“Organization never allowed us to decide freely. They said we were not revolutionary enough,” says Haji.
Ms. Parvin Haji, a former MKO member, about the motives for leaving the organization says:
“The organization never allowed us to decide freely. We had become tools in their hands. They ignored our criticisms- such as alienating women from their husbands- and said that ‘you have not become revolutionary’”.
“One another motive was that the organization had agreed with Iraqi regime to fight against Iranians and massacre them…,” Haji said.
About the situation of women, she said: “I’m sure there are many women inside the organization who are against MKO but don’t know what to do. If a reasonable path is made to talk with them, I’m sure the number of exiting women will be more than that of men.”
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