The Challenges and Crises of the Iran Regime in the Iranian New Year’s Perspective.

Poisonous cup of missile and regional wars for Iran regime

In the first year’s speech in Mashhad, Khamenei tried to give a good picture of the condition of the regime in the most critical areas such as justice, corruption, inflation and poverty, unemployment, and economic uncertainty and the issue of liberties, while the image of the Khamenei and his media at the end of the Iranian year (1396), they presented a condition of the regime, indicating crises and super-challenges.

The question is, what is the reality at the end? Khamenei tried to give a good and so-called “natural” picture of the condition of the regime in the speech for beginning of year, but the result was a reversal. For everyone who has a little awareness of the issues of society, it was very clear that his words were deep crisis of the Mullahs regime.

For example, in the case of corruption, this time, the issue of corruption has grown.

As he himself, one month ago, in February 2018, he described the regime’s tragedy as a seven-heads dragon!

Or in another example, while on February 18, 2018 he said:  “We having been helped to the rich classes of society  instead of paying attention to the poor people,” this time, it was the Mullahs and other officials who blamed the people for their troubles, accusing them of “wanting a lot, a lot eating and spending a lot!!. ”

The most famous was the naming of the year, which was called “the protection of Iranian goods!”. While this expression and naming, shows a critical situation and a lack of “solution.” because it is very clear that this naming is not based on the material basis.

Some of the two gangs of the regime in the news media, show along with examples and figures, confess and express concern to the critical situation of the country in various fields. But, apart from all the statements and unspoken ones, the reality of the scene should be assessed from the observation of the crises the regime is struggling with.

We must first list the most pressing challenges and crises the regime faces , then how can the regime confrontation and resolution of each of these crises are possible?

Currently, the regime faces several challenges and major crises:

  • The explosion of society and the uprising across the country and turbulent economy of the country
  • The internal challenges of the regime
  • endangering global
  • Regional isolation

In relation to the explosive atmosphere of the society, we have seen that after the rebellion on January, many Mullahs, Khamenei and other leaders of the regime came to the scene and generally said that the roots of the uprising are both economic and political.

In economic terms, they are characterized by severe budget deficits, millions of unemployed, poverty, high costs, and so on, but they don’t offer even a solution. For example, the day (Sunday, March 25th) Rouhani came to the scene and said, “We have to think for 3 million unemployed!” But he did not provide any solution.

But Khamenei said the people’s problem is “a lot of spending, eating and consuming a lot”! Does he not know that this inspire anger and hatred for people who touch the poverty in entire of their lives? He knows, but it does not have a solution!

In the other hand, regarding the fact that the president of the United States have to decide to put an end to Iran Deal until May 12, the regime must decide for the 2nd and 3rd deal… and either drinking the next poison cups or return  all the sanctions, the seventh chapter of the UN Charter (military action, etc.)

Now, with the changes at the top of the American political pyramid, the horrors of the regime have become much higher. “I do not think that this agreement can be reformed through negotiations with the Europeans,” Tramp’s new National Security Adviser said yesterday in his first interview. So, we see that there is no solution to the crisis.

In the context of the economic crisis, a few days ago, the “World of Economics” newspaper wrote: “The Iranian economy remains like a drowning person that only tries to keep itself on the water.”

 

Although the above has been described, but in the final look, has the regime a solution?

If it was to be a solution, it would have to appear within two years of its(Iran Deal) implementation, while now, according to the United States announcement, the regime is on a two-way path; its way is to accept the hand Take off missile activities and end its regional interference in Iraq, Syria, Lebanon and Yemen. Which means the spread of missile poison and a region that, according to Qassim Suleimani, “takes Islam and Shiea and Iran (the regime).”

Or insisting on missiles and interference in the region that continues along this path leading to death, all bank and oil sanctions, and the threats of the seventh section of the UN Charter are on top of the regime.

Finally, there is a very important point to point out; it is true that the regime is under the siege of crises from several sides and it has no solution, but the existence of an organized resistance and nationwide protests by leading this organized resistance is the biggest crisis and danger for the collapse and overthrow of the mullahs regime.

