Diplomatic immunity for terrorism

The Iranian regime must not be permitted to take advantage of diplomatic immunity to pursue terrorist objectives
The Iranian regime must not be permitted to take advantage of diplomatic immunity to pursue terrorist objectives

The Iranian regime has taken measures seeking to inflict a severe blow to the Iranian opposition through terrorist attacks. To this end, Tehran dispatched a sleeping cell, consisting of an Iranian-Belgian couple, to receive 500 grams of the dangerous TATP explosives from their Vienna-based diplomat by the name of Asadollah Assadi.

The couple were then instructed to go to Paris from Belgium and target an Iranian opposition rally on June 30th held in Villepinte, a town near Paris.

Tens of thousands of people and hundreds of prominent dignitaries from across the globe were attending the event, and the casualty figures of this attack could have been enormous.

By taking advantage of diplomatic immunity, the Iranian regime has a long history of carrying out espionage measures and terrorist attacks abroad. The Iranian opposition coalition National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) has a long history of exposing these measures.

For the past three decades the NCRI, with the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI) at its core, has emphasized domestic crackdown and exporting terrorism/warmongering are the two pillars guaranteeing this regime’s ongoing existence. All key officials are involved in these two initiatives.

The decision to carry out this operation targeting the Iranian opposition was made by the most senior regime officials.

Three months later, the French government’s recent decision to conduct a raid on October 2nd targeting a religious center tied to the Iranian regime, accusing the individuals in charge of terrorism. This was a firm measure by the French authorities, aiming to prevent terrorist attacks in the future. Over 200 police officers from various units took part in this raid.

The al-Zahra Center in northern France was involved in directing and providing logistics for a number of Shiite associations linked to the Iranian regime. French authorities believe these entities have links to terrorist groups such as Hamas and the Lebanese Hezbollah.

French Foreign, Interior, and Finance ministers issued a joint statement emphasizing the plot targeting the Iranian opposition rally on June 30th was foiled and a number of other such events on our soil cannot go unanswered.

The Iranian regime’s embassies across the globe, and especially in Europe, are literally centers of terrorism and espionage. As a result, to prevent the Iranian regime’s terrorism, the Iranian opposition has called upon European countries to implement the European Union’s 29 April 1997 statement regarding the Iranian regime’s intelligence operatives.

From this day forward, the Iranian regime must not be permitted to take advantage of diplomatic immunity to pursue its malign and terrorist objectives.

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Two more Iranian regime spies arrested in the United States

Two Iranian spys linked to the Iranian regime have been arrested in the US
Two Iranian spy’s linked to the Iranian regime have been arrested in the US

August 21, 2018 – On Monday, the U.S. Department of Justice declared that two Iranian men were arrested on charges of spying for the Iranian regime. The suspects, Ahmadreza Mohammadi-Doostdar, 38, and Majid Ghorbani, 59, were allegedly involved in conducting surveillance on organizations and individuals that the Iranian regime considers as enemies, most prominent among them the PMOI/MEK.

According to a DOJ press release, in September 2017, Ghorbani, a resident of California, attended an MEK rally in New York and photographed participants, who had gathered to protest against the Iranian regime.

Ghorbani later contacted Doostdar and delivered 28 photographs of dissidents to him, for which he received $2,000 in cash. Ghorbani’s photos also contained hand-written annotations identifying the individuals who appeared in them.

Ghorbani later traveled to Iran for an “in-person briefing” with Iranian officials, according to the DOJ investigations.

Ghorbani later attended the 2018 Iran Freedom Convention for Human Rights in Washington, D.C., also organized by the supporters of the MEK and NCRI, where he photographed speakers and attendees, which included Iranian dissidents from communities across the United States. Doostdar called Ghorbani 10 days later to discuss how to get the information gathered at the event back to Iran, according to the indictment.

Ghorbani will appear for a detention hearing in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on August 21.

