The Coronavirus death toll in Iran has now risen to 14,700, as of Monday, according to the People’s Mojahedin Organization … moreApril 1, 2020 15:30
The main opposition to the Iranian regime – the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI / MEK Iran) – has … moreApril 1, 2020 09:37
Prisoners across Iran are increasingly exposed to COVID-19 with deaths mounting up amidst a total failure by the Iranian regime … moreMarch 31, 2020 21:19
Iranian prisoners across the country are staging massive revolts and breakouts, according to reports from MEK sources. The rebellions are … moreMarch 31, 2020 18:15
The Coronavirus outbreak in Iran has already claimed the lives of more than 14,200 people across the country. Every single … moreMarch 31, 2020 15:43
The situation in Iran is getting increasingly tense between the government and the people as the Coronavirus outbreak continues to … moreMarch 30, 2020 20:14
According to the Mujahedin-e Khalq (PMOI/MEK Iran), the main opposition to the religious dictatorship ruling Iran, two Iranians die every … moreMarch 30, 2020 16:19
The chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), Muhammad Mohadessin, reports that … moreMarch 30, 2020 10:21
The Coronavirus outbreak in Iran has spread across every single province and has killed more than 13,600 people across the … moreMarch 29, 2020 20:16
The Iranian New Year (Nowruz) began last Friday, but celebrations are muted in the Gulf country because of the coronavirus … moreMarch 29, 2020 16:41
The Coronavirus outbreak in Iran continues to run rampant across the country. So far, more than 12,400 people have died … moreMarch 28, 2020 18:21
Reports from Iran indicate that dozens of health workers have contracted Coronavirus and died as a result of being severely … moreMarch 28, 2020 15:43
The presence of the Iranian regime’s Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) terrorist networks in Iran has led to sanctions being enforced on … moreMarch 28, 2020 10:24
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said last Tuesday that 50% of government workers would now stay home to slow the coronavirus’ … moreMarch 27, 2020 20:15
The man who announced the establishment of the main opposition to the mullahs’ regime in Iran was born in the … moreMarch 27, 2020 19:52
The people of Iran are living in uncertain times. There is an atmosphere of fear in the country because of … moreMarch 27, 2020 09:22
The latest figures indicate that more than 11,500 people in Iran have died after contracting Coronavirus. The death toll continues … moreMarch 26, 2020 20:41
In a webinar: Mohammad Mohaddessin, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), … moreMarch 26, 2020 16:00
Since the start of the Coronavirus outbreak in Iran, the country’s leadership has been extremely neglectful and not reactive at … moreMarch 26, 2020 10:17
The Iranian regime is kicking international NGO Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF or Doctors Without Borders) out of the country, after … moreMarch 25, 2020 20:22
On 20th March, Iranians celebrated the arrival of Nowruz or Persian New Year. It is traditionally a time of great … moreMarch 25, 2020 18:40
Members of the Romanian Parliamentarian Committee for Free Iran and Romanian lawmakers have released a statement in which they expressed … moreMarch 25, 2020 09:24
Severe flooding swept through Southern Iran last weekend, killing eleven people and adding another layer to the humanitarian crisis unfolding … moreMarch 24, 2020 16:20
The people of Iran have been suffering from economic hardship for many years now. With every year that passes, the … moreMarch 24, 2020 09:54
- Iran Coronavirus Outbreak: Nobel Laureates from Across World Call Iran out for Crime Against Humanity
Twenty-one Nobel laureates from around the world wrote a letter to Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres in which … moreMarch 24, 2020 09:28
For several weeks now, the Iranian regime has been watching the Coronavirus outbreak spread further and further across the country. … moreMarch 23, 2020 20:15
Today’s announcement from the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI / MEK Iran) stated that Iran’s coronavirus death toll had … moreMarch 23, 2020 16:06
The Budget for 2020 announced by the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has been denounced as an illusion by many in … moreMarch 23, 2020 15:40
It has been reliably reported that many prisoners at the Parsilon Prison in Khorramabad have managed to escape with the … moreMarch 22, 2020 20:01
