At the dawn of a day in early 1991, MKO members armed to the teeth, led by Fatima Tahoori (Zarrin), surrounded the Iraqi border city of Jelula. The town was still asleep when the commander (who was known in the organization as Barabbas for her brutality) broke the early morning silence with her orders. Rajavi forces, backed by Iraqi artillery which targeted Kurdish area, attacked the villages and towns. In this criminal act, some NCRI members were involved:
1. Manoochehr Hezarkhani
2. Karim Ghasim
3. Fariba Hashtroodi
4. Hussein Naghdi
5. Mehdi Same’
6. Rohani, in charge of Nationalities Commission
They wore military uniforms and fired the first bullets towards Jelula to boos the morale of members and say that this is what Sister Maryam expects from us.
A few hours later these very people talked to selected foreign reporters about defending against the aggression of the Iranian regime! Meanwhile, Maryam Rajavi, accompanied by Afsaneh Shahrokhi and Mahboobeh Jamshidi flew over the runaway Iraqis with a helicopter and ordered the massacre of ordinary people. I can exactly remember that in suburbs of Jelula, a number of people were taking their properties out to the deserts and mountains with tractors when Jalil Dezfouli (then, deputy chief commander and currently member of current Council) ordered MKO members to set on fire their properties, confiscate their vehicles and insult them.
To give legitimacy to the hysteric massacre of people, one of the commanders (Zhila Tolu’, currently member of Leadership Council and NCRI) intentionally deployed 3 of her guards to the ambush of rebel Kurds to be killed by them. Rajavi issued an announcement for the forces: “Your brothers have been attacked sexually and their bodies have been burnt”. This created a wave of hatred toward Kurds in the members so that they demolished villages and buried some people alive.
Then these very democrat members of the Council took part in the operation of cleaning up the region. According to a number of forces (under the command of Farhad Olfat), Mr. Rohani (in charge of Nationalities Commission) saw a wounded man and he immediately shot the “coup de grace”…