That is why these days, high and low, the regime is fearing of the PMOI/MEK. Especially after a world-class change.

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Tomorrow’s Iran: 10 point plan for a free Iran presented by Maryam Rajavi

In light of recent events in the aftermath of #IranProtests, many are wondering what would Iran after the mullahs look like?

The National Council of Resistance of Iran has put forward a 10 point plan depicting the #FreeIran of tomorrow.

Tomorrow’s Iran: 10 point plan for a #FreeIran presented by Maryam Rajavi, President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran.

For more information on the NCRI and its viewpoints visit: www.ncr-iran.org/en/about/our-resistance

Iran reacting to John Bolton’s appointment as US National Security Advisor

Bolton’s selection is tantamount to increasing pressure on Iran

Naghavi Hosseini, spokesman of the Iranian parliament’s Security & Foreign Policy Commission said:

“The selection of John Bolton as the U.S. National Security Advisor is aimed at increasing pressures & aggressive policies against Iran in the coming days.

“Bolton is one of the planners of toppling the Islamic Republic Of Iran.

“Down this path Bolton is supporting the [Iranian opposition People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK)].

“We are also witnessing the coming of a new U.S. Secretary of State and a new sanctions bill against Iran in the U.S. Congress.

“This trend signals the fact that the Americans… intend to continue their aggressive and enmity policy against Iran.”

JamNews website:

“Firebrand PMOI/MEK supporter becomes the new U.S. National Security Advisor.”

“Bolton has time and again… sought regime change in Iran and is known for his strong positions against the Islamic republic.

“The National Security Advisor is an important post in the White House and plays a significant role in policy-making & administration decisions in regards to U.S. foreign policy and military strategy.

“Donald Trump and H.R. McMaster were talking about his resignation for some time. They pushed this development forward to have the new team in place sooner.

“[Bolton], now in the main decision-making entity defining U.S. strategy, publicly supports regime change in Iran.

“Supporters of aggressive action against Iran’s regime admire Bolton for his frankness.

“Bolton also has good relations with the [PMOI/MEK], meeting with Maryam Rajavi and delivering a number of speeches in their events.”

Guardian Council spokesman Abbasali Kadkhodaie says:

“The news is short yet very meaningful. John Bolton, an [Iranian opposition People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK)] supporter, obtains the highest political post in Trump’s administration.”

Rouydad 24 website:

“Supporter of war against [Iranian regime] becomes US National Security Advisor!”

“Bolton is among the most explicit opponents of the nuclear agreement (JCPOA).”

“Bolton is among the main [PMOI/MEK] supporters and has supported regime change in Iran in his speeches at their rallies.”

Tabnak website (affiliated to former Revolutionary Guards chief Mohsen Rezaie):

“With new changes in the White House, one must say the neocons have gained the main role in Trump’s foreign policies against Iran.”

“The nuclear deal and political regime change in Iran is the epicenter of this defiance.”

“Considering the new circumstances, we must say political regime change is once again in the Trump administration’s agenda.”

“[The new White House apparatus] considers Iran the main issue in the Middle East and Tehran the main threat against US interests.”

“They are attempting to portray [the Iranian regime] as tantamount to ISIS.”

Youth Journalists Club:

“As the new White House National Security Advisor, John Bolton will be playing an important role in Trump’s security decisions.”

“Bolton has repeatedly adopted aggressive positions against [the Iranian regime].”

“He is a staunch supporter of exiting the JCPOA.”

Bazar Ariya website:

“Leaving the Iran nuclear deal was the pivotal point of John Bolton’s first TV interview.”

“Trump’s new National Security Advisor reiterated he is participating in this program to talk about US’ possible JCPOA exit.”

“John Bolton is known for his strong stance against the [Iranian regime].”

“(US Secretary of State-nominee Mike) Pompeo also holds strong opinions against the nuclear pact.”

