the Cult of Rajavi, Mr. Ebrahim Khodabandeh the CEO of Nejat Society presented a comprehensive report on the process of the petition for the participants of the recent conference held by Nejat Society.

Judiciary Process Against MEK. Ebrahim Khodabandeh

Ebrahim Khodabandeh, CEO of Nejat Society

What is the judiciary process?

There is an International Criminal Court in the Hague. The Statute for the creation of the Court reads that “The Court will prosecute the most serious crimes that are of concern to the international community. These are crimes of genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes.”

The International Criminal Court was created to complement national courts. The Court will not begin investigating a crime if the state concerned is already investigating or prosecuting it, or even if the state has investigated it and then decided not to prosecute the persons concerned. “This has taken place in Iran,” Khodabandeh notifies. “42 people passed a judiciary process in three years to finally participate a hearing court in March 2021, in Tehran. The complainants and the witnesses addressed the court. The final verdict was issued a few months ago.”
The International Court of Justice, which has its seat in The Hague too, is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations and a section of the ICC.

“The entire documents related to the ICC including the verdict issued in the Iranian court, the petitions, the documentations and testimonies were officially translated.” Khodabandeh added. “The copies were equalized to the original documents. They were sent to our friends in Europe. Three of our friends [ex-members of the MEK] Aliakbar Rastgou, Ghafoor Fatahian and Isa Azadeh took the documents and submitted to the court in the Hague.”

Khodabandeh notified that the defectors in Europe were willing to submit the documents to the court via a demonstration which was not possible due to the Covid pandemic. “Mr. Rastgou registered the documents in his own name and delivered them to an official named KarimAsad Ahmadkhan in the secretariat of the ICJ,” Khodabandeh clarified. “The documents of the national court were actually submitted to be investigated by the ICJ. The final result will be imparted to the French and Albanian governments [where MEK leaders are located].”

Ali Akbar RastgouAli Akbar Rastgou

What was the case about?

“The complaints should include the cases that the ICC court can prosecute,” Khodabandeh said. “The ICC prosecutes the crimes that are of concern to the international community. So, a petition was launched on an international reliable website to gather signatures. Until the day we submitted the documents, 4000 had signed the petition. To this date, the signatures have raised a lot more. This means that the crimes of MEK leaders are of concern for the international community. The signatures were filed in 182 pages and delivered to the court together with other papers. The list includes signature from all over the world. It was also accompanied with lots of text, audio and video messages in support of the petition.”

The signatures are a demo of a part of the international community who are concerned about the crimes of MEK leaders.

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Which crimes that MEK leaders committed will the Court prosecute?

These crimes are crimes of genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes. It has been proposed that the Court should prosecute the crime of aggression but the state parties have yet to agree on a definition. Below are brief definitions of the crimes as agreed to in the Rome Statute. According to the ICC, crimes against humanity are crimes that are “committed as part of a widespread or systematic attack directed against any civilian population.” They can include acts such as: murder, extermination, enslavement, deportation, forcible transfer of population, imprisonment, torture, rape, sexual slavery, enforced prostitution, forced pregnancy, enforced sterilization, other forms of sexual violence, persecution against any identifiable group or collectivity, enforced disappearance of persons, the crime of apartheid and other inhumane acts of a similar character intentionally causing great suffering, or serious injury to body or to mental or physical health.

According to the ICC statute, the crimes that are “widespread” and “systematically” committed against a group of people, are included in the crimes against humanity. “First of all, modern slavery is a crime that worries the International community,” Khodabandeh explained. “Therefore, Brainwashing is a crime. Mental and physical pressures under the name of sessions called current operation, solitary confinement, physical torture and death penalty typically took place in the 1990s in Camp Ashraf in the era of Saddam Hussein regime. The MEK leaders suspected 700 members of their group as being the agents of the Iranian government. These people were tortured. Some were killed under torture. Some people were disappeared in the MEK. These are all cases of crimes against humanity.”

The CEO of Nejat Society stated that whatever the outcome of the trial will be, the world will know that Maryam Rajavi’s democratic gesture is entirely deceitful because she has committed the most serious crimes against her own members. “The victims of the MEK were not from their enemies but they were completely under the authority of the group. They were devoted to the cause of the group.” Khodabandeh presented some examples of cases who were killed or disappeared in the Cult of Rajavi. Yaser Akbarinasab who committed suicide due to the severe mental pressure he underwent in the cult and Soheil Khattar who was killed in the group.

About the reaction of the MEK leaders particularly Massoud Rajavi, Khodabandeh says,

“Rajavi can bother himself to file his complaint against every person he would like to, in courts of Albania or France. This is what former members of his group just did and then pursued in the ICJ.”

Currently, the petition created by 42 former members of MEK is under investigation in the international court of the Hague.

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Nejat Members Online Conference to denounce MEK leaders

Nejat Members Online Conference to denounce MEK leadersNejat Society, August 08 2021:… First day of a nationwide conference was broadcast by Nejat TV. Dozens of participants in the conference sought to peruse the international trial of MEK leaders. The five-day online conference started on August 7th, 2021. The conference was hosted by Ali Moradi former member of the Mujahedin Khalq Organization (the MKO/ MEK/ PMOI/ cult of Rajavi) and an expert on the cult-like group. Ebrahim Khodabandeh chief executive officer of Nejat Society presented a summary of the judicial process of the complaint against the leaders of the MEK in the Iranian judiciary system and the peruse of the complaint in the International Criminal Court in The Hague. Nejat Members Online Conference to denounce MEK leaders 

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Nejat Members Online Conference to denounce MEK leaders

First day of a nationwide conference was broadcast by Nejat TV. Dozens of participants in the conference sought to peruse the international trial of MEK leaders.

The five-day online conference started on August 7th, 2021. The conference was hosted by Ali Moradi former member of the Mujahedin Khalq Organization (the MKO/ MEK/ PMOI/ cult of Rajavi) and an expert on the cult-like group.

Ebrahim Khodabandeh chief executive officer of Nejat Society presented a summary of the judicial process of the complaint against the leaders of the MEK in the Iranian judiciary system and the peruse of the complaint in the International Criminal Court in The Hague.

Ebrahim Khodabandeh, CEO of Nejat Society

Ebrahim Khodabandeh, CEO of Nejat Society

According to Mr. Khodabandeh, the International Criminal Court (ICC) is the last phase in the judiciary process against the individuals who committed crimes that concern the international community. “The entire documents on the Court in Tehran and the final verdict were officially translated and submitted to the international court in the Hague via our friends Aliakbar Rastgou, Ghafour Fattahian and Isa Azadeh,” he said.
The CEO of Nejat Society also explained about the petition run by Nejat Society that was registered on a reliable website and eventually was signed by thousands of people who supported victims of the MEK and the petitioners of the file against MEK leaders.

The participants of the conference included former members of MEK who were victims of the crimes committed by the group leaders, especially in the early years of the 1990s in Camp Ashraf and families of members who are still captive in the group’s camp in Albania.

Nejat Members Online Conference to denounce MEK leaders

Conference of the Nejat Society perusing to support the International trial of MEK leaders

The participants addressed the conference calling on the international bodies for the trial of the group leaders, particularly Massoud and Maryam Rajavi. Former members and families from all around Iran, Tabriz, Zanjan and Shiraz etc. spoke at Nejat TV.

As the representative of the 42 complainant of the file, Samad Eskandari expressed his pleasure for the referring of their complaint to the International Court of Justice in the Hague. “I ask the international court of the Hague to listen to the cries of mothers, sisters, fathers and brothers who look forward to vising their loved ones who are hostages of the Cult of Rajavi.”

The conference will continue until Wednesday, August 11th. .

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Urging Trial Of MEK Leaders – Signatures exceed 10K

Trial Of MEK Leaders Massoud Maryam RajaviNejat Society, Tehran, July 24 2021:… A petition titled “Trial of MEK leaders” has been organized on the Nejat Society website. The number of signatories of this petition that “welcomes the trial of the Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MEK, MKO, Rajavi Cult) leaders, especially Massoud and Maryam Rajavi in international courts”, exceeded 10200 thousands by this morning. It should be noted that a court was held in the Iranian judicial system in Branch 55 of the Tehran international Court of Law to hear the complaints of 42 former members of the MEK, who were subjected to solitary confinement, torture, and physical and mental sufferings in Camp Ashraf in Iraq. Urging Trial Of MEK Leaders . 

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Signatures of the petition urging for the trial of the leaders of the MEK exceeded 10,000

A petition titled “Trial of MEK leaders” has been organized on the Nejat Society website. The number of signatories of this petition that “welcomes the trial of the Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MEK, MKO, Rajavi Cult) leaders, especially Massoud and Maryam Rajavi in international courts”, exceeded 10200 thousands by this morning.

It should be noted that a court was held in the Iranian judicial system in Branch 55 of the Tehran international Court of Law to hear the complaints of 42 former members of the MEK, who were subjected to solitary confinement, torture, and physical and mental sufferings in Camp Ashraf in Iraq. The court was held in March 2021 with the presence of representatives of domestic and foreign media and human rights and international organizations.

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In this court, former members of the MEK spoke about the crimes committed by the Rajavi Cult against them and their families for more than 30 years, and some of them had the effects of physical injuries inflicted on them as a result of torture shown to the court judge and those present.

Urging Trial Of MEK Leaders - Signatures exceed 10K

Urging Trial Of MEK Leaders – Signatures exceed 10K

In this petition, more than 330 views in support of the international trial of Rajavi cult leaders have been recorded. A few number of the comments are as follows:

Asad Pak, a former member of the Rajavi Cult, wrote:

“I am Asad Pak, a prisoner of war in the Iraqi camps for 9 years. In 1990 I joined them through poisonous propaganda of the MEK. I was in their organization for ten years with the most difficult conditions. In 1999, in an inhumane manner, I was taken to prison in Camp Ashraf on the pretext that I was an infiltrator and an agent of Iran, and I was tortured and harassed. After a few months, I was transferred to Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, where I was held for two years under harsh conditions. I left there and returned to Iran in 2001. I hope the leaders of the Rajavi Cult will be tried as soon as possible and our rights will be taken from them.”

Alireza Saliqedar, brother of Khosrow Saliqedar, imprisoned in the Rajavi Cult’s camp in Albania, wrote:

“My brother Khosrow is a member of the Rajavi Cult and is unaware of my mother, who is paralyzed. A mother who travels to Iraq many times to embrace her son, but to no avail. In the meantime, Rajavi should be held accountable before the justice. We the families do support this. That day is not too far away.”

Mohammadreza Mobin Urging Trial Of MEK Leaders

Mohammadreza Mobin

Mohammad Reza Mobin, a former member of the Rajavi Cult, wrote:

“Undoubtedly this is one of the most glorious cases of the fight against terrorism and cultism in Europe, and the highest point of hope and encouragement for the former members who, like us, have been telling the world for years. that the organization has cultic relations, and within its relations there is widespread repression and torture of its members, and the cult leaders must be tried in an international anti-cult court. But we had nowhere to go, and always at the height of repression, we only reached out to God, and we asked him for help.

Mother of Fereydoun Nadayi Urging Trial Of MEK Leaders

The mother of Fereydoun Nedayi

Written by Ms. Roghayeh Farazian, says it all:

“I am the mother of Fereydoun Nedayi. My son was captured in the war and he has been imprisoned in the Rajavi camp for many years and I do not know about him. Fereydoun’s father died suffering from my son’s separation. I waited every day for Fereydoun to come back. I went to Iraq many times, but they prevented me from meeting my dear son. I wrote letters many times and asked for conditions to be provided so that Fereydoun’s father could hear Fereydoun’s voice when he was sick, but Massoud and Maryam Rajavi did not pay any attention. I have asked for the release of Fereydoun and all the prisoners. I wish my voice would reach Fereydoun and he would know that we are waiting to hear his voice and the news of his separation and we are waiting for him with open arms. I will not give up trying to save my dear son, and I will not stop trying as long as I live in my body. I, a mother, can never forget a part of my body, and my only wish is happiness and saving for Fereydoun, and I breathe in the hope of his return.”

Siraya Abdollahi Urging Trial Of MEK Leaders

Siraya Abdollahi

Soraya Abdollahi, head of the Nejat Society’s Mothers’ Organization, wrote in a message:

“Mothers, the forgotten victims of the Rajavi Cult, along with the suffering families and former members of MEK, support with all their capacity the complaints of the former members in the International Court of Justice in The Hague. There is no doubt that victory in this path will continue until the release of all prisoners held in the Rajavi Cult’s camp in Albania. It is not far when our loved ones step into the free world.”

Leila Kiukan Urging Trial Of MEK Leaders

Leila Kiukan

Leila Kiukan, the youngest child of Rahim Kiukan, a captive in the Rajavi Cult in Albania, wrote:

“Greetings to all the loved ones who, like me and my family, have been suffering by this criminal cult, and I wish health and release for all prisoners in the Rajavi Cult, including my own father, Mr. Rahim Kiukan, and I hope this separation ends soon. Rajavi knows that we will fight to the end for our loved ones, father, mother, brother, and sisters, and we will bring him to his knees soon.”

Bahman Hashemi, brother of Farzin Hashemi, a prisoner in the Rajavi Cult, wrote:

“My brother Farzin has been a prisoner in the MEK terrorist organization for several years. My brother had a wife and two children abroad. The MEK terrorist organization, an enemy of the Iranian people, deceived my brother. It ruined his life. My mother died longing to see my brother. I will take revenge on my mother for Rajavi and his gang.”

