"This is our red line!" Bargh Zahedi underlined. "How can we leave our organized movement? The answer is clear: to be (in Camp Ashraf), or not to be!"
How Americans could trust on a terrorist organization, which officially threatens their backed government's interests in Iraq, opposes their solution, and hypocritically continues his anti-law behavior; and how they could remove this group from the FTO, while they are aware of its capacity to commit terrorist attacks, anywhere in the world?
the Advocate General, nevertheless, does not find France's position unreasonable. In strict accordance with the General Court's Rules of Procedure it was not possible for that Court to offer the Council any assurance that the confidential information would not, at some point, have to be communicated to PMOI. As a result Advocate General Sharpston suggests that changes be made to the Rules of Procedure and principles be outlined so as to allow the use of such confidential information where necessary to combat terrorism whilst simultaneously ensuring respect of the rights of defence and the right to effective judicial protection ...
The group started assassination of the citizens and officials after the revolution in a bid to take control of the newly established Islamic Republic. It killed several of Iran's new leaders in the early years after the revolution, including the then President, Mohammad Ali Rajayee, Prime Minister, Mohammad Javad Bahonar and the Judiciary Chief, Mohammad Hossein Beheshti who were killed in bomb attacks by MKO members in 1981. The group fled to Iraq in 1986, where it was protected by Saddam Hussein and where it helped the Iraqi dictator suppress Shiite and Kurd uprisings in the country. The terrorist group joined Saddam's army during ...
He was sentenced to pay penalty and publish an apology letter in three French newspapers. He was required by the court to mention in the letter of apology that his book:" Vevak at Ayatollahs service" was written under the orders of Mujahedin Khalq Organization. He also had to pay a 3000 - euro penalty. Following the publication of the distorted announcement regarding Bonnet's Court, plaintiffs of the court complained to french judiciary .Yves Bonnet's attorneys, to respond the court judge, denied the announcement published on MKO official websites and declared that they didn't compose or publish any announcement regarding Yves Bonnet's court
Keith Johnson, Jay Salamon and Scott Greenberg, disclosed in the WSJ article that American supporters of MKO were paid high fees to speak at the group's events to advocate for its cause. The article also suggested that the campagne for delisting MKO is the result of a fact that was revealed by anti-secrecy group Wikileaks which reported that the then-secretary of State Condoleezza Rice wrote in a 2009 internal cable:"The most powerful myth the MEK has been able to lodge in minds of most supporters is that they are the democratic alternative to the current regime in Tehran." She also referred to the MEK's "terrorism and Cult-like repression of its members."
In an interview with ISNA, Iran's ambassador to Iraq Hasan Dana'ifar said that "except for nearly one hundred individuals, against whole cases have been filed at the judiciary, other residents of the camp can return to our dear Iran or travel anywhere else they prefer." Dana'ifar also said: "Most of those who are at Asharf camp are veteran [members] and [MKO] has not recruited any new member in the past six years; the most recently joined members have been from Europe and Iran." Elsewhere in his remarks, Dana'ifar dismissed the idea that the Mojahidin are refugees in Iraq and said
The Iraqi National Coalition and other political groups in Iraq as well as Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maleki and President Jalal Talebani are seeking the expulsion of the MKO members. On April 13, the Iranian ambassador to Baghdad announced that Camp Ashraf residents can return to Iran under certain conditions. "These persons can travel to Iran or any other country if they are willing to do so and if no criminal case has been filed against them in Iran or Iraq. They will also be given passports," Danaiifar stated at the time
TEHRAN - Iran's representative to the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva has requested the council to launch an investigation into the "dubious links" between the U.S. and British intelligence services and anti-Iranian terrorist groups including the Mojahedin Khalq Organization (MKO), PJAK (the Party for a Free Life in Kurdistan), and Jundullah.
This is a big deal. Hamilton was co-chair of the 9/11 Commission and is publicly acknowledged by the White House as an informal senior adviser to President Obama, especially on Iran-related issues.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Habilian Association, an Iran-based human rights group, in a letter called on the US officials to drop support for the anti-Iran terrorist Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO) which has carried out numerous terrorist attacks against both Iranian and foreign nationals in the last four decades.