 

via Iran reacting to John Bolton’s appointment as US National Security Advisor — Iran Commentary

Maryam Rajavi: Welcoming the Great Nowruz of Freedom

Maryam Rajavi: Welcoming the Great Nowruz of Freedom

Maryam Rajavi attended a ceremony marking the Iranian New Year, Nowruz, on March 20th at a gathering of members of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) in Albania.

At the outset, Maryam Rajavi laid wreath to a memorial in honor of the martyrs of the December-January uprising.

She congratulated the Iranian people on the arrival of the New Year, noting that the Iranian year 1396 ended with the season of uprising and that 1397 must be turned into a year full of uprisings. This is an uprising and revolution until victory, she said.

Mayor Rudy Giuliani, and a number of Albanian political figures also took part in the celebrations.

The following is the text of Maryam Rajavi’s remarks:

This is the spring of uprising. Be it that in this victorious journey, the uprisings culminate in the spring of freedom

Fellow compatriots, dear friends, sisters, and brothers,

Happy New Year and Happy Nowruz!

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With the arrival of the New Year, we can hear the steps of Iranian protesters in 142 cities across the country. We hear protesters and the PMOI combatants of freedom marching, who will ultimately end the reign of this evil regime.

This year’s spring has passed through the uprisings. Indeed, this is a spring of uprising. Let us hope that in its victorious journey it would lead to the spring of freedom.

We are delighted to be joined today in this Nowruz celebration by the long-time friend and supporter of Iranian Resistance in the most difficult days of Camp Ashraf, Mayor Giuliani.

Since the very beginning, he opposed the terrorist designation of the Iranian people’s just resistance for freedom that sought to rid Iran of the fundamentalist mullahs, the real godfathers of Daesh (ISIS/ISIL).

He also opposed the PMOI’s relocation from Ashraf to the killing field named, “Liberty”, sugarcoated by the United Nations and the UNHCR, considering it to be sheer duplicity.
He represented the conscientious Americans who also stood with the people of Iran during the 2009 uprisings, opposed the policy of appeasement, and pointed to the right policy.

I also welcome the dear friend of the PMOI, Minister Pandeli Majko. The names of Pandeli Majko and his wife, Enkelejda, will be remembered in the history of relations between the people of Iran and Albania.
And we also welcome Mrs. Elona Gjebrea, and Mr. Fatmir Mediu. We thank you for all your efforts that broke through all the obstacles. You are all very welcomed.

We can, and we must turn the New Year into a year of uprisings

Fellow compatriots, sisters, and brothers,

Iran’s society was characterized by protests and uprisings throughout the past year.
In spring, the Call for Justice movement for the victims of the 1988 massacre, defeated Khamenei’s plans in the sham presidential elections.

In summer, the People’s Mojahedin of Iran elected their new Secretary General and gained momentum to prepare for the resistance and uprisings.

In autumn, in the wake of the earthquake in Kermanshah Province, the people of Iran expressed their rage against, and hatred of, the mullahs.

And in winter, the uprisings erupted nationwide aimed at overthrowing the clerical regime. Since then, the rising waves of protests have been striking at the wall of repression.

Last year ended with the season of uprising, and the coming year can and must be turned into a year of uprisings. And this is going to be an uprising, a revolution, until victory.

1,000 Ashrafs as centers of rebellion

Fellow compatriots,
In nature, spring follows winter. But the spring of freedom can come at any moment, though not by itself. It will come only if we show our determination and would be willing to sacrifice our lives. It will come only if we are organized and united around a single strategy.

For this reason, the uprisings in December and January brought the fresh scent of spring in the middle of winter.

This uprising emerged from under repression. This is an uprising that organizes and unites.

1,000 Ashrafs or 1,000 centers of rebellion manifested themselves in this uprising.

Indeed, in the face of such brutal repression, so much demagoguery and deception, and so much misinformation to demonize the resistance, where did these countless young protesters all across the country come from? If this is not a miracle, what is your answer? Yes, this is a miracle; a miracle borne out of perseverance. This miracle came about because of a heavy price paid to keep aloft the banner of the regime’s overthrow. This is a miracle borne out of long years of suffering which sowed the seeds of protests and resistance in society every day.

