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I left, because of the MEK involvement in child labour, execution and torture Fariba Hashtrudi

I left, because of the MEK involvement in child labour, execution and torture

Hashtroodi, a journalist and author, had formerly been with the MEK /MKO/ PMOI as a member of the NCRI...her interview she said “why is Rajavi claiming that anybody going back to their homeland Iran is a mercenary, while he himself has been mercenary for many different parties – Saddam, MOSSAD, CIA, Saudi Arabia, etc,

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Iran Interlink Weekly Digest – 140 Iran Interlink Weekly Digest

Iran Interlink Weekly Digest – 140

Last week and this week two interviews with Fariba Hashtroodi by Ali Limonadi were broadcast by Iran Farda TV. Hashtroodi, a journalist and author, had formerly been with the MEK as a member of the NCRI. In reaction to the interviews, the MEK/MKO/PMOI went on overdrive everywhere to swear in the most horrible ways imaginable to attack her. They also forced every member of the NCRI to swear at her. Apparently this is all because in her …

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Iran Interlink Weekly Digest – 139 Iran Interlink Weekly Digest

Iran Interlink Weekly Digest – 139

In Tirana, Ehsan Bidi and Siavosh Rastar – who have no accommodation or money because this is supposed to be provided by the MEK/MKO/PMOI which they left – continue to picket outside the UNHRC office. They have now started a hunger strike. This week police harassed them removing their placards and confiscating all their papers. Although they have no place to go, the police say they cannot protest in public and must move on. There are …

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Atefeh Eghbal, an MEK internal critic, wrote about her humanitarian concerns on her weblog. The MEK response was to have her brother Mohammad Eghbal write all over the MEK/MKO/PMOI sites swearing at his sister, calling her a prostitute and worse – using words not usually found in normal writing. Some commentators noted their disgust at the MEK‘s reaction. One is Hojjat Esmaili – formerly a long serving intelligence officer in the MEK – who wrote …

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Go back to the MEK, or go to the Iranian embassy Albania

Go back to the MEK, or go to the Iranian embassy

Bidi says that already a few members have been forced to humiliate themselves and beg the MEK/MKO/PMOI to be allowed again to become terrorists for money. They all have refugee status. When Bidi questioned Nicola and other authorities they said ‘there are two ways; either go back to the MEK, or go to the Iranian embassy and ask to be taken back to Iran...

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Iran Interlink Weekly Digest – 136

Ali Gharib in Lobelog tears a strip off The Israel Project for trying to bolster its anti-Iran message by using the MEK. The tightly written article concludes: “This much is certain: as long as Block and his Israel Project are willing to leverage and boost Maryam Rajavi and the Mojahedin-e Khalq – a group that, again, Block thinks is a ‘terrorist organization’ – they ought not to be taken very seriously on either Iranian politics or American Iran policy.”

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As Kurds remember Saddam’s crimes – Rajavi clearly not welcome in the UK Mujahedin Khalq 's Terrorism

As Kurds remember Saddam’s crimes – Rajavi clearly not welcome in the UK

Those familiar with these issues will be aware of the role of the Mojahedin Khalq in supporting and facilitating Saddam Hussein’s genocidal attacks on Iraq’s Kurdish population. The MEK’s Morvarid [Pearl] Operation in March 1991 targeted and killed thousands of Kurdish civilians in an attempt to crush their uprising following Gulf War I.

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Deutsche Welle published three interviews in Albanian concerning the Mojahedin Khalq presence in that country. Titled ‘It would be wrong to ignore the Mojahedin in Albania’ Anne Khodabandeh’s interview stresses her concern that unless the MEK/MKO/PMOI is disbanded and the members treated as individual refugees, these radicalised terrorists could re-create the cultic training camps which exist in other countries which host the MEK …

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Iran Interlink Weekly Digest – 134

Narges Beheshti, from the MEK families, wrote an open letter to Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider Al Abadi which was published in Arabic and Farsi in a wide range of publications. Narges explains that her brother Morteza was injured in clashes in Camp Ashraf and then deliberately left to die because he was a dissenting member. Morteza’s son has never seen his father and was brought up by family in Iran. The MEK prevented both sister …

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