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Euro-MP chastises Human Rights Watch Report

ImageI was absolutely taken aback, when the "Islamic Republic of Iran News Network TV (2005/06/18, 10.30 AM) showed Mr. Gary Sick, presented as "Adviser of Carter's administration" commenting on Iranian electoral process.

Paulo Casaca
Member of European Parliament
Co-Chairman of the Iran Inter parliamentary Group "Friends of a Free Iran"

In the wake of Iran elections, EU must abandon appeasement

ImageIn the wake of Iran elections, EU must abandon appeasement; remove Mujahedeen-e Khalq from terror list

Press Release
Brussels, June 30, 2005

On the initiative of Friends of a Free Iran, an inter parliamentary group in the European Parliament, a meeting, entitled "Iranian elections, Implications for Iran and the European Union," was held at the European Parliament. Several Euro-MPs and their aides attended the meeting. Mr. Paulo Casaca, Co-Chair of the Group and head of the EP delegation to NATO, chaired the meeting.

Iran’s election puts EU at crossroads

ImageRecent reports of involvement of the mullahs' new President Mohamoud Ahmadinejad in the takeover of US Embassy in Tehran in 1979 has shocked the world.

True to form, prior to the elections, Ahmadinejad had boasted: "We did not have the revolution to have democracy." "The wave of our Islamic revolution will reach the whole world soon," he said after the election.

Commentary by Mohammad Mohaddessin
Foreign Affairs Committee Chair

Election proves failure of appeasement: Iranian resistance leader

ImagePARIS, June 25 (AFP) - The victory of hardliner Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Iran's presidential election is proof of the failure of western governments' policy of "appeasement" to the Islamic republic, the president of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) Maryam Rajavi said Saturday.

"Western governments have some soul-searching to do after the clear failure of years of appeasement. They must ask themselves the question what has happened so that now we have extremists in control of all the levers of power," Rajavi said in a telephone interview from her headquarters outside Paris.

Who is new Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad?

ImageEvents Born in the Garmsar, east of Tehran, the 49-year-old Ahmadinejad is the son of a blacksmith.

After finishing high school, Ahmadinejad went to Elm-o Sanaat University in 1975 to study engineering. Soon the whirlwind of Islamic revolution led by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini swept him from the classroom to the mosque and he joined a generation of firebrand Islamic fundamentalists dedicated to the cause of an Islamic world revolution,

In 1979, he became the representative of Elm-o Sanaat students in the Office for Strengthening of Unity Between Universities and Theological Seminaries, which later became known as the OSU.

Iran vote will boost nuke work, repression - exiles

ImagePARIS (Reuters) - The election of an ultra-conservative as Iran's next president will lead to more repression at home and fuel Tehran's drive to acquire nuclear weapons, an exiled opposition leader said on Saturday.

France-based Maryam Rajavi, self-styled president-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), said the elections had been rigged and widely boycotted.


ImageBy Chris Moncrieff, PA

Supporters of the National Council of Resistance of Iran held a rally outside Downing Street today to protest against the "sham" presidential elections in Iran.

Iranian convention in California - U.S.

ImageBacking Urged for Iranian Resistance, HRW Report Denounced

“A crowd of about 500 people gathered in Huntington Beach, Los Angeles, on Sunday, May 22, to demand that the United States support the Iranian opposition and remove its most powerful armed group, the People's Mojahedin, from the government's list of terrorist organizations,” reported Los Angeles Times, May 23.

Exiled Iranian opposition group condemns EU-Iran talks

EventsPARIS, May 24 (AFP) - The main Iranian opposition group, in exile and based in France, on Tuesday condemned the European Union for its so-called "betrayal" for negotiating with Tehran on its controversial nuclear program.
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