We hail the martyrs of Ashraf and Liberty, and the 14-year epic and glorious perseverance in Ashraf and Liberty. The Iranian Resistance’s Leader Massoud Rajavi was correct in saying that Ashraf has multiplied in prisons and across our nation.

The Iranian people have never accepted this regime, which explains why protests and uprisings have erupted repeatedly against the regime throughout these years.

But how is this year’s uprising different from the past?

The difference is that the resistance movement has found the answer for the regime’s overthrow, and the regime does not have any solution for it.

This time around, 1,000 centers of rebellion played a part in the uprising. And this is why the chants of “death to Khamenei” is heard everywhere.

Army of spring is on the way and winter of reactionaries must go

I said the spring of freedom could come at any time. This means that the situation will never go back to the time before the uprisings started.

The Iranian people are determined to bring about a new era with the help of the combatants of freedom by toppling the religious dictatorship.

This uprising showed us how to attain our freedom through our own efforts. For this reason, it is new and is directed against backwardness and fundamentalism. It is sketching the future of Iran and is presenting an alternative to the regime.

Khamenei was forced to acknowledge the reality that the PMOI had been prepared months ago and called for the uprising. He said so to prepare the regime for confronting the PMOI.

But the time to preserve this decadent regime has passed. Spring of freedom is on its way and winter of repression must go.

When the people of Iran have the option of a free and democratic government based on the separation of religion and state, and based on justice and equality, why should they have to be content with a reactionary, decadent and inhumane regime?

The clerical regime preserves its rule by keeping the children of Iran hungry and slaughtering the children of Syria.

The incompetence and the anti-popular nature of this regime has been exposed at every turn, whether it was the earthquake in Kermanshah Province or the crash of the Tehran-Yasouj airliner, or the explosion of Azadshahr mine in Golestan Province.

All the factions of this regime, including the so-called moderates and reformists, insist on suppression of protesters, and its so-called moderate president takes pride in siding with the regime’s murderous militias.

Recently, Rouhani’s Minister of Interior wholeheartedly thanked all factions and media of the regime for their full participation in the crackdown on the uprising in December and January. They have repeatedly declared that they are aboard a ship, which if punctured by the uprising, will result in all of them drowning.

Today, across Iran, the people are chanting death to the Supreme Leader, on whom the regime relies.

Having plundered the country’s wealth and resources, the mullahs have run out of cash. The banks, pension funds, and the government are totally crippled and bankrupt.

Our nation has paid the price for the mullahs’ theft, corruption, and incompetence.

People have nothing to eat and the economy is in recession. Villages have been destroyed and the cities have become underprivileged. The industries have been shut down and workers have been fired and impoverished. The farmers have been deprived of water, and their life and freedom. And the people’s properties and assets have been plundered.

Millions of girls and boys are forced into hard labor instead of going to school. And a large segment of the population is hungry and unemployed.

An uprising and a revolution are needed to alleviate these sufferings.

The New Day (Nowruz) for which we are striving will bring happiness and hope to this impoverished and oppressed society.

Khamenei has apologized to the people of Iran for the injustices his regime has brought about. But the Iranian people are saying that is too little, too late.

If Khamenei is sincere in his apology, he must say that the absolute rule of the mullahs has denied the people their sovereignty, that it is the source of all corruption, and it must be overthrown just like the Shah’s regime.

The secret to national salvation is death to the principle of the velayat-e faqih and long live the army of freedom

Fellow compatriots,

Europe’s long-overdue focus on the threats posed by the Iranian regime’s regional warmongering and its ballistic missile program is of course a positive step.

Further steps are needed, however, including the expulsion of the regime from the region, shutting down its missile and uranium enrichment programs, and blocking its access to the international banking system.

All these steps are necessary. However, a comprehensive, decisive, and strategic response to the regime entails standing with the Iranian people and Resistance.

