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Rajavi Gives Speech on Anniversary of 1988 Massacre of Poli

By siavoshhosseini, published on Sep 23, 2017

On August 19, National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) President-elect Maryam Rajavi gave a speech at an event regarding the anniversary of the 1988 massacre of 30,000 political prisoners in Iran.

“Every freedom-loving Iranian pays respect to the martyred heroes of the 1988 massacre and honors their memory,” said Rajavi.

She noted that many who were called out the name Massoud Rajavi when facing the torturers and executioners, which as a message to the generation that would follow. “That message was to follow Massoud Rajavi’s path and ideal, the path of paying the price of... (more)

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Memorial Commemorating the 1988 Massacre Held in Albania

By siavoshhosseini, published on Sep 23, 2017

On August 19, the PMOI/MEK commemorated the anniversary of the 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran and the first anniversary of the Movement Calling for Justice for the Victims of the 1988 Massacre at the MEK centers in Albania.

Several members of the international community came to the event to show their support for the victims of this crime against humanity. Ms. Kerry Kennedy, daughter of the late Senator Robert Kennedy and President of Robert Kennedy Human Rights Foundation; Mr. Mariano Rabino, member of the Foreign Affairs and Human Rights committees of the Parliament of... (more)

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Regime Change is a Viable Option for Iran

By siavoshhosseini, published on Sep 7, 2017

In Iran, the regime of the mullahs has been the focus of instability and extremism throughout the region. The international community has attempted to use appeasement and negotiation to create change within Iran, but the reality is that human rights continue to be ignored by this repressive regime.

The Iranian people want change. They don’t want to continue to live under this repressive regime, which uses torture, executions, and more to keep its people from enjoying even the most basic rights to choose what to wear and how to entertain oneself. Yet, unlike other countries in the Middle... (more)

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Iran: Firm Policy from International Community Long Overdue

By siavoshhosseini, published on Sep 7, 2017

When it comes to dealing with the Iranian regime, over the years, the mullahs have come to understand that division is the most effective way to maintain their hold on power. If the international community is divided on how they handle the regime, the greater the likelihood that they will continue to hold off on any kind of conditions that would impede Iran’s regime from its business as usual.

Within Iran, business as usual includes the torture of prisoners, executions for drug offenses, keeping juveniles in prison until they come of age and then executing them, hounding activists, and... (more)

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The Iranian People Have the Right for Regime Change

By siavoshhosseini, published on Sep 7, 2017

Democracies through the history of the world have all fought to create freedom for their people under the premise that it is the right of the people to choose how they will be governed. That right doesn’t stop at the border of Iran, but is a right that the Iranian people also have.

The current regime has been actively suppressing its people for close to 40 years. During that time, the Iranian people have dealt with significant levels of oppression, from the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) to even the morality police, the people find themselves distrustful of their neighbors,... (more)

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Anger Over Western Officials Attending Rouhani Inauguration

By siavoshhosseini, published on Aug 30, 2017

High Representative and Vice-President Federica Mogherini is scheduled to travel to Tehran for the inauguration in her capacity as the Chair of the Joint Commission of the JCPOA. In addition to attending his inauguration for his second term, she will also have bilateral meetings with various Iranian dignitaries to review the state of implementation of the nuclear deal and to discuss issues of bilateral and regional relevance, according to a statement released by the European Union.

Individuals are expressing concern about this visit, since her press statement did not include any mention... (more)

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U.S. Sanctions and IRGC Designation Welcomed by NCRI

By siavoshhosseini, published on Aug 19, 2017

The U.S. Congress has passed a bill with sanctions for Iran, Russia, and North Korea. The various sanctions build on different platforms of foreign policy with these three countries. However, the designation of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has been welcomed by the Iranian resistance, the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI). This was one of the main points of the NCRI strategy for dealing with the regime and forcing a peaceful regime change.

“Since several years ago, the Iranian Resistance had urged the terrorist designation of the IRGC, as it preserves the entirety... (more)

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Time for Accountability with the Iranian Regime

By siavoshhosseini, published on Jul 24, 2017

For those Iranians who lived through the massacre of 1988, the lack of accountability within the regime is just another indignity in the story of their loved ones. Justice has been denied for these victims, who professed an ideology different the mullahs. They paid for this ideology with their lives.

“Thirty years ago,…the government, Khomeini, murdered 30,000 people that year because they were political dissidents. They wanted a regime change. Thirty thousand. And here we are almost 30 years later. It’s time to have a day of reckoning for those people that were murdered. And it is the... (more)

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Free Iran Rally Outlines Course for International Community

By siavoshhosseini, published on Jul 16, 2017

The Iranian Resistance held its annual “Free Iran” gathering in Paris on July 1. During the course of the event, speakers from the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Europe, and the Middle East all spoke out against the actions of the regime and offered support for regime change.

“The people of Iran demand and deserve better than the religious fascism ruling Iran,” said John Baird, the former Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs. “The policies of appeasement let the people of Iran down.”

Another speaker, Ed Rendell former Chairman of theDemocratic National Committee

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FREE IRAN GATHERING ON 1ST JULY

By siavoshhosseini, published on Jul 14, 2017

The Free Iran gathering was held on 1st July in Paris by the National Council of Resistance of Iran(NCRI) to highlight the issues faced by Iranian people and to bring the issue of Iran to the world stage.

It was attended by dignitaries and policy makers from 5 continents including Europe, US and Middle East. The event began at 12 pm and lasted until 9 pm where distinguished guests including the NCRI President-elect Maryam Rajavi gave speeches and shared their thoughts on the current Iranian regime.

Gilbert Mitterrand, president of Danielle Mitterrand Foundation, welcomed the audience... (more)

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