The revelation comes against the backdrop of an uptick in the Iranian regime’s terrorist and espionage activities abroad. In July, Belgian authorities arrested two Iranians who planned to bomb the Free Iran Gathering in Paris, where tens of thousands of Iranians had gathered to support nationwide protests in Iran. The terrorist plot involved an Iranian diplomat, Assadollah Assadi, who was also arrested. Assadi served as the chief of intelligence operations in the Iranian regime’s embassy in Vienna, Austria.

In March, Albanian authorities foiled a terror plot aimed at PMOI/MEK members. Thousands of MEK members were relocated from Iraq to Albania in 2016. Since then, the Iranian regime has escalated its espionage activities in the country through its embassy.

The Iranian regime blames the PMOI/MEK for coordinating and guiding the nationwide protests that have been ongoing in the cities of Iran since December. Iran’s have vowed to take revenge against the members of the PMOI/MEK.

The NCRI and MEK have called on all European countries to shut down the Iranian regime’s diplomatic missions in their countries to stop terrorist activities.

The NCRI also issued Two statements on August 16 regarding the Iranian regime’s spying activities against the PMOI/MEK.

Press Conference on Iran’s foiled terror plot in Europe. Entry of European dignitaries as private plaintiffs.

Press Conference Revelation on Mullahs' terror apparatus In Europe- World dignitaries ask to join as civil party
Press Conference Revelation on Mullahs’ terror apparatus In Europe was held in Brussels  on August 8-World dignitaries ask to join as civil party.

New Information on the Iranian “diplomat”– operation’s mastermind.

By Masoud Dalvand

At a press conference on Wednesday, August 8th, prominent Belgian and European lawyers announced new points regarding the Iranian regime’s foiled terror plot in Europe, including information on dignitaries from Europe and the Middle East who have asked to enter the case as private plaintiffs and to file their complaint against the Iranian regime.

At the conference, the representative of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) provided new information on Assadollah Assadi, the “third counselor” of the Iranian embassy in Vienna and the head of the Iranian regime’s Ministry of Intelligence station there, who was the mastermind and commander of the plot and is currently detained in Germany. The new information obtained through the network of the People’s Mojahedin rganization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) from inside of the regime, revealed the decision-making structure and the hierarchy for the implementation of this plot.

Speakers at the conference were:

William Bourdon: Renowned human rights lawyer (France) in brief referred to the case on the table and confirmed the arrest of the Assadollah Assadi the terrorist diplomat.

Mr. Rik Vanreusel at the press conference in Brussels represented many European personalities & elected officials who’ve entered the case as private plaintiffs in this case of foiled attack against the rally for a free Iran.

Serge de Patoul: The opposition of Iran is the primary victim of the terrorism and I am here to emphasis on this matter.

Former Prime Minister of Algeria,Sid Ahmed Ghozali: I’m here because I was at Free Iran 2018 rally with hundreds of personalities who were the potential victims of this foiled attack. I am among the private plaintiffs filling a complaint against the Iranian regime.

Mohammad Mohaddessin
Mohammad Mohaddessin, Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee of NCRI

Mohammad Mohaddessin: Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee of NCRI. 

Mohaddessin said as you know, Assadollah Assadi, a third consular at the Iranian regime’s embassy in Vienna was arrested on July 1 in the Germany based on a European arrest warrant.

Mohaddessin added: The Iranian Resistance’s information shows that Assadi was in charge of the MOIS station since June 2014, for several years, this outpost has coordinated the activities of all MOIS stations in Europe.
Mohaddesin further on went to say that after the US invasion of Iraq, Assadi was posted in Iraq as third secretary at the Iranian regime’s embassy in Baghdad in the beginning of 2004. Assadi’s mission was to collect intelligence about the coalition forces in Iraq, their headquarters and main centers, to identify the opponents of the Iranian regime among Iraqi personalities.

Mohaddessin said: According to investigation conducted by our sources in Iran, Assadi played a key role in terrorist plots, bombings and kidnapping against the MEK, coalition forces, and Iraqis between 2004 and 2008.

This is one of the most important MOIS apparatuses in the Europe operating under the supervision of Assadi. The new head of the German’s intelligence apparatus is Hossein Mahdian-fard.

Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee of NCRI reiterated details regarding the command structure of the operation, an explanation on the structure and modus operandi of the MOIS is necessary. Assadi monitored & worked against the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK), whose members were based in Camp Ashraf at the time. Since March 2018, Assadi was working with the terror team and had several meetings with them to prepare them for this operation. He reported his work to Amiri-Moghadam. He is considered one of the most senior security officials of the regime and was involved in negotiations with the US forces in Iraq in 2007 on behalf of the Supreme National Security Council. Assadi led the attempted terrorist operation against the Paris gathering under the command of Amiri Moghdam.

The decision was made in January 2018 at the Supreme National Security Council Then Khamenei approved the operation MOIS Minister was directed to carry out the operation and Amiri Moghadam was the person directly responsible for the operation.

The head of the Intelligence Station of the regime’s embassy in Albania is Mostafa Roudaki, an officer of the Foreign Intelligence of the MOIS. Mohammadinia and Roudaki are both under Amiri Moghadam’s command. The terrorist plot in Albania was also commanded by Amiri Moghadam. The regime’s current ambassador to Albania, Gholam Hossein Mohammadinia, was previously the head of the International General Administration of the MOIS Foreign Directorate.

The Prosecutors’ statement reiterated that Assadi is a member of the Iranian regime’s Intelligence Ministry (MOIS) and personally handed over a bomb to two terrorists in Luxembourg, Mohaddessin said.

Intelligence apparatus in Germany. This is one of the most important MOIS apparatuses in the Europe operating under the supervision of Assadi. The new head of the German’s intelligence apparatus is Hossein Mahdian-fard.

Intelligence apparatus in France. Ahmad Zarif previously headed this apparatus. Over the past few months, he was supposed to be replaced and return to Iran. Another MOIS officer in France is Rasoul Ahadi Majdabadi.

On July 11, 2018 The Office of the Federal Prosecutor of Germany announced that it had launched an investigation into Assadi for activities as a foreign agent – or spy – and conspiring to carry out murder.

Background of this topic:
On June 30, Belgian authorities arrested a Belgian-Iranian couple with 500-grams of high-
explosive TATP and a detonator near Brussels. The couple, who had pretended to be
supporters of People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK), the main Iranian opposition group, were heading toward the "Free Iran" gathering in the outskirts of Paris.
The gathering was held in support of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), with the participation of tens of thousands of private citizens and hundreds of political dignitaries from the United States, Europe, and the Middle East, in  Villepinte Paris on June 30, 2018.

On July 1, German authorities arrested Assadollah Assadi, on route to Austria where he
enjoyed diplomatic immunity. The German Federal Prosecutor stated on July 11 that Assadi had given the order for the operation to the couple and personally handed over the bomb to them in Luxembourg.

Conclusion:

As you can see, the religious dictatorship in Iran is scared of the Iranian organized and powerful resistance, so has abandoned all political protocols, and with the entry of its so-called diplomats in Europe, it seeks to strike against Iranian resistance(NCRI/MEK) through terrorist operations. Of course, this shows to the whole world the democratic alternative address of this regime, but these scandalous efforts can not save the mullahs from a definite fall.

I put the full video of the conference at the beginning of the article and I would advise you to see it  which contains very valuable information.

The Need for Terrorism in the Rule of Velayat-e Faqih in Iran

The Need for Terrorism in the Rule of

Since 40 years ago, with the Khomeini’s achievement to the rule of Iran and the establishment of the Velayat-e faqih regime, “assassination” has been one of the most important and vital means to maintain the dominance of Velayat-e faqih. Quantities and figures, as well as the disclosure of these assassinations are not considered in this note and article. In this regard, significant revelations have been made by the Iranian Resistance.

In this article, I want to look at some of the motives that the clerical regime, including terrorism based on it, uses as a solution to consolidate the foundations of its political domination.

