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The annual “Free Iran” gathering of the Iranian Resistance, People’s MojahedinOrganization of Iran (PMOI/MEK), commenced on July 1st attracting tens of thousands of participants from over five continents, including prominent political figures from the United States and Europe.  A wide range of topics were addressed and human rights were at the forefront. 

by Jenny Desborough

A group including director of the Association of Anglo-Iranian Women in the UK Laila Jazayeri and MPs Theresa Villiers and Matthew Offord went to Paris on July 1 to speak with thousands of others at the #FreeIran event at Villepinte Auditorium, Villepinte, Paris.The annual event brings together speakers from the United States, Europe and Middle Eastern countries, with this year’s theme focusing on “The solution to the Iran crisis”.

The National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) issued a statement reporting its semi-annual session held on July 6th and 7th with President-elect Maryam Rajavi taking part.The statement reads in part:Maryam Rajavi welcomed members of the NCRI as well as the participants who attended the first day of the meetings as observers. On the eve of the anniversary of the July 21, 1952 uprising, she paid homage to the martyrs of that great uprising and to Dr.

 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,

BY SHAHRIAR KIA 

As the number one state sponsor of terrorism and the source of a fundamentalist ideology, the Iranian regime is the principal contributor to the crises that are riddling the Middle East. And the past eight years have proven that appeasing the mullahs ruling Iran will only render a bad situation worse.It is now more evident than ever that only a free and democratic Iran can help restore peace and stability in the region,

The interim session of the National Council of Resistance of Iran was held on July 6 and 7, 2017, in the presence of Maryam Rajavi.The interim session of the National Council of Resistance of Iran was held on July 6 and 7, 2017, in the presence of Maryam Rajavi.In the beginning, Maryam Rajavi welcomed members of the NCRI as well as the participants who attended the first day of the meetings as observers.

 

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,

What happened 29 years ago in Iran, and why after all these years, we are witnessing a crisis and a rising conflict among rival factions in the ruling class over that in Iran?Throughout the summer of 1988 in Iran, some 30,000 political prisoners, the bulk of whom were MEK members or sympathizers, were executed. This year marks the 29th anniversary of that horrible Crime Against Humanity.

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A Belgian politician has hailed the Iranian Resistance for its commitment to gender equality, as demonstrated in their leadership and their ten point plan for Iran, during her speech before the Free Iran Gathering last weekend.Els van Hoof, chair of the women’s faction in the Belgian Parliament, said: “As the chair of the women’s section of my party, I support [leader of the Iranian Resistance, Maryam Rajavi’s] vision for Iranian women.

IJR. (Independent Journal review), Jul 8, 2017--  Opponents of Iran's theocratic government packed a convention center outside Paris on Saturday for a day-long event featuring prominent U.S. officials and several allies of the Trump administration, among them former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich.