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Lower house insists on ban on deliveries to Iranian nuke plant
Prague Monitor Monday, 11 September 2017 The Czech Chamber of Deputies did not approve the government proposal to cancel a law banning supplies to the Iranian nuclear power plant Bushehr, passed in 2000, on Friday. The government argued that since sanctions on Iran in the nuclear sphere were lifted, the…
Full text of speech by Íngrid Betancourt at Grand Gathering – 2017
By Staff Writer Iran Probe Suturday,  As Europe is experiencing with its very skin and flesh the wrath of Islamic fundamentalism; as Europe is the victim of terrorist attacks in Paris, London and Germany, we are all called upon to think about our responsibilities before religious sectarianism that claims to…
'Humiliating': Iranian women excluded as Syrian women watch World Cup qualifier in stadium
By RT Thursday, 7 September 2017 Iranian activist Darya Safai has described the exclusion of the country’s women from watching a home World Cup Russia 2018 qualifying match versus Syria while visiting women fans were permitted as “humiliating.” Syria breathed life into their World Cup qualification quest with a last-gasp…
After Her Election as PMOI/MEK Secretary General, Zahra Merrikhi Pledges to Bring Freedom to Iran
Iran Probe Thursday, 7 September 2017 Maryam Rajavi: This election will break the spell of repression and heralds the overthrow of the mullahs’ religious fascism The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran, (PMOI/MEK) held its annual Congress simultaneously in Tirana and five other countries. On the PMOI’s 52nd founding anniversary, the…
Amnesty International: Iran must stop destruction of mass grave of those killed in 1988 prison massacre
By Staff Writer, Iran Probe Thursday, 7 September 2017 Amnesty International said on 4 September 2017 that the Iranian authorities must urgently stop the destruction of a mass grave in the southern city of Ahvaz. Amnesty International launched  a campaign to urge authorities to protect the site, where dozens of prisoners killed during a wave…
Iran Confirms Appeals Denied Three Jailed Americans, Lebanese
RFE/RL Sunday, 3 September 2017 Iran's judiciary has confirmed that an appeals court has upheld 10-year prison sentences for a U.S. citizen, an Iranian-American businessman and his 81-year-old father, and a Lebanese citizen who holds a U.S. Green Card. Tehran prosecutor Abbas Jafari Dolatabadi identified the four as Princeton University…
UN expert raises alarm over hunger striking prisoners in Iran
AFP Thursday, 31 August 2017 A UN rights expert voiced concern Thursday at the situation of prisoners who have been on hunger strike for weeks in Iran to protest their treatment. Asma Jahangir, the UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Iran, said she was "deeply alarmed by…
The Iran nuclear deal is a ticking time bomb -- this radical change will fix it
Washington Examiner, By Amir Basiri Wednesday, 30 August 2017 Last week, Iran's atomic chief Ali Akbar Salehi warned that the Islamic Republic can ramp up its uranium enrichment level to 20 percent in a matter of days, a short step away from weapons-grade material. Many will dismiss Salehi's comments as an attempt to…
UN expert concerned at condition of prisoners on hunger strike in Iran
OHCHR Thursday, 31 August 2017 GENEVA (31 August 2017) – The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Iran, Asma Jahangir, today expressed her deep concern about the situation of a number of prisoners who have been on prolonged hunger strike to protest against their transfer to…
Full text of speech by Tunne Kelam at Grand Gathering – 2017
By Staff Writer, Iran Probe Thursday, 31 August 2017 good evening dear brothers and sisters. It’s such a privilege to be among you I am alone but I represent the biggest democratic parliament in the world, the European Parliament. And I brought a message to you signed by 265 members…
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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…