In examining the inherent features of the Velayat-e faqih regime, which constitutes terrorism as an integral part of this rule, one can mention the following:

1 Denial of the freedom and authority for human

2 belonging to the Middle Ages and lack of the ability to adapt to social evolution

3 Monopoly in Political Power

4 Occupation in the sovereignty

5 Intimidating

6 Neglecting the main alternative of the Velayat-e faqih (Alternative) regime

These six features are filters that do not allow the diversity of opinion and dissent, the public participation, the right to free choice and democracy to the rule of the Velayat-e faqih. On the other hand, since these attributes are typical attributes of civilized human societies, this sovereignty always perceives itself against these features in an impasse, a disillusionment, an abomination, anger, and hatred. Therefore, it is a good way to deal with these features in the elimination and physical destruction of their carriers. Therefore, breathing in the atmosphere and the atmosphere of terrorism and inhaling it is a vital requirement for expressing the existence of the system of Velayat-e faqih. The terror card, like a sword in the pod, is always ready to respond and provide for the survival of the sovereignty.

Denial of the freedom and authority for human

The principle of Velayat-e faqih and the reactionary ideology of the clerical regime do not perceive the liberty and authority of man.

In such thinking, the Velayat-e faqih is the representative of God and the extraterrestrial being created by humans for his service and companionship; Hence, they are “small” and “flock”! Therefore, independence and the free choice of any thought, thought and belief are considered as a deviation from the WaliFakyah. To the extent that it is inactive, the dissident can remain silent and alive in the order and obligation of the Velayat-e faqih; however, if someone protects and advocates the independence of thought and dissent and their free choice, their right to life will be abolished and cause applying the apostate, hypocrite, infidel, divine and deviant from the divine path and his representative, Wali Faqih. The decree of such dissent is death. This death must either be carried out by the representative of the Wali Faqih in the judiciary or by assassination.

One of the fundamentals of the regime’s policy in dealing with ethnic and religious minorities, as well as political and cultural groups since 1979, has come from such a special feature.

Belonging to the Middle Ages and not having the ability to adapt to social evolution

One of the characteristics and peculiarities of the current Iranian society is its similarity with the era that in the 15th and 16th centuries led to the Renaissance movement. The main feature of this period was the stagnation of static and frozen thoughts with dissent, modernism, wisdom and enlightenment. In this battle, the church should come down from behind the clouds of holiness and immolation, and it was logic, rationality, innovation, and philosophy and science as a means to explain and understand the world. In the essence of the Renaissance movement, it was the freedom and authority that a church would have to rule upon its admission.

It is very clear that through the struggles of the 40th anniversary of the people and the leaders of freedom and enlightenment, Iranian society could stand against the thought and explanation of the dilemma of Khomeini and the mullahs from the “man, society and history” and pay its heavy price with thousands of angels of freedom. The payment of this price was due to the battle with the prominent character of this medieval ruler who, with the massacre and executions on the streets of Iran and the world, could not confront the social development of Iran and its pioneers.

Monopoly in Political Power

Political sovereignty and the resulting power in democratic and popular systems arise from the free choice of the citizens and their representatives. The purpose of such a government is to advance and realize personal, social, national, patriotic and human prosperity. Thus, such political power derives its legitimacy from the sovereignty of the people and is therefore not absolute and is criticism and substitute. In such a structure, sovereignty is an opportunity to present programs and competitions and turn out the best ideas for the development of the nation and the homeland.

In the sovereignty of Velayat-e faqih, with deception and deceit, political power is attributed to God and comes from “superior will”. What is sacrificed at the first step is the sovereignty of the people and the freedom of choice of citizens.

On the basis of such power and sovereignty, “others” have no place in political and ideological and cultural terms in governing and political power. Therefore, the political, ideological and cultural presence of their sovereignty is considered to be a rival and alternative. Therefore, they must either endorse and honor or be recorded on the list of threats. This list is always ready for assassination alongside the podgy sword. From then on, how to regulate the relationship and its relations with the sovereignty of the Wali-Faqih, its fate and its life.

This feature is inclusive with totalitarianism. It is a feature of Khomeini, and then Khamenei, no group, and someone outside the exclusive circle of power can not tolerate. Therefore, everyone should swear to the supreme leader to ensure the monopoly of power.

