Report on the fifth session of the court for trial of the MEK leaders

MEK trial

The fifth session of the court hearing the accusations of 104 members of the Mujahedin-e Khalq organization (MKO/ MEK) and the group as a legal entity, was held on Tuesday, January 9, at the eleventh branch of the Criminal Court of Tehran. The court was presided by Judge Dehghani.

Family members of some victims of the MEK terrorist acts were present in the court. A young woman whose father has been assassinated by the MEK addressed the court. She was only 3 years old when her father was killed. “My father was assassinated by the MEK because he had installed pictures of Ayatollah Khomeini on the wall of his shop,” she said. “After his martyrdom, they kept on threatening us. They knocked our door at midnight and threw their threatening letters in the house.”

“No one can understand the stress of a little girl on her way to school,” said the daughter of the victim. “Every time I took a few steps, I turned back in fear and looked behind me. Even after my father’s martyrdom, they threatened us every day by calling our house, saying that they will set fire to the house and even set fire to the shop again or they will kidnap us on the way to school.”
Then the judge asked the persecutor’s representative to take the stand. Vaziri, the persecutor’s representative read the indictments of the 34th to 42th defendants of the court.

Ozra Alavi Taleghani, the 34th defendant

She joined the MEK in 1975. In April 1981, she was transferred to the body of the organization and then became a candidate for the Iranian parliament on behalf of the MEK.
Ozra Alavi was one of the high-ranking officials of the MEK, who after the military-terrorist operation of Forough Javidan, became the deputy of the operations of the military branch and was responsible for operations inside Iran. She is dead now.

Jamileh Abrishamchi, the 35th defendant

She is the sister of Mehdi Abrishamchi, and because of her brother’s activities, before being a sympathizer, she became a member of the MEK. Subsequently, after the victory of the Iranian Revolution, she continued her cooperation with the MEK and fled Iran in 1982 with their children (Maryam and Ali Akbarzadegan) in order to join the organization. After settling in Paris, while being a member of the terrorist council known as the National Resistance, he cooperates with the foreign part of this terrorist group. She is currently based in Paris and also travels to Albania.

Mahmoud Qajar Azdanlou, the 36th defendant

He is the brother of Maryam Rajavi and the wife of Shahrazad Sadr Haj Seyed Javadi, the administrator of Maryam Rajavi’s office. Mahmoud Qajar Azdanlu joined the MEK in 1973 and with the victory of the Iranian Revolution, he continued his cooperation with the group and finally fled the country in 1981.
He is currently a member of the MEK and a member of the so-called National Council of Resistance (NCR).
It should be mentioned that Mahmoud Qajar Azdanlou, in close cooperation with Mozhgan Parsai, is another main and key factor in mobilizing the assassination team of Lieutenant General Ali Sayad Shirazi.

Badri Pourtabbakh, the 37th defendant

After the Iranian revolution, under the influence of her brother, she was fascinated by the MEK. the She joined the group in 1979. In 1982, after a forced organizational marriage with a member of the group, Mehdi Ghorbanpour Moghadam, she fled the country and settled in Iraqi Kurdistan.
Badri Pourtabbakh was one of the members of the MEK’s Elite Council and a member of the so-called NCR, who spends most of her time in Europe and America. She was in charge of the group’s headquarters in the Netherlands for a long time, and since 1999 she has been also in the interior headquarters of the group in Iraq and Albania.

Mohammad Javad Qadiri Modarresi, the 38th defendant

He was the spouse of Zohra Atrianfar and an MEK member who could penetrate the Iranian revolutionary guard. He had joined the MEK before the Iranian revolution. In 1981, he began to work in the intelligence unit of the group, and after that, in June of the same year, he was transferred to the security preparation department.
He is currently in Albania and is active in the so-called educational, political and Arabic sectors of the MEK.

Farhad Olfat, the 39th defendant,

His nickname is Manouchehr. He is one of the high-ranking officials and old members of the MEK.
In 1989, he was the deputy head of the military branch in axis one of the MEK, after which he became the head of the axis and then the head of the headquarters.
Between the years 1994 and 1995, he entered the central unit and was later transferred to the staff units and for some time to the so-called legal system of MEK.
In 1998, he was in charge of the MEK’s prisons in Camp Ashraf, Iraq and the instructor of organizational training and group ideology. He is now in Albania serving in the Arabic section of the so-called political wing of the group.

Roya Ahmadi Musavi, the 40th defendant

After she was accepted in the university in 1985, under the cover of education, she legally left Iran for Germany, where he had an organizational marriage with one of MEK members named Musa Faiz Marzouqi (nicknamed Jalal).
Later, in 1989, she went to Iraq to participate in Forugh Javidan and after the defeat of the MEK in the operation, she escaped and reached Kermanshah. From there, while contacting one of her family members in Tehran, she asked for help and finally, with the help of some of her relatives, she secretly came to Tehran.
She spent 20 days in Tehran, hiding in a house, and finally fled the country illegally and rejoined the group. The news of his action spread among the members of the group, to the extent that Masoud Rajavi said, “the only person who was able to go to Tehran and return after the Forough operation was our Mujahid’s sister Roya” which is the reason for her fame among the members.
Roya Ahmadi has had responsibilities in Camp Ashraf and Cologne, Germany, in different periods. For example, in 1998, she was the financial and social manager of the MEK in Iraq. She is now a member of the leadership council and one of the officials of the MEK’s office in Germany.

Behzad Naziri, the 41st defendant

In 1981, he was employed in the guise of a translator for the AFP office in Tehran but, he was actually working and cooperating with the MEK. He was arrested in 1982, and was sentenced to 8 years of imprisonment, but then in 1985, during his leave from prison, he escaped and went abroad illegally.
His wife (named Maryam Khorramshahi, also a member of the MEK) was killed Forough Javidan.
He was in charge of the center of 13 military branches of the MEK in Iraq, and he had an active participation in the planning of the mortar attacks called road opening which led to the killing and injury of a large number of civilians, as well as large financial losses to private and public property.
He has been a member of the group’s so-called Foreign Relations Commission charged with organizing demonstrations in western countries, attacking the official embassies of the Islamic Republic of Iran, and recruiting troops.

Fereshteh Yaganeh, the 42nd defendant

At the beginning of the Islamic Revolution, she was recruited by the MEK and became one of the officials of the group’s Ahvaz branch. Subsequently, after getting married to a person named Alireza Panahivar, she participated in the armed actions of the MEK. She left Iran when the group entered the military phase. Currently, she is in charge of the group’s political struggle and aid.

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