• SPEECH BY MARYAM RAJAVI ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE MASSACRE IN ASHRAF ON SEPTEMBER 1, 2013 (PHOTOS)

      Honorable friends, dear sisters and brothers,

     We have come together to pay homage to the epical resistance and sacrifice of Ashraf residents on September 1, 2013.This ceremony coincides with Eid Al-Adha.
    On the occasion of this Eid and this anniversary, we have come together to strengthen our vows to the 52 PMOI members who sealed their pledges by sacrificing their lives.We pledge to always remember their sacrifice

  • 'Free Iran' rally remarks the position of PMOI in Iranian resistance as a democratic alternative

     

    During the "Free Iran" rally in Paris on July 1, the mood was festive and clearing upbeat, as speakers discussed the movement of MEK members from Iraq to Albania.But many of the speakers and delegations also spoke of the real possibility of regime change in Iran,as they noted major changes on the international scene. Speaker after speaker from the United States pointed to the new policies of the Trump administration,

  • A democratic alternative 2 D Iranian regime – 'Free Iran' rally highlights MEK's role in Iranian resistance

     During the "Free Iran" rally in Paris on July 1, the mood was festive and clearing upbeat, as speakers discussed the movement of MEK members from Iraq to Albania.But many of the speakers and delegations also spoke of the real possibility of regime change in Iran, as they noted major changes on the international scene.

  • A new era for PMOI/MEK with this lady at the helm

    On the 52nd anniversary of its foundation on September 6, 2017, the Iranian Resistance’s central force, the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) elected a new Secretary General.The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) is a robust movement, which its central council consists of thousands of women. In Iran, Albania, France, Germany, London and Sweden.

  • Crisis-riddled Iran sees opposition elect new secretary general

    BY Dr. Majid Rafizadeh

    Crowd in TiranaAs Iran finds itself engulfed in domestic and external turmoil, the opposition in-exile enjoys the prowess and cohesion to elect a new secretary general.A new administration in Washington has been ramping up the heat, punishing Tehran for meddling in other states’ affairs and advancing its ballistic missile drive. All the while Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has seen his representative rejected by two senior Shiite leaders in Iraq,

  • Exploiting Tehran’s Anxiety over Increasingly Powerful Iranian Opposition

    By Shahriar Kia

    Last  week, Senator John McCain paid a visitto newly established centers of the Iranian opposition People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) in Albania, where he met Maryam Rajavi, President of the Paris-based National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), and Iranian exiles who until recently were living in concentration camp conditions at the former U.S. military base of Camp Liberty, Iraq.

  • Iran meddling in small Muslim countries surfaces

    By Pejman Amiri

     On Monday, the speaker of the Iranian foreign ministry briefly spoke of his country’s dispute with Tajikistan and said, “our efforts aim to clear the misunderstandings developed in Dushanbe with respect to Tehran.”Eurasianet.org, which covers news of the region, reported that last week, the Tajikistan authorities order the shutdown of an Iranian trade and culture center in Tajikistan’s northern Sughd province.

  • Iran’s opposition shows how to run an election

    by Dr. Majid Rafizadeh

    Proponents of the Iranian government argue that there exist no better alternatives to the political establishment of the ruling clerics. The reality is, though, that there are indeed alternative establishments — ones that are organized and democratic. As Iran finds itself engulfed in domestic and external turmoil, the opposition-in-exile has shown that it enjoys a tremendous amount of prowess and cohesion,

  • It is time to recognize the Iranian Resistance movement and respect the right for regime change in Iran

    BY DR. AHMADI NASAB

    U.S. moral and political support for Iran’s opposition freedom fighters makes sense. It is a cost-effective means of pressuring Iran to change its belligerent regional behavior.

    While the Iranian regime is infamous for its terrorist activities and nuclear weapons program, much less is known about Iranian opposition to that regime. In fact, the people of Iran and their organized resistance movement were the first to stand against the mullahs, and have paid the highest price. It is estimated that more than 120,000 advocates of democracy have been executed since 1979.

  • Meeting in Albania, tsunami in Iran

     By Hassan Mahmoudi

    After calling for a regime change in Iran by the Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson and reviewing the policy regard Iran by President Trump, the meeting of a delegation of the U.S. senators with the Leader of the National council of Resistance of Iran, Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, is considered a great step, and shocks the mullah’s regime in Iran. Hassan Mahmodi, a specialist in Iran politic, wrote a piece in American thinker about the significance of the meeting.

  • MEK’s popularity among Iranian youth, regime’s nightmare

    by Poorang Novak

    One of the great falsehoods of the Iran lobby and the appeasers of the clerical regime in Tehran is that any effort at regime change would inevitably lead to war. This by-line can be seen in every article by the Iran lobby and the appeasers attempting to underscore the growing global support for the Iranian opposition (MEK/PMOI) and the Iranian people’s quest for regime change.

  • Senior US Senators meet Iran opposition leader in Albania

    Dr. Majid Rafizadeh

    While August seems usually a passive time of the year in politics, it has been quite the opposite for Iran and the wide variety of developments around this controversial international dossier.A senior delegation of United States Senators travelled to Tirana, the capital of Albania, today, August 12, 2017, to meet the Iranian opposition leader Maryam Rajavi, who heads the National Council of Resistance of Iran.

  • Struan Stevenson: Iran Regime Is Very Weak and Rotten, Teetering on the Edge of a Cliff

    Struan Stevenson: Iran Regime Is Very Weak and Rotten, Teetering on the Edge of a Cliff - National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)

    While reciting his interesting and valuable memories of a struggle alongside the Iranian Resistance in past years, Struan Stevenson President of the European Iraqi Freedom Association and former chair of Friends of a Free Iran Intergroup in European Parliament, attended several Meetings with the Iranian communities in Germany on the period of April 20 – 24, and through his ample speeches described and analysed the latest political situation in the region and Iran, the following are excerpts of his speeches.

  • Trump, Nikki Haley can punish Iran without ending nuclear deal

    BY RAYMOND TANTER

    According to reports, UN Amb. Nikki Haley suggested Congress might have a role in having the final say on the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. She found a way for President Trump to say Iran is not complying without immediately killing the accord. Just as he punted the ball to Capitol Hill on the “Dreamers,” Haley is allowing Trump to do likewise on the nuclear deal.

  • US Rep. Ted Poe: Time for accountability over Iran's 1988 massacre

    NCRI - The perpetrators of the 1988 massacre of some 30,000 political prisoners in Iran will soon be held accountable for their crimes against the Iranian people, United States Congressman Ted Poe has told the Iranian Resistance’s ‘Free Iran’ rally in Paris.

    Addressing tens of thousands of supporters of the Iranian Resistance on July 1, the Republican Congressman from Texas said:

  • US ties with Iranian opposition strengthening

     by :Dr. Majid Rafizadeh

    The Iranian opposition is gaining momentum due to a growing consensus in the US Congress over the necessity for regime change in Iran. A senior delegation of US senators went to Albania’s capital Tirana this week to meet Maryam Rajavi, who heads the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), a political coalition calling for regime change in Iran and considered the main threat to the ruling mullahs. 

  • Why is Tehran terrified of US senators meeting with the Iranian opposition?

    by Amir Basiri

    Sens. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Thom Tillis, R-N.C., met with National Council of Resistance of Iran President Maryam Rajavi and members of the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran. Rajavi thanked the senators for their firm position toward Iran, especially the adoption of new sanctions against the ruling regime and the Revolutionary Guards for their human rights abuses, Iran's ballistic missile program, and the export of terrorism.

  • Why the Iranian regime is incapable of reforming from within

    By F. Mahmoudi

    The unprecedented strength of the Iranian opposition People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) in Paris and Albania has severely alarmed the Iranian regime. It has also raised a pertinent question, can the Iranian regime be reformed within?The signs so far are not encouraging.

  • With help from US, transformative change in Iran is within reach

    by Dr. Majid Sadeghpour

    Recently, Senate Armed Service Committee Chairman Sen. John McCain(R-Ariz.) met with Maryam Rajavi, the president-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) and addressed members of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) in a rally in Tirana, Albania.Senator McCain’s visit represents a turning point in the plight of the Iranian dissidents now in Albania, but more importantly, marks a significant milestone in their struggle to bring about democratic change in Iran.