Inside this Issue:
– What Does the FBI Say About the Mujahedin-e-Khalq?
The Mujahedin-e-Khalq (MEK) claims to be Iran’s largest opposi tion group, even as studies and polls show it has minuscule support. The group embraces a virulently anti -American ideology, operates as a cult, and has notoriously opaque finances. The tax forms of MEK shell organizations show that the supposedly grassroots groups paying honorarium to officials and donations to politicians do not have the resources on their own to do so.
– The NYT on MEK-Albania relations covered by Albanian media
“A NATO Minnow Reels from Cyberattacks Linked to Iran” is the title of an article authored by Andrew Higgins of the New York Times. It was widely covered by the Albanian news media. The Albanian daily newspaper News Bomb covered the article on February 27th, 2023 with this title emphasizing on the ..
– Edi Rama heading fast towards dependence on Israel
Albanian media have been reporting on the government of Edi Ra ma, who is struggling in internal crises, heading fast towards dependence on Israel. Some observers believe that the hacks that took place in Albania’s cyber systems were carried out by Israel itself in order to blame them on Iran and in this way make Albania more dependent on itself with promises of cyber aid.
– Terrorist Threats” Inspirations of the Rajavi Cult
According to the received information, the Mojahedin-e Khalq (MEK) has advised the Albanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a letter not to issue visas to young Iranian weightlifters who are preparing for the world championships in Durres.
– Red Wednesday and Summer Day celebrated by ex-members of the MEK
Former members of the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK) in Albania who are currently members of the Association for the Support of Iranians Living in Albania (ASILA) celebrated two similar occasions each renowned in Iran and Albania.
– ASILA members to visit Albanian women’s rights activist
Members of the Association for the Support of Iranians Living in Albania (ASILA) visited the Albanian human rights activist, Elsa Ballauri. Elsa Ballauri, the Albanian journalist, activist of human rights, and collector received Iranian and Albanian members of ASILA in her personal museum.
– ASILA to reveal the true counter-women nature of the Rajavi cult
In recent days, we got to know the names of two famous ladies during the activities of the Association for the Support of Iranians Living in Albania (ASILA) in Tirana. Two Albanian women, each of whom has a long track record in political and human rights activities and are still active in these field.
– International women’s day conference, the turning point of ASILA’s activities
Erisa Idrizi (Rahimi), one of the Albanian members of the Association for the Support of Iranians Living in Albania (ASILA), who has mastered the Persian language during this time, organized a conference on the occasion of International Women’s Day in Tirana, the capital of…
– Why Can’t MEK Supporters get Security Clearances?
Iranian-Americans serve honorably across the US government. While I worked at the Pentagon two decades ago, I inter acted with Iranian-Americans holding top security clearances who worked for the Defense Department, State Department, White House, and National Security Agency. While teaching for the US Navy, I met Iranian-American pilots and senior surface war fare officers.
– Double Standards of the Albanian Prime Minister
According to the recently published article by Andrew Higgins of the New York Times, titled “A NATO Minnow Reels from Cyberattacks Linked to Iran”, published on February 25th, 2023, Edi Rama the prime Minister of Albania has assured the Albanian nation and the international community that no political activities are done in the headquarters of the Mujahedin Khalq (MEK/ PMOI).