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Iran Interlink Weekly Digest – 148 Iran Interlink Weekly Digest

Iran Interlink Weekly Digest – 148

After a long disappearance, Manouchehr Hezarkhani from the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) has returned to write for Rajavi again. This time interestingly he has been barking at Mehdi Bazargan – Ayatollah Khomeini’s first Prime Minister – labelling him a traitor and claiming that Rajavi is the only person for the people of Iran. In response, Iran Fanous Association published an article clarifying several points. One is ‘how and why

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Iran Interlink Weekly Digest – 147 Iran Interlink Weekly Digest

Iran Interlink Weekly Digest – 147

Omid, a recent survivor of the MEK, sent an article to Iran Interlink on the occasion of 17 June and the self-immolations over Maryam Rajavi’s 2003 arrest in which two women died. Omid explains that Neda Hassani had been recently recruited from Canada so nothing much could be said about her. But Sedighe Mojaveri’s background was unknown and the MEK therefore claimed her as an ideological MEK member, deeply devoted to Maryam Rajavi. ..

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Iran Interlink Weekly Digest – 146 Iran Interlink Weekly Digest

Iran Interlink Weekly Digest – 146

Over ninety percent of the MEK’s websites and outlets have been promoting Daesh’s cause. Now that Daesh is being pushed back by Syrian and Iraqi armed forces, the MEK/MKO/PMOI and Saudi media have come out strongly against the Syrian and Iraqi and Russian governments with unsubstantiated allegations of murders and mistreatment of civilians. One such item is interesting because it accuses the Iraqi army of destroying a Sunni …

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Iran Interlink Weekly Digest – 145 Iran Interlink Weekly Digest

Iran Interlink Weekly Digest – 145

They point out that the speakers are typically retired US generals who take their fee to repeat the same message each year. Nader Naderi says in his blog, ‘we demand that, as Rajavi uses Paris as a refuge to glorify the launch of the MEK’s/MKO/PMOI armed struggle, this year she should allow Iranians to attend alongside the Polish and Africans. And also that, after two decades, she should allow Iranians to ask a couple of questions at the rally’. Others criticise Maryam Rajavi …

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Iran Interlink Weekly Digest – 144 Iran Interlink Weekly Digest

Iran Interlink Weekly Digest –  144

The families at Camp Liberty say they are concerned because they know there are around two thousand people living in the camp, but they are all hidden and it is not clear whether they are hiding themselves, or are forced to keep away. They have written to Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi asking him to help them get visits with their loved ones. Around 80 former MEK members have also contacted the Iraqi PM to make the …

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Iran Interlink Weekly Digest – 143 Iran Interlink Weekly Digest

Iran Interlink Weekly Digest – 143

This week KSA’s Al Arabiya published an interview with an officer of the Free Syrian Army in which he goes out of his way to stress that his group were given information about the location of Khan Tuman (a location the FSA subsequently attacked, killing fifteen Iranians) by the Mojahedin Khalq./MKO/MEK/PMOI. At the same time Kuwait’s AlDastour newspaper published an advertorial written by infamous Saddamist Davoud Al Basari – who recently claimed that the US army …

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Iran Interlink Weekly Digest – 142 Iran Interlink Weekly Digest

Iran Interlink Weekly Digest –  142

Behzad Alishahi has written a detailed article about the ways the MEK misuse the vulnerability of refugees. He describes how the MEK/MKO/PMOI exploits refugee poverty by paying them to attend rallies and meetings. But then, if they don’t accept all the MEK’s demands of them, the cult employs lawyers to prosecute and persecute them. The MEK/MKO/PMOI regularly tries to pit the refugees against each other by spreading lies and rumours so that they will fight ...

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Iran Interlink Weekly Digest – 141 Iran Interlink Weekly Digest

Iran Interlink Weekly Digest – 141

ranian media covered the 34th International Film Festival in Tehran. There were two films which were based on the MEK. Ebrahim Khodabandeh who served for 23 years as the head of the MEK’s International Relations department and who left them in 2003, gave a speech about the films and talked about the internal situation of the MEK as a terrorist cult. The film ‘Cyanide’, an action movie directed by Behrouz Shoaibi, is set in the time before …

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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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