Mujahedin-e Khalq (PMOI/MEK Iran) announced yesterday, Saturday of March 21, 2020, that the number of Coronavirus deaths has risen … moreMarch 22, 2020 15:18
March 20, 2020, marked the Iranian New Year, Nowruz. The term that means “a new day,” but Iranians are unlikely … moreMarch 21, 2020 15:29
Paying tribute to the martyrs of the November 2019 uprising, on the event of Nowruz, the Iranian New Year, Maryam … moreMarch 21, 2020 15:06
The death toll from the deadly coronavirus in Iran climbed to 8,200 this week, and growing social unrest has left … moreMarch 21, 2020 10:00
On March 20th, sources of Mujahedin-e Khalq (PMOI/MEK Iran) reported that the coronavirus epidemic is spreading across the country and … moreMarch 20, 2020 22:42
Public outrage over the regime’s mismanagement of the coronavirus epidemic in Iran has become so widespread that even state-run media … moreMarch 20, 2020 11:17
On Thursday, March 20, Kianush Jahanpur, spokesperson for the regime’s Health Ministry, warned Iranians of the risks of visiting friends … moreMarch 20, 2020 11:05
It has now been reported that more than 6,400 people have died in Iran after contracting Coronavirus. The news was … moreMarch 19, 2020 20:27
- New Sanction on Iranian Regime by the US, Calling the Regime Source of the Coronavirus Outbreak in Iran
Last Tuesday, the United States imposed new sanctions on the Iran regime and asked the mullahs to release detained Americans, … moreMarch 19, 2020 19:39
COVID-19 has spread to 196 cities in all 31 provinces in Iran, according to a statement from the … moreMarch 19, 2020 10:37
Like many other countries at the moment, Americans are preoccupied with the spread of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus. They also … moreMarch 18, 2020 22:22
The Herald published an article from Struan Stevenson, former president of the European Parliament’s Delegation for Relations with Iraq.March 22, 2020 14:57
Professor Ivan Sascha Sheehan a leading Iran policy scholar and a professor at Baltimore University has recently published a book … moreFebruary 29, 2020 20:46
On Thursday, Townhall.com published an article by former Italian Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi analyzing the Majlis (parliamentary) elections on … moreFebruary 21, 2020 22:21
Earlier this month the Spanish magazine El Espanol interviewed Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of … moreFebruary 19, 2020 18:41
Many political figures have been criticizing the European Union for its appeasement of Iran despite the grave violations of human … moreFebruary 13, 2020 20:51
A Daily Express article recently described the angry protests that took place last month in Tehran and other cities around … moreFebruary 11, 2020 18:01
The Washington Examiner reported that hundreds of demonstrators joined forces close to the White House to raise people’s awareness for … moreFebruary 10, 2020 18:17
United Press International published an article by Struan Stevenson on Monday predicting the imminent fall of the Iranian regime. … moreFebruary 5, 2020 18:53
Townhall published an article on Thursday by retired U.S. Army Colonel Thomas Cantwell that characterized Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) Quds Force … moreJanuary 18, 2020 21:01
Professor Ivan Sascha Sheehan published an opinion piece on the Fox News website on Tuesday arguing that mainstream media reports … moreJanuary 15, 2020 17:39
Supporters of MEK rallied in London on Saturday, December 28 to reiterate their support for the nationwide protests of the … moreDecember 29, 2019 12:45
- MEK Iran: 200 MEPs Support Iran Protests And Maryam Rajavi’s Call On UN To Dispatch A Fact-finding Delegation
On December 20, 2019, four lawmakers from the UK House of Commons and the House of Lords released a Press … moreDecember 23, 2019 18:43
In a November 24, 2019 op-ed in the Dallas Morning News, Homeira Hesami of the Iranian-American Community of North Texas … moreNovember 27, 2019 14:58
The Iranian regime’s foreign policy has increased in its brazenness, with the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) attacking or … moreOctober 24, 2019 10:58
NBC News published an article on October 17, which contained several long-disproved claims about the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK Iran). Anyone … moreOctober 21, 2019 20:03
Thousands of people in Iran are being forced to sell their body parts, including livers, lungs, bone marrow, blood, kidneys, … moreSeptember 20, 2019 19:52
Recent changes in the White House caused many reactions with different attitudes. Some still seeking appeasement policy toward Iranian regime … moreSeptember 18, 2019 19:35
The Iranian Regime has denied basic human rights to the Iranian people, especially women, for 40 years now, but the … moreSeptember 14, 2019 00:00
In an article entitled, “Embrace of Iran’s Foreign Minister Creates an Opening for Propaganda and Terrorism” (Town Hall, September 6, … moreSeptember 7, 2019 20:17
In an op-ed published on the Euractiv website, former Italian Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi argued that U.S. Secretary of State … moreSeptember 4, 2019 15:59
The Iranian regime poses a threat to global security which cannot be ignored by the international security, writes Ambassador Ken … moreSeptember 3, 2019 11:51
On International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances on 30 August 2019, Amnesty International released a statement entitled: Iran: … moreAugust 29, 2019 12:00
The visits of Iranian regime Foreign Minister Zarif to France and Nordic countries triggered a crisis in the regime. On … moreAugust 28, 2019 23:37
Hossein Abedini, a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the National Council of Resistance of Iran NCRI), urged the … moreAugust 25, 2019 11:09
On August 15, 2019, the Hill TV broadcast its ninth segment of “Iran: The Untold Story”. The segment focused on … moreAugust 24, 2019 18:33
The trip by the Iranian regime’s foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, to Nordic countries raised a series of concerns and … moreAugust 23, 2019 23:40
The world is waking up. The brutal and heinous crimes committed by Iran’s religious dictatorship was exposed in a heartbreaking … moreAugust 19, 2019 22:51
- Mayor Giuliani: “MEK Iran is a vehicle for democracy in Iran and should have the support of our government”
Mayor Rudy Giuliani in an interview with the Hill TV described the Mujahedin-e Khalq (PMOI / MEK Iran) and the … moreAugust 18, 2019 19:16
This summer marks the 31st anniversary of the 1988 Massacre of 30,000 political prisoners by the Iranian regime. The mass … moreAugust 18, 2019 12:02
In an editorial published on the Issues & Insights website on Thursday, former Italian Foreign Minister Ambassador Giulio Terzi discussed … moreAugust 16, 2019 10:55
Members of the Peoples Mojahedin Organization of Iran (MEK Iran) with intelligence sources in Iran revealed new information about the … moreAugust 6, 2019 09:54
- Former U.S. Ambassador: Senior Regime Leaders Should Be Prosecuted for War Crimes Targeting MEK Iran
The Hill TV interviewed former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs Ambassador Lincoln Bloomfield about the MEK Iran … moreAugust 3, 2019 10:50
The Washington Times released a special edition on Thursday detailing the MEK Iran Free Iran Conference at Ashraf 3 in Albania. … moreJuly 27, 2019 15:07
On Tuesday, the Washington Times published a special report about last month’s Free Iran Rally in Washington, D.C. where thousands … moreJuly 12, 2019 11:01
More than 15,000 MEK Iran supporters gathered at the Brandenburg Gate on Saturday for the Berlin Free Iran Rally. The … moreJuly 10, 2019 11:56
- MEK Iran Supporters, U.S. Politicians, and Iranian Youth Call for Regime Change in Washington, D.C. Rally
Maryam Rajavi Delivers Keynote Address Thousands of supporters of the MEK Iran and members of the Iranian-American communities gathered outside … moreJune 25, 2019 07:07
The Associated Press journalist Matthew Lee covered the Iranian opposition’s March for regime change in Washington D.C. on Friday, June … moreJune 23, 2019 16:47
On Saturday, June 8, the Herald Report published an op-ed from Ali Bagheri, an energy engineer, and human rights activist. … moreJune 10, 2019 15:43
Several weeks ago, members of the Iranian resistance group, the People’s Mujahedin Organisation of Iran (MEK Iran), noticed individual acting … moreJune 6, 2019 12:11
Ali Safavi of the National Council of Resistance of Iran’s (NCRI) Foreign Affairs Committee penned an op-ed article in Lima … moreJune 2, 2019 16:25
About MEK Iran
This website is managed by supporters of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (Persian: سازمان مجاهدین خلق ایران, Transliteration: Sazman-e mojahedin-e khlaq-e iran, abbreviated PMOI, MEK Iran), the principal member of the Iranian opposition coalition the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI).
The MEK Iran was founded in 1965 by a group of university students in opposition to the Shah’s monarchical regime. MEK Iran outlook is based on a democratic and tolerant interpretation of Islam, according to which elections and public suffrage are the sole indicators of political legitimacy.
