Open letter to the Swedish parliament
Dear Mr Per Westerberg, President of the Swedish Parliament
Members of the Swedish Parliament
Ladies and gentlemen, we are a few long serving ex-members of the Mojahedin Khalq Organisation (aka; MKO, MEK, NCRI) who have been in Mojahedin Khalq prisons because of our disagreements with the ideology and the policies of the organisation. We have all been humiliated and undergone physical and psychological tortures while inside and even after being let out of the MEK prisons. We only managed to free ourselves from the claws of the Mojahedin Khalq after the fall of the infamous dictator regime of Saddam Hussein in Iraq.
Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,
In 1991 we witnessed the biggest co-operation between the leaders of the Mojahedin Khalq, Massoud and Maryam Rajavi, with the brutal regime of Saddam Hussein.
In a time that the Kurdish people had the chance of taking advantage of the weakness of the suppressive apparatus of Saddam. In that year when the military machine of Saddam Hussein had been severely weakened by the American forces in the first Persian Gulf war. The Kurdish forces had the best opportunity to move towards Baghdad and topple the regime of Saddam.
In March 1991 Massoud and Maryam Rajavi gave the order to massacre the Kurds with the heavy weapons given to them by Saddam and therefore stopped the Kurds from reaching Baghdad. This massacre of the Kurds is the most disgusting and shameful part of the history of this terrorist organisation during its entire existence.
The Swedish Parliament has accepted in the last few weeks to officially recognise the reality of the suffering of the Kurdish people of Iraq carried out by the Mojahedin Khalq Organisation in 1991. We believe that this just and humanitarian gesture should not be left unnoticed. We believe that other European countries should now pass similar resolutions and show their solidarity and respect for the people of Kurdistan.
Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,
We are a few long serving ex-members of Mojahedin Khalq Organisation who have managed to survive after the fall of Saddam Hussein and now live in European countries. We are living witnesses of the crimes the Mojahedin Khalq have committed in 1991. We urge you to allow us to present ourselves to your parliament and let you know what we have seen with our own eyes. In doing so we are sure that many other aspects of this horrifying crime would be revealed.
Faryade Azadi Association
Community of Independent Bloggers
The office of the Swedish P.M.
The Swedish Embassy in France
The Iraqi Embassy in France
Cbloggers and Faryade Azadi Association, January 29 2013