Inside Iran’s Misinformation Campaign Against MEK in Albania
On November 7, a powerful earthquake shook Duress and its surrounding areas in western Albania, killing more than 50 people. The country mourned. On November 29, instead of celebrating Albania's Independence Day, the government declared a national day of mourning. Many countries assisted. The Iranian regime's contribution to the Albanian…
Facebook closes Iranian Supreme Leader Khamenei’s page
The Arabic Facebook page of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei was deleted on Friday, according to Persian-language news agency Tasnim. The page had been earlier restricted by the American social media company, according to Iran’s semi-official Mehr news agency. This is not the first time that pages related to the…
European nations empowering Iran’s malign activities
European nations are stepping up their efforts to appease the Iranian leaders. Last week, six more countries — Finland, Belgium, Denmark, Netherlands, Norway and Sweden — declaredin a joint statement that they would be joining the mechanism called the Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges (INSTEX). INSTEX was set up by…
With Brutal Crackdown, Iran Is Convulsed by Worst Unrest in 40 Years
What started as a protest over a surprise increase in gasoline prices turned into widespread demonstrations met with a systematic repression that left at least 180 people dead.   By Farnaz Fassihi and Rick Gladstone   Iran is experiencing its deadliest political unrest since the Islamic Revolution 40 years ago,…
Iran uprising recalls bloody parallels with Hungary
  By: Struan Stevenson     Dec. 2 (UPI) -- The nationwide uprising raging across Iran has dark and bloody parallels with the Hungarian uprising of 1956, when tens of thousands of students, leaderless at first, took to the streets of Budapest and were fired on by State Security Police. As…
The Role of Khamenei's Military in the Collapse of the Iranian Economy
Written by Shahriar Kia on 01 December 2019. Preface  On November 15, 2019, an uprising erupted in Iran and quickly spread to over 187 cities. These protests were triggered after the regime increased the gas price. During these protests, the Iranian people torched many banks and financial institutions across Iran.…
The Iranian Regime Conceals its Brutality to Conceal its Vulnerability
  Giulio Terzi       article published on Townhall As we witnessed a new round of nationwide protests in Iran, there is no sign of a slowdown in either the people’s unrest or the government’s brutal attempts at repression. By most estimates, the death toll exceeded 200. Thousands more…
West must intervene to protect Iran's protesters, Mideast democracy
By : R. Bruce McColm Nov. 26 (UPI) -- The international community must take decisive action to limit the further loss of life in Iran. Since protests last began on Nov. 15, at least 300 activists have been killed. Thousands of others have been wounded and thousands arrested. Regime authorities…
details on Iran’s terror attempt against MEK members in Albania
Reporting by PMOI/MEK Iran, October 24, 2019—Albanian authorities have revealed new information about a Tehran-affiliated terrorist group that has been plotting against members of Iranian opposition People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK). In March 2018, news broke that Albanian authorities had foiled a terrorist plot by the Iranian regime against MEK members in Tirana, who were gathering…
Popular resistance against Iranian regime will not die
  By: Dr. Majid Rafizadeh The Iranian President Hassan Rouhani recently claimed victory and said that the protests have been defeated after a wave of demonstrations swept the country due to the hike in fuel prices last week. From the perspective of Iran’s top authorities, including the so-called moderate president…
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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…