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Ignoring Iran's crimes against humanity bolsters ayatollahs
The Hill, By Sonna Samsami Monday, 2 October 2017 For 40 days, 22 political prisoners staged a hunger strike in Gohardasht Prison in Karaj, 30 miles west of the Iranian capital of Tehran. Most are serving sentences for dubious political charges. In dire circumstances, they were only demanding their return back to bad conditions. Their health deteriorated; international intervention was…
Tom Cotton: Trump Should Not Recertify Iran Nuclear Deal Even if Tehran is in Compliance
Washington Free Beacon, By Natalie Johnson Tuesday, 3 October 2017 Sen. Tom Cotton (R., Ark.) on Tuesday said President Donald Trump should deny certification of the Iran nuclear accord when it comes up for renewal later this month, regardless of whether or not Tehran is in technical compliance, given its failure…
Iran Guards ‘recruiting Afghan children as young as 14’ to fight in Syria
Staff writer, Al Arabiya English Monday, 2 October 2017 Human Rights Watch has accused Iran of recruiting Afghan immigrant children as young as 14 to fight in Syria. In a report, the rights group said that the children fought in the Fatemiyoun division of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC). The…
ANALYSIS: Is Iran’s intransigence whiplashing onto its population?
Al Arabiya English, By Heshmat Alavi Monday, 2 October 2017 Iran’s aggressions across the Middle East and its support for terrorist and fundamentalist organizations have raised strong remarks from senior regional officials and their American counterparts. And the impact is whiplashing back into Iran’s population. Iran is ramping up its illicit…
Who Murdered Alberto Nisman, the Prosecutor Investigating a President?
Daily Beast, By Christopher Dickey & Noga Tarnopolsky  Sunday, 1 October 2017 A new report shows there’s now no doubt Alberto Nisman was murdered in January 2015. Why did the Kirchner government claim it was a suicide? Was Tehran behind the killing? What we now know is that the murder…
U.S. judge orders Iran to pay $63 million to ex-Marine tortured, imprisoned four years
Washington Post, By Spencer S. Hsu Friday, 29 September 2017 A U.S. judge Friday ordered the government of Iran to pay $63 million in damages to Amir Hekmati, a former U.S. Marine who alleged Iranian captors tortured and held him prisoner for 4-1/2 years from 2011 to 2016. Hekmati, 33, an…
Pentagon Chief James Mattis: Iran, Russia Still Arming Afghan Taliban
Breitbart, By Edwin Mora Friday, 29 September 2017 Russia and U.S.-designated state sponsor of terrorism Iran continue to provide weapons and other military aid to Taliban jihadists in Afghanistan, reiterates United States Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, repeating accusations made by the United States armed forces. During his first visit to Afghanistan since U.S.…
Nikki Haley: 'Without Inspections, the Iran Deal Is an Empty Promise'
Tawn Hall, By Lauretta Brown Thursday, 28 September 2017 U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley released a statement Thursday slamming countries that “are attempting to shield Iran from even more inspections,” saying that “without inspections, the Iran deal is an empty promise.” “If the Iran nuclear deal is to have…
Alejo Vidal Quadras
The Hill, By Alejo Vidal Quadras Thursday, 28 September 2017 Recently, President Donald Trump stated that he had come to a decision about whether or not to certify to Congress that Iran was complying with the 2015 nuclear agreement, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Under the U.S. law, the president…
Trump’s plan to stop Iran in Syria is MIA
Washington Times, By Josh Rogin Wednesday, 28 September 2017 Again and again, top Trump administration officials claim that a key pillar of U.S. Syria policy is to prevent Iran from expanding its power there as the Islamic State falls, a grave concern of Syrians and allies such as Jordan and Israel. But no…
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External Links

Two Misguided Reports

  • HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH Report
    HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH Report
    On 18 May 2005, the US based Human Rights Watch (“HRW”) issued a 28-page report (“the HRW Report”) concerning the People's Mojahedin Organisation of Iran (“PMOI / MEK”).  Entitled ‘No Exit: Human Rights Abuses Inside the MKO Camps’, the HRW Report was essentially based on 12 hours of telephone interviews with 12…
  • Courting Disaster, A response to Rand report on People’s Mujahedin Organization of Iran
    Courting Disaster, A response to Rand report on People’s Mujahedin Organization of Iran
    The RAND National Defense Research Institute published in July 2009 the report The Mujahedin-e Khalq: A Policy Conundrum for the Multi-National Force-Iraq, Task Force 134 (Detainee Operations). The report focuses on the circumstances surrounding the detention of the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MeK) at Camp Ashraf and “whether MeK members were taken into custody…