On Saturday 13 july 2019, a large crowd gathered in Ashraf 3, Albania, home to Iranian opposition group People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK), to hold the annual Free Iran rally of the Iranian resistance. The event was the fourth installment in a series of events held at Ashraf 3. Maria Candida Almeida gave a speech in this gathering.
Maria Candida Almeida – Deputy Attorney General of Portugal
Maria Candida Almeida: Dear Mrs. Rajavi, my dear friends, I admire your. I respect and I believe in your ideals and share your dream of freedom, equality and liberation of your country. I admire Madame Rajavi as a woman leader who has tirelessly led this hard struggle for freedom and human rights in Iran and consequently has become the to religion dictatorship.
I remember Martin Luther King had a dream, civil and economic rights for all the people and to the in the United States. And it come true. Gandhi had a dream to free his people from colonist oppression and it come true. Nelson Mandela had a dream to end apartheid that suffocated his people and come true. Mrs. Rajavi, your dream is noble and. It is a in your 10-point plan.
Maria Candida Almeida ended her speech saying: You will make that dream come true like the other heroes of our life. I’m sure. Thank you so much for your example. Our dream, brothers and sisters, is to see Mrs. Rajavi lead a free and democratic Iran. And we all of us will see it come soon. Thank you.
Maria Candida Almeida previously had mentioned:
Dear Mrs. Rajavi, my dear friends,
It has been an extraordinary three days with you. Actually unbelievable, because we have heard of all your suffering in Camp Ashraf and Liberty and all the unfair events against you from the (inaudible) to the blacklisting of this movement. But now you are here and I am very happy to be with you.