Iran uprising has brought up the freshness of spring. Europe must also abandon the decades-long antiquated policy of rapprochement and recognize the struggle of the Iranian people to overthrow this regime. It should also recognize the democratic alternative, i.e., the National Council of Resistance of Iran.

The people of Iran demand immediate action, change, overthrow, and freedom. They demand bread, jobs, and housing. They demand the immediate abolition of all government coercions, including the compulsory hijab.

Dear compatriots,

For the Iranian Resistance and all its members and supporters, including the centers of rebellion inside Iran and the sympathizers of the Resistance around the globe, 1397 is going to be a year of unwavering commitment to continue and lead the protests to their ultimate goal.

It is with such determination and such a commitment, that I congratulate the defiant people inside Iran and millions of Iranians abroad.

Congratulations to members of the NCRI and supporters of the Iranian Resistance around the world.

Congratulations to the PMOI freedom fighters. You have the responsibility to continue the protests and expand the centers of rebellion.
My warmest congratulations to the young protesters. Spring sends its greetings to you all.

And congratulations to Massoud Rajavi, who formulated the strategy to foment the uprisings and bring about the overthrow of the ruling regime by relying on 1,000 centers of rebellion, led by the combatants of freedom.

In the beginning of the New Year, let us remember those who gave their lives in this uprising. We will never forget them. They remained unknown, but they were the source of pride and recognition for the Iranian nation. We particularly honor the innocent youths who lost their lives under torture. They are always with us in spirit. They are the sacrifice of a nation as it strives to gain its freedom.

We also hail the prisoners of the uprising and all political prisoners in Iran. We tell them that your endurance has brought Iran’s freedom much closer.

And finally, I would like to tell my fellow compatriots in Iran that freedom is within reach, but it can be realized only through our efforts and our determination.

As Massoud Rajavi once said, “The secret to national salvation, is death to the principle of Velayat-e Faqih, long live the Army of Freedom.”

So, help your children in their protests. Help the centers of rebellion. By expanding the protests and resistance you must rise against the religious tyranny and welcome the great Nowruz of freedom for the people of Iran.

The mullahs should rest assured that this uprising, and revolution will continue until victory no matter how long it would take.

Congratulations on the beginning of the New Year 1397.

Nowruz of uprisings, Nowruz for Mojahedin, Nowruz for centers of rebellion

I would like to conclude my remarks by addressing you, my sisters, and brothers here in Albania:
Congratulations on the New Year, and for being so determined.

Since the onset of the Resistance, we have mixed the tradition of Nowruz with our call for freedom, meaning that we will maintain high hopes for the realization of freedom and will continue our relentless struggle and make whatever sacrifice to achieve it.

Let us pay homage to the martyrs of the 1980s and our massacred brothers and sisters in 1988. Let us honor the martyrs of Ashraf and Liberty and all those who gave their lives for freedom.

Today, we are celebrating the Nowruz of uprisings, the Nowruz of the PMOI and other combatant forces, and the Nowruz of the centers of rebellion.

Your strategy has proven to be correct. Your perseverance and suffering have borne fruit.

Precisely for this reason, we must renew our commitments and responsibilities as Nowruz comes. You will be playing a decisive role, as well as your organization. We are in a decisive year.

This year is one of taking on greater commitments, it is time to refresh, it is time to strengthen our resolve to hope and to realize those hopes.

I hope, and I am confident that this year, you can shoulder hundred times more responsibilities in order to advance at remarkable speed our historical commitment, namely freedom for Iran.

In renewing this commitment, I again congratulate you on the New Year.

Iranian New Year with the Iranian Resistance

 

 

 

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Nearly 200 European Lawmakers Support Iranian People’s Uprising for Democratic Change

By Al Riyadh Daily

The office of Mr.Gérard Deprez, MEP Ministre d’Etat, Belgique and the Chair of Friends of a Free Iran in European Parliament issued the following Press Release.

