June 26, 2017

What’s Next for Iran?

By Howard Dean and Tom Ridge
Published November 03, 2011 |
FoxNews.com
On Wednesday, Democrats and Republicans on the House Foreign Affairs Committee unanimously approved harsher penalties against Iran, citing the regime’s plot to assassinate Saudi Arabia’s ambassador on American soil.
This latest Iranian provocation signals an alarming escalation by a terrorist regime that has been complicit in killing […]

Changed Circumstances – (PMOI, 2001 to present)

At an Extraordinary Congress held in June 2001, the PMOI took the unilateral decision to end the organisation’s military activities inside Iran. The decision was ratified by two Ordinary Congresses in early September 2001 and 2003. Although all Congresses were minuted, only the minutes of the 2003 Congress survived.
The PMOI’s operational units in Iran were […]

Congressional Briefing – November 16, 2010

 
  
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110 House members from 37 states call for de-listing MEK/PMO

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Court orders State Department to review ruling on alleged terror group

The Washington Post
By Glenn Kessler

A federal appeals court on Friday ordered the State Department to review its designation of the People’s Mujahedin Organization of Iran as a foreign terrorist organization, strongly suggesting the designation should be revoked.
The ruling by the three-judge panel hands yet another foreign-policy hot potato to the Obama administration. The PMOI, also […]

Lawmakers urge Obama to halt relocation of Iran dissidents

Agence France Presse
WASHINGTON (AFP) – US lawmakers Tuesday urged President Barack Obama to stop the Iraqi government’s forced relocation of Iranian dissidents from a border camp that has been closed down. After 24 years at Camp Ashraf, the People’s Mujahedeen of Iran (PMOI), who were expelled for opposing the Islamic regime of Tehran, on Tuesday […]

Profile: Mir-Hossein Moussavi

He is known as “Khomeini’s prime minister during the Iran-Iraq war.” This aptly depicts Mirhossein Mossavi’s position as the regime’s prime minister during the destructive eight year war with Iraq.
Moussavi was born in 1941 in northwestern Iran. He was virtually unknown among intellectuals and political activists prior to the 1979 revolution which overthrow Shah’s dictatorship. […]

UN human rights office welcomes release of Iranian detainees in Iraq

UN News Center
9 October, 2009
United Nations human rights officials today welcomed the Iraqi Government’s decision to release 36 members of an
Iranian dissident group who had been detained since July when security personnel used force to take control of the camp where they had been staying. Rupert Colville, a spokesperson for the Office of the UN […]

Anglican Church leader concerned about Iraq’s Camp Ashraf

Reuters
Sun Sep 20, 2009 9:29am EDT
LONDON (Reuters) – The spiritual head of the Anglican Church expressed concern Sunday about Iranian exiles living in a camp in Iraq, saying they faced “human rights violations” that needed to be addressed urgently. Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams said both the United States and the Iraqi government had a […]

Eight reported killed as Iraqi forces attack Iranian residents of Camp Ashraf

29 July 2009
Eight people are reported to have been killed and up to 400 injured after Iraqi forces attacked
unarmed Iranian residents of Camp Ashraf, north of Baghdad, on Tuesday. Amnesty International
has called on the Iraqi government to investigate the apparent excessive use of force by its security
forces.
Hundreds of armed security forces used bulldozers to force […]

Camp Ashraf is attacked by Iraqi Security Forces; 4 Killed, Hundreds Injured

July 27, 2009 Iraqi government spokesman, Ali Dabagh declared that, “the Iraqi government will take over the responsibility of internal security of Camp Ashraf.” (Al-Hura television, July 27, 2009)
July 28, 2009 Iraqi anti-riot police in full military gear and equipped with demolition and heavy combat equipment attacked the camp. Tear gas, batons, […]