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A Conference Held in Paris Calls for Justice in Iran and Syria

On Saturday, November 26, a large conference Call for Justice: Ending Impunity for Perpetrators of Crimes Against Humanity in Iran and Syria was held in Paris, at the Mutualité conference center.

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Iranian Americans criticize Ex  U,S. official anti-MEK comments 

An American Diplomat and the former Coordinator for Counterterrorism has yet again criticised the Iranian Resistance; this time for allegedly funding a political opponent of his.

Daniel Benjamin wrote a scathing op-ed criticising Rudy Giuliani for accepting money from Iranian Resistance group, Mujahedin-e-Khalq (MEK/PMOI)

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Will Donald Trump Be A Game Changer For Iran Policy?

In his article for The Daily Caller, President of the American Committee on Human Rights, former Member of the White House National Security Council staff, and Personal Representative of the Secretary of Defense to arms control talks in the Reagan-Bush administration, Raymond Tanter writes about the in-coming administration of Donald Trump. As a highly experienced politician, Tanter believes that Trump has the opportunity to change the outcome in Iran, in favour of the Iranian people, instead of Tehran.

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A New Understanding of What the MEK Represents

On Monday in Yahoo News, the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) was discussed.  Formed in 1965, it is the largest and best-organized Iranian opposition movement, and is the main component of the coalition, National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), which acts as the parliament-in-exile.

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London: Calls for Justice for Victims and Families of 1988 Massacre in Iran

An article about the 1988 Massacre in Iran, and the effects it’s had on the families of the victims appeared in Metro on November 18.  It featured a discussion with Omid Ebrahmi, whose lost five family members during the mass executions in Iran that summer.   19 year old Omid now lives with his family in London.  He was too young to have personally seen relatives executed, however, like many others, he is eager to see the executions of 1988 condemned as a massacre.

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Independent Investigation of Iran's 1988 Massacre Called for by 200 British MPS and Peers

On November 18, Asharq Al-Awsat the Arabic international newspaper headquartered in London, reported on a conference in the House of Commons on Thursday, November 17.  The conference was chaired by Rt. Reverend John Pritchard, the former Bishop of Oxford, and cross party MPs, Lords, and British religious leaders.  They expressed their concern over the alarming rate of executions, including public hangings, execution of juvenile offenders and women by the Iranian regime.

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Iran Breaking News - Protest gathering by families of political prisoners in front of Rouhani's office

 According to latest news from Iran, more than 100 families of political prisoners in Iran, in particular the families of Ward 350...

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