We are announcing the joint statement of 197 members of the European Parliament in support of Iranian people’s uprising for a democratic change. The signatories are from all political groups and tendencies in the European Parliament and include several Vice-Presidents of the parliament and Committee and Delegation Chairs.

The uprising which began on 28 December and continued for nearly 2 weeks, shook Iran. The nationwide protests covered all 31 provinces of Iran and over 140 cities. The people of Iran, especially the younger generation, have made it clear that they are fed up with Islamic fundamentalist rule and want a regime change. Many chanted “down with the dictator,” “down with Khamenei” and “down with Rouhani.” Women played an active role in the protests.

The regime’s response was to use violence. Thousands were arrested. Already 14 of the protesters have died under torture. The human rights situation has deteriorated in the wake of the recent protests. Iran continues to carry out the highest number of executions per capita globally.

Many senior leaders and officials of the regime have spoken about the role of the main opposition PMOI (or MEK) in the uprising. According to AFP, on 2 January, Rouhani called President Macron and asked him to take action against a Paris-based Iranian opposition, which he accused of fomenting the recent protests. On 9 January, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the Supreme Leader, said the PMOI had organized the uprising and implicitly threatened to execute the protesters.

We condemn the use of force against the defenseless protesters and call on the EU and European governments to adopt effective measures and binding decisions to compel the regime to release the political prisoners.

We are troubled by the misinformation campaign by the Iranian regime against Iranian exiles. It seems that as the regime is besieged by uprisings, protests and strikes all over the country, it needs more than ever to spread false information against its opposition to restrict their activities. Tehran must not be allowed to extend its policy of repression and harassment to Europe against dissidents and political refugees who should be able to raise public awareness for human rights and women rights in Iran.

We are quite critical of the current policy of the EU regarding Iran. Human rights in Iran cannot be compromised or marginalized on the pretext of political considerations, trade or the nuclear deal. Any expansion of political and economic relations with Iran must be conditional upon a clear progress on human rights, women’s rights and a halt to executions.

via Nearly 200 European Lawmakers Support Iranian People’s Uprising for Democratic Change

Iran’s genuine Nowruz(Persian New Year) is on its way.

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Maryam Rajavi: The protest movement has not stopped. Waves of protests follow one another. This is how people rise up and create their genuine feast of freedom.

This winter, entwined with protests and uprisings, is now going to give its place to spring in such a way to prepare the future year for movement and uprising and for advancement towards victory and freedom.
In reality, the protests did not stop their movement despite widespread arrests and especially the regime’s slaughter of innocent youths under torture. The movement continued to thrive in the general strike of Baneh, the extensive protests of the Steel workers of Isfahan, the protests by workers of Haft Tappeh Sugar Cane Factory in Khuzistan, and the uprising of the farmers in east Isfahan. Waves of protests follow one another.
This is how people rise up and create their genuine feast of freedom.
The rise of this blissful Nowrouz is coupled with the fall of the old regime and the ruling fundamentalists. The mullahs’ religious tyranny faces multiple challenges: A powerful popular protest movement, an internal fight over Khamenei’s heir, its shrinking financial resources, a deadlock in the war in Syria, international tensions over its ballistic missile program and the JCPOA, the defections from its Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), etc. However, the most terrifying for the regime are four major incidents:
The most terrifying things for the regime are four major predicaments: The ubiquitous chants of “death to Khamenei”, eruption of the protests despite maximum suppression, and the absence of external escape goats such as the war with Iraq or the fight against Daesh, and assistance from advocates of the policy of appeasement. This year, in contrast to the previous years, the regime has no way out.
The clerical dictatorship is at an impasse which is the product of years of steadfast perseverance of the people of Iran, their valiant children in the PMOI, and the protesters. This is, of course, very important but what is more inspiring for the people of Iran is the new horizon which has emerged through the uprisings in December and January and is going to answer the question of regime change by 1,000 bastions of rebellion, 1,000 Ashraf’s and the Army of Freedom.
The time has come for the great house cleaning in our homeland.
Iran’s genuine Nowruz is on its way.

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