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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.

Dr. Majid Rafizadeh

Thousands of Iranians gathered in the giant auditorium in Villepente Exhibition Center, just outside in a massive expression of support urging the world to adopt a firm approach toward the Iranian government. The gathering featured an array of speakers from all over the world and across the political spectrum, including Saudi Prince Turki bin Faisal and a large delegation from the Syrian democratic opposition.

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 Experts and scholars, prior to participating in #FreeIran gathering, joined a panel discussion, held in Paris to discuss the current social-political situation in Iran and the role of the Iranian opposition (MEK) in this regards. The meeting was organized by the “Foundation for Middle East Studies (FEMO)”, and the “Alliance for Public Awareness, Iranian Communities in Europe(APA)”.

In many movements for social change or social justice, women are there doing a lot of the grunt work and getting none of the praise.

Thankfully, this is not the case in the Iranian Resistance’s struggle for freedom. Dedicated to gender equality and with a female President at the helm of the movement, the Resistance makes it clear that women are not only an integral part of the movement, they’re also highly visible within the movement.

NCRI - A French politician declared his support for the Iranian Resistance and its leader Maryam Rajavi, at the Free Iran rally in Paris, last weekend.

Bernard Kouchner, France’s former Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, said: “I want to congratulate Maryam Rajavi… She is not only a good example, but the beginning of a real perspective to change the regime for democracy. A [Muslim] lady to be president of Iran should be the beginning of a huge, immense change…