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MEK Leaders Court Case . Petition By Complainants

MEK Leaders Court Case . Petition By ComplainantsChange.org, June 16 2021:… In a lawsuit filed inside Iran, 42 former members of the Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MEK, MKO, Rajavi Cult) have demanded compensation from the organization’s leaders for their lost rights. These people, who were enslaved and contained in the closed and remote Camp Ashraf in Iraq, isolated from the outside world, and subjected to the conditions of severe cultic abuse, found the opportunity to escape from the organization with the fall of Saddam Hussein’s dictatorship in Iraq and they returned to Iran. MEK Leaders Court Case . Petition By Complainants

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MEK Leaders Court Case . Petition By Complainants 

In Support of the Complaint of 42 Former Members against the Leaders of the MEK

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In a lawsuit filed inside Iran, 42 former members of the Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MEK, MKO, Rajavi Cult) have demanded compensation from the organization’s leaders for their lost rights.

MEK Leaders Court Case . Petition By Complainants

Click here to signThese people, who were enslaved and contained in the closed and remote Camp Ashraf in Iraq, isolated from the outside world, and subjected to the conditions of severe cultic abuse, found the opportunity to escape from the organization with the fall of Saddam Hussein’s dictatorship in Iraq and they returned to Iran.

Now, in the context of Iranian judicial law and international justice they are seeking compensation from the leaders of the MEK.

These former members of the Rajavi Cult raised their complaint in the Iranian judicial system in March 2019. Branch 55 of the Tehran International Legal and General Court officially registered their complaint, and on March 7 and 8, 2021, court hearings were held. The primary verdict of the Court was issued on March 16, 2021. The Iranian judiciary, in accordance with civil procedures, sent notices to the governments of France and Albania to notify the defendants, who are residents there, of the verdict.

Now, with the final verdict of the Iranian judiciary and the accompanying media coverage of the case at domestic and international levels, the number of plaintiffs has reached more than 200 – which is constantly increasing – who are seeking to file a complaint with international judicial bodies against the MEK leaders.

We, the signatories of this petition, call on the International Court of Justice in The Hague, as well as the governments of France and Albania, to work for the realization of the rights of the material, physical and spiritual victims of the MEK.

They are those who, through behaviors such as slavery, solitary confinement, torture and severe bodily harm, great suffering and irreparable psychological damage, sexual slavery, etc. are clear examples of Article 7 of the Statute of the International Criminal Court as victims of a crime against humanity.

Click here to signWe urge the International Criminal Court in The Hague to prosecute the MEK leaders who continue to practice cultic abuse and freely violate the most basic rights of their members on European soil, and to administer justice, while ordering compensation for some of the damage caused by years of modern slavery. And to further come to the rescue of the hundreds of other captives currently being held in the closed, remote and isolated camp of the Rajavi Cult in Albania.

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Civil Court Against Rajavi Cult In Tehran

Civil Court Against Rajavi Cult In TehranRUPTLY, March 17 2021:… Former members of the People’s Mujahedin of Iran (MEK) reacted outside a Tehran courthouse on Wednesday after the organisation “was condemned and obliged to pay for financial and moral damages” to them, according to the plaintiffs. The plaintiffs, themselves former members of the cult-like group, allege they were captured during the Iraq-Iran war and were forced to become members of the political-militant group which advocates and fights for the overthrow of the Islamic Republic of Iran under the leadership of Maryam and Massoud Rajavi. Civil Court Against Rajavi Cult In Tehran

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Civil Court Against Rajavi Cult In Tehran

Iran: Tehran court asks MEK ‘to pay for financial and moral damages’ to former members

Civil Court Against Rajavi Cult In TehranIran, Islamic Republic of, Tehran Politics March 17, 2021 at 16:08 GMT +00:00 ·  Published

Former members of the People’s Mujahedin of Iran (MEK) reacted outside a Tehran courthouse on Wednesday after the organisation “was condemned and obliged to pay for financial and moral damages” to them, according to the plaintiffs.

The plaintiffs, themselves former members of the cult-like group, allege they were captured during the Iraq-Iran war and were forced to become members of the political-militant group which advocates and fights for the overthrow of the Islamic Republic of Iran under the leadership of Maryam and Massoud Rajavi.

Forty-two individuals were involved in the proceedings and were claiming damages and compensation in connection with imprisonment and torture and alleged human rights violations.

The European Union, Canada, and the United States had previously categorised the MEK as a terrorist organisation. The designation has now been lifted. 

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