Calling for immediate release of imprisoned protesters, freedom of expression and association, lifting of the rule of repression and the compulsory veil
Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), attended and addressed the official meetings of the European People’s Party (EPP), the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE), and the Unified European Left (UEL) at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) in Strasbourg, on Wednesday, January 24, 2018. She elaborated on the latest developments in the Iranian people’s uprising against the religious fascism ruling Iran and answered questions by PACE members.
Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran, hailed her courageous compatriots who staged demonstrations today in Tehran. She welcomed the protests by Iranians whose savings have been plundered by institutions affiliated with the mullahs’ Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, and the Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) with the complicity of government agencies under Rouhani and previous presidents.
Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the Iranian Resistance, hailed the demonstrators and those in sit-ins in various cities, especially thousands of Sunday demonstrators in Tehran, whose assets have been stolen by the institutions and foundations affiliated with the Revolutionary Guards, the judiciary, the police and other government agencies. She said these continuous and tireless protests are a clear indication of the will of the Iranian people to overthrow the mullahs’ regime that has had nothing for the Iranian people other than executions, torture, brutality, and plunder.
Mrs. Rajavi welcomes recent remarks by the Sheikh of Al-Azhar and the Pope regarding fraternity between the followers of Islam and Christianity and calls on followers of all religions for solidarity in confronting extremism
On Friday, 5 May 2017, Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran, met with Bishop Jacques Gaillot in Auvers-sur-Oise. In this meeting the threat of extremism under the pretext of religion and the genuine message of religions including Islam and Christianity for peace, fraternity and coexistence were discussed.
The Iranian Resistance's President-elect Maryam Rajavi extended her condolences to the families of dozens of mine workers who got killed in the explosion of Azadshahr Mine, as well as to all workers and residents of Golestan Province on this tragedy. She reiterated that the corrupt clerical regime is responsible for this bitter accident and the large number of casualties.
"In similar conditions in other countries, the governments usually mobilize all their resources to aid those afflicted," she said and added, "In Iran however, all the resources are either plundered or consumed to suppress the general public."
The enormous power in the unity of workers and other disadvantaged people will overthrow the mullahs' religious dictatorship
In a message on the International Workers Day, the Iranian Resistance's President-elect Maryam Rajavi sent a message to thousands of courageous workers in Iran who staged protests last year and expressed their demand for toppling the religious tyranny's corrupt, oppressive and despotic rule. She praised the fortitude of workers who voiced their protest at the cost of their jobs and those who were flogged and imprisoned or endured various forms of pressure and repression for doing so.
In a grand gathering on the occasion of the Persian New Year, the Iranian Resistance's President-elect Maryam Rajavi congratulated all Iranians in Iran and abroad. She wished that the New Year would be the year of breaking the chains of the Velayat-e Faqih regime, 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 that brutal regime.
The Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), is the primary tool of domestic repression and export of terrorism in the region
March 9, 2017. On the occasion of Nowruz (Iranian New Year) a ceremony was held in Rayburn Foyer of US House of Representatives in which members of Iranian-American communities and a number of representatives participated, Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the president of the Iranian Resistance send a message to this meeting, the following is the full text of her message:
Maryam Rajavi: Pioneering Women and a Generation of Men Who Seek Freedom and Equality.
An international conference was held in Tirana, Albania, on the occasion of the International Women's Day.
Maryam Rajavi, political personalities and activists of the equality movement from various countries participated. The conference entitled, "Women in Political Leadership", featured speeches on the threat of the mullahs' fundamentalist and misogynous tyranny in Iran, the Iranian women's resistance against the regime and the trailblazing role of the vanguard heroines of Ashraf. Maryam Rajavi made the following remarks to the conference.