MEK

Ali Safavi, TheHill, 9 January 2017

On Jan. 4, the reports came from within Gohardasht Prison, near the Iranian capital Tehran, that activist and political prisoner Ali Moezzi, still behind bars despite completing his term, had disappeared.Moezzi has faced…

Who is the MEK?

Formed in 1965, the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK), the largest and best-organized Iranian opposition movement, is the main component of the coalition, National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), which acts as the parliament-in-exile The NCRI and…

Myth 1: The State Department designated the MEK as a Foreign Terrorist Organization because MEK engaged in terrorism.Fact: On October 9, 1997, a day after the MEK’s designation, the Los Angeles Times quoted a “senior Clinton Administration official” that…

Soona Samsami, 17 November 2016

The article, “Accused in ’70s of U.S. military slayings, Iran group has friends in Trump’s circle,” (McClatchyDC, Nov. 17), a gross misrepresentation of indisputable historical facts, has rehashed a litany of stale and…

Daniel Benjamin’s 3,326-word tirade (Giuliani Took Money From a Group That Killed Americans, Does Trump Care?, Politico Magazine, Nov. 23), is a litany of threadbare, oft-repeated, and long-debunked allegations, originally concocted by the murderous mullahs of Iran, against the…