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Christian converts leave Iran for Turkey, claiming persecution
Rudaw Monday, 14 August 2017 VAN, Turkey – Some 500 Christian converts from Iran have sought asylum in Turkey following what they say is persecution by the authorities. A man and his family who converted to Christianity from Islam say they used to practice their faith in secret. Of those Rudaw…
New sanctions on Iran, now it's time for a new US policy too
Fox News, By Alireza Jafarzadeh\ Sunday, 13 August 2017 On the second anniversary of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or the Iran nuclear deal, some argue that the agreement succeeded in slowing Iran’s progress toward a nuclear weapon. However, the restrictions on the Iranian nuclear program are only…
Senior US Senators meet Iran opposition leader in Albania
Huffington Post, By Majid Rafizadeh Saturday, 12 August 2017 While August seems usually a passive time of the year in politics, it has been quite the opposite for Iran and the wide variety of developments around this controversial international dossier. A senior delegation of United States Senators travelled to Tirana,…
UN rights expert outraged at Iran execution of a young man sentenced as a child
OHCHR Friday, 11 August 2017 GENEVA (11 August 2017) – The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran, Asma Jahangir, has expressed outrage at the execution of a young man who received the death penalty as a child. Alireza Tajiki was arrested at the age…
U.S. President Donald Trump
Radio Free Europe Friday, 11 August 2017 U.S. President Donald Trump once again asserted on August 10 that Iran is not "living up to the spirit" of its 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers, and added that it was a "horrible agreement." "I don't think they're living up to the…
Alireza Tajiki
Amnesty International Thursday, 10 August 2017 Following today’s execution of Alireza Tajiki, a young Iranian man who was arrested, convicted and sentenced to death as a child, Amnesty International’s Deputy Director for the Middle East and North Africa Magdalena Mughrabi said: “By going ahead with this execution in defiance of…
Robert Torricelli
By Staff Writer, Iran Probe Thursday, 10 August 2017 Thank you very much.  Before me is the largest gathering of Iranians in the world who woke up this morning breathing free, speaking free, worshiping free, and living free. It is my honor to be with you. It is my pleasure…
General George William Casey
By Staff Writer, Iran Probe Thursday, 10 August 2017 I can't tell you what a privilege it is to be back again this year to share with you what I believe is my unique perspective talking about how Iran destabilized Iraq during my time there. But before I begin. I…
Ed Rendell
By Staff Writer, Iran Probe Thursday, 10 August 2017 Thank you very much. Hello every one, you know the three thousand two hundred people who were in Ashraf before the attack in 2009 had many friends and you heard from many friends from America and other countries but in America…
Kurdish party reports resumed clashes with Iranian forces
Rudaw Wednesday, 9 August 2017 The Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan, considered to be the main armed Kurdish group opposed to the Islamic Republic of Iran, resumed its armed struggle against Tehran in 2017, following a decades-long ceasefire. Photo: Rudaw TV   ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - Armed clashes resumed on…
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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…