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 Iyad Allawi Iraq's Vice President and former Iraq's PM
Reuters Friday, 16 June 2017 Iran's support to Shi'ite groups in Iraq is obstructing efforts to bridge the sectarian divide ahead of a parliamentary election next year, Iraqi Vice President Iyad Allawi said on Friday. Iraqi leaders hope to restore control over all Iraqi territory, defeating Islamic State, before an…
Why Iranian women are wearing white on Wednesdays
BBC  Wednesday, 14 June 2017 A new social media campaign against a law which forces women to wear a headscarf is gaining momentum in Iran. Using the hashtag #whitewednesdays, citizens have been posting pictures and videos of themselves wearing white headscarves or pieces of white clothing as symbols of protest.…
An Iranian sports federation is calling for a ban on Zumba dance classes across the country
BBC News Monday, 12 June 2017 A call made by a local sports federation to ban Zumba dance classes across Iran has angered many online. The Iran Sport for All Federation penned a letter to Iran's Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports to ban activities, including Zumba, for contravening "Islamic…
UN commission of inquiry needed to end impunity over 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran
By Iran Probe Staff Writer Monday, 12 June 2017 The 35th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council started its work on 6th of June and it will continue its deliberations till 23rd of this month. One of the important issues of this session is the violation of human…
Time tips to Iran's American network
Power Line Blog, Scott Johnson Saturday, 10 June 2017 On Thursday the Department of Justice announced the arrests of “New York man” Ali Kourani and “Michigan man” Samar El Debek as Hezbollah agents. They have been charged with providing material support to Hezbollah. They were on the prowl looking to…
UN rights chief criticizes Iran
By Iran Probe Staff Friday, 9 June 2017 UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Ra’ad Zeid al-Hussein in his opening speech of the Human Rights Council protested Iran for not permitting the UN Special Rapporteur for the Human Rights Situation into the country. The 35th UN Human Rights Council began…
Iran cannot portray itself as victim of terrorism
Deutsche Welle Thursday, 8 June 2017 Political analyst Paulo Casaca tells DW the attacks on Iran's parliament and Khomeini's mausoleum are a result of Iran's own policy of supporting militant groups - both Shiite and Sunni - in the region. DW: The attacks on Iran's parliament and Ayatollah Khomeini's mausoleum…
NCRI & PMOI Statements on twin attacks in Iran
NCRI Wednesday, 7 June 2017 Shedding blood of innocent people under any pretext must be condemned; ISIS practices clearly benefit clerical regime Following the initiative launching a broad international coalition of Arab and Islamic countries and the United States against the clerical regime’s warmongering and terrorism, ISIS carried out unexpected…
Iraqi MP: Hashad al-Shabi  (supported by Iran) are Mosul’s main threat
By Iran Probe Staff Wednesday, 7 June  2017 Viyan Dakheel, the Iraqi Yazidi community representative in the Parliament, described the Iran-backed Hashad al-Shabi  militias as the main threat for the northern province and city of Mosul. These remarks were made in an interview with the Turkish Anatoly news agency. “The…
Graveyard of 1988 massacre victims in Ahvaz
By Iran Probe Staff Wednesday, 7 June 2017 The Iranian regime is beginning to destroy the graves of 1988 massacre victims in a number of cities across the country in order to destroy more evidence of this carnage. After the 1988 massacre was raised during the presidential election when even…
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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…