Power is a special monopoly on the part of the “superior will” and entrusted to the Wali-Faqih. Denying and violating this monopoly is denied the right to life, and Its sentence includes deprivation of ordinary life, exile, imprisonment, isolation and exclusion, and if not, “terror”.

 Occupation in the sovereignty

This government is not a rule of free will and democratic choice of the people. Khomeini, from the beginning, betrayed the promises made before the revolution, imposed a clerical assembly of people instead of the constituent assembly. This constitutional assembly passed the Velayat-e faqih, and the sovereignty of the Iranian nation was usurped and handed over to a beast called the Wali-Faqih.

In February 1979, in parliamentary elections, Khomeini did not allow any opposition political group candidate, including MEK candidates, to run in parliament with fraud and crackdown.

Representatives of the Wali Faghih have repeatedly acknowledged that people do not have the right to choose. If there is an election for the demagoguery and people make a comment, this opinion has no religious authority and the verdict is validated by the religious leader.

Therefore, the right to vote and opinion about the fate of themselves and the country will be denied to the citizens. His vote is 80 million. He does not have any weight in terms of the Wali Faghih. Being or not having a citizen will have no effect on the fate of society and the environment. Hence, the people of Iran are in control of the occupation, which implements and enforces the laws of the occupied country.

This peculiarity to the sovereignty of the occupier gives the authority to interfere in all matters of life of the nation. From this perspective, all people in the occupied country are suspected and threatened. The greatest cost should be spent on the continuation of occupation. From this perspective, the occupied people must be aware of their right to live on the occupying government. This nation is all “superior will” in the governorate and elected province; therefore, the lives and honor of the people and the amulets are hostages of the occupying power. Hence, the need for assassination and physical removal, the necessity of exercising sovereignty and guaranteeing the survival and consolidation of the foundations of power.

The obvious feature of this occupation is to justify the assassinations, escape from any law and non-accountability for domestic and international complaints and protests and audits.

Intimidating

In a society where equality between men and women, dissent, democracy, pluralism and freedom in its entirety, as well as the critique of the absolute power of the Velayat-e faqih, are considered as a crime and a sin, the means of coping with these values ​​and necessities turn into a state of affairs that addresses all possible ways of a peaceful life It brings to the door. In such a society, the first victim is civility, law, and political and judicial rights. Therefore, the only possible way is to impose power through the promotion of fear and terror.

Terrorism Iran

Execution and assassination are like a lofty corridor whose first and second ends meet with fear and terror. Racial and religious fascists in mullahs’ regime use this weapon to promote fear and terror as the most effective tactical and strategic weapon.

Execution and assassination are one of the main tools and foundations supporting the sovereignty of Velayat-e faqih, which has extended it from prisons to the streets of Iran and the cities of the world. The weapon is so effective for this sovereignty, and if even one day it stops, the elements of the clerical regime will be shaken. The propagation, propagation and propagation of the horror of executions and assassinations act as a spell of the glass of the life of this sovereignty. Therefore, it should be regarded as the main leverage of repression.

Denial the main alternative of the Velayat-e faqih (Alternative) regime

We need to point to a very important feature in the need for terrorism, which undoubtedly are the axes or previous features used to realize this very important principle: the negation of any alternatives or alternatives for the rule of the velayat-e faqih.

From the outset, Khomeini chose and propagated the word “Islam”, the pseudonym “himself” and the clerical regime. With unsurpassed arrogance, he never denied the character of ‘Imam’; on the contrary, he always tried to dismiss it for the general public and, with many tricks, surrounded himself with a halo of sanctity and disintegration.

Some later, he saw the intention and determination that he had learned from the very soon afterwards, under the title of “Velayat-e faqih” in the constitution and formalized. He even nominated his designated government to the “Imam of Time”!

The same sanctity that was arranged and propagated around it was an attempt to eliminate any idea and probability of substitution, which is commonly found in the circle of ordinary political power and commonplace in democratic systems, and set itself the boundary of its inheritance. There is no sunset over this occupation and occupation.

Such a structure, with a combination of power and holiness, does not discourage any opposition from its opponents and critics. All the behavior of Khomeini from the following February 12, 1980 indicates that this special feature is very important: The Islamic Republic should not have any alternative. Therefore, any possibility must be suppressed and destroyed with intensity and intensity.

The vital need for terrorism to eliminate any substitution justifies all policies, strategies, deals, and clauses for this regime. In this need, it will pay for whatever price it needs. In this terrorism, any dignity, if any, goes down and trades.

In the latest example of the need for terrorism in spite of the crisis of achievements, sanctions and uprisings in Iran, which threw the whole regime into turbulence and inflammation, it is willing to sacrifice its democratic alternative to bring the Iranian Resistance in Paris under because he sees in the PMOI and the National Council of Resistance of Iran and Its president, Mrs. Maryam Rajavi an alternative to It’s overwhelming and capable force.

 

What should be done about the Iran’s government-sponsored terrorism

The Iran government sponsors terrorism

Iran, July 11, 2018 – On June 30, as thousands of Iranians and political figures from five continents convened at Paris for the annual Iranian opposition Free Iran rally, the Belgian police arrested a group of terrorists in Brussels. At the same time, the German police arrested Assadollah Assadi, an Iranian regime diplomat. Other undisclosed arrests took place in neighboring European countries, all linked to a complicated terror plot against the Iranian opposition gathering in Paris.

This is part of a broader confrontation between the Iranian opposition and the regime and has now assumed a much larger context.

The U.S. government, whose distinguished citizens and politicians were speaking at the Iranian opposition gathering and could have been the victim of the Iranian regime’s terrorist plot, has declared that it will be pursuing this matter and it won’t go unanswered. Europeans should also make their move. European taxpayers should know about the Iranian regime’s terrorist activities in their countries and decide what to do with its diplomatic facilities, which have become the centers of planning and staging terror plots.

While this latest terror attempt has been in the headlines for several days, the Iranian regime has a long history of attempting and carrying out similar operations in foreign countries. In fact, in the same rally that the regime was going to the be target of the Iranian regime’s failed terror attempt, Louis Freeh, former director of the FBI, reminded the crowd of another violent terrorist attack that had been hatched in Tehran and carried out by the Iranian regime’s operatives.

“Although, things are changing around and under the regime, the regime’s agenda of terrorism has not changed,” Freeh said in his speech. “Last Monday was the 22nd anniversary of the IRGC Saudi Hezbollah bombing of the US barracks in Khobar Tower. Since then, the regime has continued to export terrorism in Yemen, in Argentina, in Syria and all around the world. That has not changed. What has changed, however, is what’s going on in the hearts and minds and on the streets and bazaars of Iran…”

In 1996, after the bombing of the Khobar towers, Louis Freeh, who at the time was the director of the FBI, dispatched an investigation team. They soon learned that the persons behind the terrorist attack had been trained, armed and financed by the IRGC. However, since the dominant policy of the U.S. administration was rapprochement and appeasement toward the Iranian regime, the matter was not pursued.

Another notable episode was the bombing of the U.S. Marines barracks in Beirut, Lebanon, again the doing of the IRGC and Hezbollah. During the attack, which took place on October 23, 1983, 241 American and 58 French military personnel were killed along with 6 civilians.

Four years later, on July 20, 1987, Mohsen Rafiqdoust, the former IRGC Minister, officially stated, “Americans know that the explosive that combined with that ideology and sent 400 American soldiers and officers to hell, both the ideology and the explosive material came from Iran.”

