European Parliamentarians on “Nejat Society”
In 2005 a European Parliament investigative delegation visited Camp Ashraf in Iraq. This delegation consisted of Paolo Casaca and Andre Brie. After their return from Camp Ashraf they published a report of what they witnessed. One part of this report reads:
The role of Nejat
In discussions with residents at Camp Ashraf, the delegation was informed of various forms of psychological pressure placed on the families of PMOI members living in Iran, by the Iranian regime or groups affiliated with the regime.
Upon its return, the delegation conducted research into these groups, which are said to be set up in order to save PMOI members imprisoned in Camp Ashraf. One example is an organisation by the name of ‘Nejat’ or rescue translated into Farsi. The main aim of these groups appear to be to place pressure on the family members of PMOI members in Camp Ashraf, to in turn place pressure on their relatives in Camp Ashraf to leave the Camp and return to Iran.
Letter from Lord Corbett on demonizing measures by “Nejat Society” in the UK
Lord Corbett of Castle Vale
House of Lords
London SW1A 0PW
28 January 2008
… Whenever an MP or Peer expresses support for the goals of the Resistance, they are bombarded with misinformation about it, either by the Iranian Embassy in London or front organisations and individuals who pose as disaffected former members of the PMOI. Some pose as NGOs, including Nejat Society, Peyvand and Aawa Association. The Iranian regime also uses numerous websites to spread misinformation against the PMOI, including those listed below: