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On Saturday the Iranian opposition held a very organized and massive meeting in a huge auditorium north of Paris. Members of the Iranian community outside the country gathered from five continents to support the Iranian opposition’s effort to establish democracy and freedom in Iran under the banner of #FreeIran.
Hundreds of political, religious, legal and military dignitaries were joined by human rights and women’s rights advocates delivered speeches in support of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) and its President, Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, a Muslim woman believing in a tolerant and democratic Islam.
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The current plan for sanctions against Iran leaves the regime between a proverbial rock and hard place since its choices are complied or die.
The adoption of “Countering Iran’s Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017” by the United States Senate has rendered a variety of reactions from Iran resembling the terrified status of the regime’s senior ranks. Iranian media have widely referred to this new bill and the resulting authorizations as the “mother of all sanctions” and the “sanctions black hole.”
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Iran’s leaders are criticizing Trump’s recent visit to the Middle East and the resulting agreements. But sanctions and public pressure are having an effect.
Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei lashed out strongly at the Arab coalition and the United States in strong remarks recently.
“The U.S. president stands alongside the leaders of a tribal and backward system and does the sword dance, but criticizes an Iranian election with 40 million votes… Even with a multi-billion dollar bribe to America, the Saudis cannot achieve their goals in the region,” he said.
Continue reading Iran’s Top Officials Signaling Weakness
In a grand gathering in Tirana, Albania, on the occasion of the Persian New Year, the Iranian Resistance’s President-elect Maryam Rajavi wished that the New Year would be the year of breaking the chains of the religious fascism ruling Iran. Today marked the beginning of the Iranian New Year or Nowrouz that starts with the arrival of spring. Mrs. Rajavi wished the looming of the spring of freedom and national sovereignty, the failure of the mullahs’ belligerence in the region, and the year of emancipation of the defenseless people of Syria from the clutches of the clerical regime ruling Iran.
Continue reading Maryam Rajavi: Let us turn the New Year into the year of defeat for religious fascism in Iran and the region
Struan Stevenson, President of European Iraqi Freedom Association (EIFA): Hail to Camp Liberty residents, they will be free one day. 2800 people have been killed by fundamentalists in the past months.We must know our enemy. How was Daesh created? As Maryam Rajavi said, there was no organized Islamic theory advocating massacre of innocent people before Khomeini got to power in Iran. The root cause of Shiite and Sunni extremism is in Tehran #RajaviYes 4 #FreeIran. Both Shiite and Sunni extremism deny rights of women and want to advance their objectives by force. The head of the snake of fundamentalism is in Tehran. Churchill said all good things are simple words, love, compassion, justice, freedom and all these are in the 10-pt plan of Maryam Rajavi and NCRI. Long Live Maryam Rajavi, Long live PMOI/MEK Continue reading Report from The Iranian Grand gathering
By Dr. Majid Rafizadeh– It is the world’s largest gathering of those who advocate freedom and democracy in Iran. A mass “Free Iran” rally is being held in the French capital, Paris, on July 9. The event is expected to attract more than 100,000 people who come together from around the world in order to make their voice heard. More than 20 Nobel laureates have declared their support for the “Free Iran” gathering. Continue reading Al-arabia English:Free Iran: Understanding the first opposition group of its kind
PARIS | In the biggest gathering of its kind, thousands of Iranian dissidents — and no shortage of former high-level American officials from both sides of the aisle — will converge here Saturday for a giant rally calling for the downfall of Iran’s theocratic government.
Organizers say former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is coming, along with former Govs. Howard Dean, Bill Richardson and Tom Ridge, along with former FBI Director Louis Freeh, former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani and a host of others.
Continue reading The Washington Times:Iranian dissidents gather in Paris, slam U.S.’ nukes deal