Some of the other terrorist attacks conducted by the Iranian regime abroad include the following:

  • Assassination Abdul Rahman Ghassemlou, the leader of the Kurdistan Democratic party, in Vienna, Austria, in 1989
  • The assassination of Shapour Bakhtiar, the last Prime Minister of the Shah regime, in Suresnes, France 1991
  • The assassination of Kazem Rajavi, NCRI member, and brother of Iranian opposition leader Massoud Rajavi, in Coppet, Switzerland, in 1990
  • The assassination of Kurdish opposition leaders in Berlin, Germany, in 1992
  • The assassination of Mohammad Hossein Naghdi, NCRI member, in Rome, Italy, in 1993
  • The assassination of Zahra Rajabi, NCRI member, in Istanbul, Turkey, in 1996

These are just some of the terror attacks that the Iranian regime has conducted in European countries in the past decades. There are also several failed assassination attempts, and the regime was also involved in bombings in London and Paris.

Disappointingly, in most cases, European governments have let the Iranian regime’s terrorists off the hook because of their goals to appease Tehran.

Some of the diplomat terrorists of the Iranian regime in European countries include the following:

  • Alireza Moayeri, the regime’s ambassador to France and UN
  • Vahid Gorji, Iranian terrorist in France
  • Massoud Hendi, Iranian terrorist in France
  • Kazem Darabi
  • Ali Vakilrad
  • Fereidoun Pourahmadi
  • Mohammad Azadi

	Ali Vakilrad , Fereidoun Pourahmadi & Mohammad Azadi

Ali Vakilrad , Fereidoun Pourahmadi & Mohammad Azadi

	Left to right Mohsen Rafiqdoust, Momed Saleh Al-Hosseini, Aniss Naqash, Mosen Rezaei

Left to right Mohsen Rafiqdoust, Mohammed Saleh Al-Hosseini, Aniss Naqash, Mohsen Rezaei

The group that assassinated Kazem Rajavi were well-known diplomats of the Iranian regime. They had traveled to Geneva with their diplomatic documents and returned to Tehran after carrying out the assassination.

On June 17, 2004, the Tribune De Geneve newspaper published an article in which it identified a bank account with a $200 million balance, which might have been used to fund 400 terrorist attacks in Europe. According to TDG, the account was also linked to the terrorist bombing of the AMIA building in Buenos Aires in 1994, which killed 86 people and injured 200 others. The account was used to fund a team of 13 people, who had been dispatched to Switzerland to assassinate Kazem Rajavi.

So this all brings us back to the first question: What must be done with the government-sponsored terrorism of the Iranian regime? As far as the people of Iran and taxpayers in western countries are concerned, the answer is clear: Every center and facility that gives the Iranian regime a diplomatic cover to carry out its evil terrorist plots must be closed down.

Iran: Hezbollah Sanctions Are One Step in Curbing Iran’s Influence

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Iran-Hezbollah sanctions are one step in curbing Iran’s influence

The political situation in Lebanon is in turmoil. The recent parliamentary elections had the aim of selecting representatives. However, one other thing became glaringly obvious – the power that Iran and Hezbollah hold there.

Iran has gained considerable influence in the country mostly due to its political alliances, especially that of Michel Aoun – the Lebanese president – and several political parties including the Free Patriotic Movement (FPM) party.

Not forgetting Iran’s use of brute force and violence that it employs to eliminate the threat from opponents.

Sanctions on the Lebanese Hezbollah were imposed by the Arab Gulf nations and the United States. This is no surprise given that Iran has been helped by Hezbollah in its expansion across the region.

Iran has become a major problem and threat in the Middle East. For years, US administrations have tried to contain the Iran threat and, over the course of decades, several presidents put in place sanctions that ended up crippling the Iranian economy. However, all the progress was undone when former president Barack Obama took office and lifted the sanctions and pursued policies of appeasement towards Iran.

Iran was given access to billions of dollars when the sanctions were lifted. Even before and during the negotiations for the 2015 nuclear deal, Obama turned a blind eye to much of Iran’s belligerence and blindly preached about how Iran would become more moderate and so on.

Iran did not become more moderate. In fact, it became emboldened and spread further across the region.

US President Donald Trump has vowed to eliminate the Iran threat and recently announced that he was withdrawing from the nuclear agreement. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also delivered a speech in which he listed 12 conditions Iran must adhere to before there is any discussion about the United States re-entering the deal.