The Shah’s regime subjected MEK Iran members and supporters to arrest, torture, imprisonment, and even execution during the 1970’s, thereby creating a leadership vacuum in the period preceding the Shah’s downfall that was opportunistically filled by Ruhollah Khomeini and his clique of mullahs. The organization was however intellectually influential in the 1979 Iranian revolution and vied for social and political influence in the first two years after the revolution.
As the MEK Iran leadership challenged Khomeini in the leadership of Iran’s direction in the post-revolutionary period, Khomeini ruthlessly and systematically curbed their legal participation in the political process. The MEK Iran’s widespread support among the young generation, however, forced Khomeini to tolerate MEK Iran grassroots organizations and activities up until June 20, 1981. This day represented a watershed moment in modern Iranian history as the MEK Iran organized a half-million strong protest march in Tehran to challenge Khomeini’s attempt to establish an absolute dictatorship. For the MEK Iran this was a historical test of adherence to the ideals of democracy for which the Iranian nation had sacrificed. For Khomeini, it was a test of his power to wield absolute rule and establish his dream of a theocratic dictatorship that he propagandized as an “Islamic Republic”.
In the period after June 20, 1981, the MEK, in the face of unprecedented state genocide and brutality, went underground. While still in Iran the MEK Iran leader, Massoud Rajavi announced the formation of the coalition of National Council of Resistance of Iran vowing to return sovereignty to the Iranian people as was the original goal of the 1979 revolution.
To this day, the MEK Iran and the NCRI parliament-in-exile, have remained steadfast to that goal, warning the world of the danger of Islamic fundamentalism in power, exposing the Iranian regime’s malevolent activities, organizing and struggling for freedom in Iran, and mobilizing domestic and international public opinion in support of the goal of democracy and freedom for their country.
MEK Iran supports the establishment of a secular, democratic, non-nuclear republic in Iran, based on the separation of religion and state. It is committed to gender equality and abolition of the death penalty. It is the largest organized resistance movement in the country.
The pioneer role of women in the organization has made it a beacon of hope for millions of youth and particularly women in Iran; especially since women and youth in Iran endure the most severe suppression.
At least 120,000 of MEK Iran supporters and activists have made the ultimate sacrifice to the cause of freedom and democracy in Iran over the last three decades. Its supporters continue to be arrested by the regime and put under torture for standing up to the religious extremists ruling Iran.
MEK Iran espouse a modern and progressive interpretation of Islam that is inherently tolerant and democratic. The backward religious establishment rooted in centuries-old class tradition, therefore, consider the MEK Iran to be an existential and intellectual threat to their precepts of religious rule.
As such, the MEK Iran, with their interpretation of Islam, are an anti-thesis to the growing problem of religious extremism rooted in backward interpretations of Islam. More specifically, the MEK Iran is the natural and homegrown solution to the form of political Islam embodied in Khomeni’s thesis of religious rule. Iran regime proxies in Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, and Yemen emulate Khomeni’s model of so-called Islamic power in Iran. Sunni extremist groups such as Al-Qaeda and ISIS also emulate this model while representing sectarian competition, all of whom are causing much destruction and terror in the region and the world.
Fundamentalist mullahs representing Iran’s centuries-old religious establishment believe interpreting Islam is their exclusive right and domain. The MEK Iran rejection of this view is a direct challenge to clerical supremacy. The testing ground for this competition between reactionary traditional interpretations of Islam and the MEK Iran’s progressive interpretation is Iranian society and particularly young Iranians. In the first years of the post-Shah era, Khomeini decisively lost the battle for Iranians’ hearts and minds and turned to violence to remove the MEK Iran intellectual challenge to his rule. Today, his legacy and regime face a restless youthful population imbued with the same challenge that the MEK Iran has represented. The recent protesters chanting of MEK Iran slogans has proved them more persuasive, appealing, and successful than any other solution to Iran’s problems.
Given the democratic views and popularity of MEK Iran at home, the mullahs have invested huge resources inside and outside the country to smear the movement and denigrate Iran’s main opposition.
We, the supporters of the MEK Iran’s historical struggle for freedom in Iran, are mainly a group of Iranians from all occupations that feel motivated and inspired by the values and teachings of Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK Iran). With much hope for a free and democratic Iran, we see it our essential duty to support and defend this historical journey and the selfless and heroic resistance against the dictatorship in Iran. We hence have decided to launch this website to inform the international community about the MEK Iran and the importance of supporting their movement for the cause of freedom and establishing peace and prosperity in the region.