Demonstrator carried placards bearing slogans like: "Rajavi is terrorist", "mojahedin and Saddam=terrorism and massacre" ...
Thousands of Iraqi people in Iraq demonstrated in the city of Baghdad on Wednesday to ask for the expulsion of MKO members from Iraq and to defend the rights of political prisoners.
According to IRNA from Baghdad there were men and women, leaders of political parties and the heads of Iraqi tribes in this demonstrationi.
Some of the demonstrators had come from Al-Ramadi, Mosul, Kirkuk, Khalis, Baqubah, Al-Amareh, and Basra. They carried placards bearing slogans like: "Rajavi is terrorist", "Saddam and Mojahedin=massacre and Terrorism" and "care for the rights of political prisoners and those executed by Saddam."
This demonstration was held by the joint invitation by "the organization of fighting against terrorism and sabotage" and "the group of contact with Iraq's political prisoners."
Spokesman of the latter group said to IRNA that the purpose of this demo is to ask for the rights of Iraqi prisoners and their families and also to ask for the expulsion of MKO.
Official of "national organization for fighting against terrorism and sabotage" also said that "families of victims of terrorism want immediate expulsion of known terrorist groups like Mojahedin."
Toufiq Al-Yaseri added: Mojahedin is a terrorist organization according to the Iraqi Governing council and our request is that Iraqi interim government should execute the decision of former IGC and expel terrorist from this country.
At the end of this peaceful demo, a statement was read in which the expulsion of MKO and considering the rights of political prisoners were emphasized.
Spokesman for the Iranian Parliament’s National Security Council said that Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO) that has received asylum from France is today supported by the upholders of human rights though...
Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli called for tougher measures against the Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO, also known as the MEK, PMOI and NCRI) terrorist group by the European Union...