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Archives for June 2012

Iranian Opposition Group PMOI On Verge of Removal From Terrorist List

POLICYMIC.com On June 1, 2012, the United States Court of Appeals for DC gave the U.S. Department of State (DOS) a 4-month deadline to decide on whether the main Iranian opposition group, People’s Mujahedin of Iran (PMOI) – also known as MEK – should be removed from the list of foreign terrorist organisations, failing which the Court would […]

A consistent policy on terrorism, please

THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS Policy-making is a three-dimensional exercise. In order for it to be a policy, you have to base your position on a principle. You define the principle and the set of generic circumstances in which it applies, which gives it breadth. The hard part comes when you set about applying the principle […]

Iranian Resistance Shows Might in Paris, Calls for Regime Change

StopFundamentalism.COM On Saturday, June 23 2012, about a hundred thousand supporters of the Iranian resistance gathered in a Rally in Paris to show support for the Iranian Resistance and its President-elect Maryam Rajavi.   The cheering and screaming crowd continued for hours calling for a ‘democratic change’ in Iran and expressed support for residents of Camps […]

Iranian opposition hold rally in Paris

EURONEWS Tens of thousands of Iranians gathered on the outskirts of Paris for a meeting of the opposition movement, the National Council of Resistance of Iran. Organisers said that more than a thousand buses arrived bringing Iranians from all over Europe to call for political change. The leader of the French-based movement, Maryam Rajavi, said […]

Why I had to travel from Texas to Paris to rally against Iran’s government this weekend

FOXNEWS.com Today, Saturday, June 23, I will join thousands of citizens from the US and around the world in Paris at the largest-ever assembly of Iranians calling for and planning for regime change.  There has never been a more exciting time to think about a democratic and free Iran.  I dream of the day when […]

Iran opposition head says West must end appeasement

REUTERS VILLEPINTE, France, June 23 (Reuters) — An Iranian dissident leader urged major powers on Saturday to stop appeasing Tehran and start supporting opposition groups after the latest round of talks on Iran’s nuclear program ended in deadlock. Maryam Rajavi, who heads the Paris-based National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), also accused the United States […]

France quizzes Iraq official on Iran dissident ‘torture’

AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE PARIS — French police on Thursday held an Iraqi official for questioning after a member of the exiled Iranian opposition filed a complaint against him alleging torture and war crimes, a judicial source said. The Iraqi government said the allegations made by the member of the ex-rebel People’s Mujahedeen, still blacklisted by […]

USCCAR Condemns Mounting Pressure by UNAMI’s Martin Kobler on Iranian Dissidents in Iraq

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — On behalf of thousands of Iranian-Americans whose loved ones are in camps Ashraf and Liberty in Iraq, the US Committee for Camp Ashraf Residents (USCCAR) strongly condemns the mounting pressure exerted on the 3,200 Iranian dissidents in Iraq by UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative, Martin Kobler. His actions and words […]

Nuclear revelations and nuclear talks with Iran

UNITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL Iranian dissident groups are playing an important role in helping determine the scope of Tehran’s nuclear program. WASHINGTON, June 14 (UPI) — After a brief wave of optimism, nuclear talks with Iran slowed as senior inspectors from the U.N. nuclear watchdog said they had made no progress in gaining access to Iranian […]

UN urged to act over ‘callous’ treatment of Ashraf refugees

PUBLIC SERVICE EUROPE The UN must end the intolerable situation endured by the Iranian democratic opposition held in Iraqi camps, and Hillary Clinton should remove the group from the US terror list – writes MEP Last week more than 220 of my colleagues in the European Parliament supported a joint statement regarding members of the […]