I raised some questions about the ideology and actions of the organization and asked to leave the camp but they sent me to solitary cell and behaved me violently.
I’m Yabr Ghanavati, from the city of Bandar Mahshahr.
In 1999, I was connected to the organization of Mojahedin-e Khalq by one of its intermediaries. Then I went to Iraq by 3 smugglers and I was in Baghdad for a while.
Then they took me to Camp Ashraf and after the stages called “counterintelligence, quarantine, entrance” I entered reception. After a while, there were problems between me and the organization. Once Laya Khiabani called me and asked me to go and bring my two sisters to the organizations (since I was the eldest in my family) but I refused and since then on, they lost their trust to me).
In Reception section I raised some questions about the ideology and actions of the organization and asked to leave the camp but they sent me to solitary cell and behaved me violently.
After some meetings headed by Hamideh Shahrokhi, I didn’t accept to stay. She told me that they would send me to the country as the supporter of MKO to work for them but I didn’t accept.
Then they threatened me of sending me to Abu Ghraib prison and Iraq’s security service. I was afraid and I asked to stay in MKO. They sent me to Habib base in Basra. There they tortured me until war began and Americans surrounded Camp Ashraf. On March 26 I escaped from MKO and sought shelter in US camp… it’s now a year since then.
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