Pompeo and Trump reminded the world that the Iran threat is more than just nuclear. They warned that Iran’s heavy funding of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and the numerous militias and proxy groups that it supports, including the Lebanese Hezbollah, are permitting Iran to reach further than ever.

The fact that the sanctions come at a time when a new Lebanese government is about to be formed is crucial. It is a warning to any potential leader in Lebanon, including current Prime Minister Saad Hariri, that the US and Arab nations are serious about curbing the threat. The message is that any future relations between the coalition and Lebanon will not involve Iran or Hezbollah.

Critics say that the sanctions are harsh on the Lebanese state, but they are in fact the perfect opportunity for any leaders to get rid of Hezbollah from the cabinet so that economic consequences are avoided.

It will also urge the President of Lebanon to undo the 2006 memorandum of understanding with Hezbollah with regards to the ridiculous claim that it is defending its arsenal.

Taking such measures against Iran, indirectly, are essential to putting the brakes on its spread of chaos.

Target Iran’s nuclear/terrorism threats for regime change

Iranian missile program, a menace to the security of the region
Iranian missile program, a menace to the security of the region
PMOI/MEK staff writer

May 9, 2018 – Following the United State’s decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal and fully impose powerful economic against Tehran, there will be an increase in discussions on the path forward from here.

If the Middle East is to experience anything resembling peace, democracy, stability, and security, it is an inarguable necessity to first realize democratic change and end the mullahs’ rule in Iran.

Tehran has taken advantage of several decades of appeasement, resulting in the suffering of the Iranian people and nations across the region. The history of billions flowing into Iranian regime bank accounts and pallets of cash flown into this country must come to an end.

Iran’s sinister regime, understanding no language but the language of a firm and definitive policy, is beginning to see the end of a long and fruitful journey at the expense of many others.

Tehran, being the world’s central banker of international terrorism, “has funded its long reign of terror by plundering the wealth of its own people,” according to U.S. President Donald Trump’s speech.

It is worth noting how the Iranian opposition coalition National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), of which the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) is a member of, first blew the whistle back in 2002 on Iran’s clandestine nuclear program, highly suspicious of seeking nuclear weapons.

Such an industrial scale effort is meaningless for a country sitting on an ocean of oil and natural gas. Especially when such a multi-billion dollar project is depriving millions of people struggling with poverty across the country.

“Eradicating the clerical regime’s nuclear and terrorism threats means getting rid of the regime in its entirety. A regime based on the principle of Velayat-e faqih (absolute rule of the clergy) cannot exist without terrorism, suppression, and weapons of mass destruction,” said NCRIPresident Maryam Rajavi following the US decision.

All banks and companies currently doing business with Iran are finding it extremely difficult to continue their endeavors. It is quite obvious that Iran’s $450 billion economy is no choice in the face of the U.S. $44 trillion economy.

It is also a moral decision placed before everyone from all walks of life in the international community: to continue seeking short-term economic interests with Iran’s regime, or finally deciding to stand with the Iranian people in their quest for freedom, democracy, and human rights.

Iran’s regime must also be stopped in its treks of warmongering, export of fundamentalism and terrorism, as explained by Mrs. Rajvi. It is quite interesting how standing alongside the Iranian people will actually further the long-term interests of the very parties currently appeasing the Iranian regime and only seeking short-term interests.

Such a policy will also prevent Iran from launching a new war and bring an end to the ongoing wars already causing havoc across the region.

The Iranian people proved once again in December and January how they seek liberation from the oppressive rulers sitting on the throne in Tehran.

Democratic change is coming to Iran and each and every member of the international community must decide sooner or later where they stand on this very dire matter.

As a necessity, the United Nations Security Council should take this opportunity and launch the global effort focusing on Iran’s long forgone human rights dossier, parallel to holding this regime accountable for its meddling throughout the Middle East and beyond, and advancing a dangerous ballistic missile program.

Countless crimes have been committed by the Iranian regime inside the country and abroad. Steps are being taken against Tehran. More needs to be done and the Iranian regime must be held to the ropes until all those responsible for these crimes are placed before justice.