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Dec 10, 2014, 17:25 ET

From Iran News Update: Maryam Rajavi: At least 1200 executions during Rouhani's presidency so far

On Wednesday, Iranian opposition leader Maryam Rajavi said that the number of executions in Iran during President Hassan Rouhani's first year in...

Dec 10, 2014, 11:08 ET

Maryam Rajavi: No Such Thing as Human Rights in Iran

At least 1200 executions during Rouhani's presidency so far  On Wednesday, Iranian opposition leader Maryam Rajavi said that the number of...

Nov 25, 2014, 17:15 ET

From Iran News Update: Maryam Rajavi: Extension of Nuclear Talks Gives Iran More Time to Harm Global Security

According to Iran News Update, on Tuesday, Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the Iranian resistance, commented on the extension of the nuclear...

Nov 08, 2014, 15:36 ET

Iran: Maryam Rajavi Warned About Offering Concessions to Mullahs in Nuclear Talks and Said Mullahs Still Insist on Obtaining The Bomb

Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran stated on Saturday, November 8: "The mullahs still insist on...

Oct 28, 2014, 16:24 ET

Iranian Opposition Leader Maryam Rajavi: Tehran Regime is "Godfather of ISIS"

Maryam Rajavi, the president of the National Council of Resistance of Iran, urged members of the French Parliament on Tuesday to support moderate...

Sep 25, 2014, 06:54 ET

Iranian Resistance Leader, Supporters Urge Change in French Policy Following Dismissal of Charges

 An event was held in central Paris on Wednesday to discuss the context and consequences of last week's dismissal of eleven-year-old charges...

Sep 17, 2014, 18:33 ET

French Lawyers and Iranian Resistance Figures Join in Celebrating France Dropping All Charges Against Iranian Dissidents

A number of prominent French lawyers issued a strong statement today, celebrating the end of an 11-year legal ordeal by Iranian dissidents in...

Aug 13, 2014, 11:25 ET

Maryam Rajavi at the UN in Geneva: In View of Developments in Iraq, the U.S. Must Carry Out its Commitments to the Safety and Security of Camp Liberty Residents

Iranian regime must be completely evicted from Iraq to prevent repeat of past atrocities in that country  Rouhani's one-year record reflects...

Jul 09, 2014, 16:40 ET

Iranian Opposition Warns of False Reports Linking PMOI with ISIS Says Iran is Setting the Stage for Massacre at Camp Liberty

The terrorist Quds Force and the Iraqi forces under the command of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki have been making preparations in recent...

Jul 01, 2014, 11:55 ET

Iran: Representatives of Muslim World Show Solidarity with Resistance

On the first day of the holy month of Ramadan and two days after the annual international gathering of the National Council of Resistance of Iran,...

Jul 01, 2014, 08:21 ET

Iran: Representatives of Muslim World Show Solidarity with Resistance

On the first day of the holy month of Ramadan and two days after the annual international gathering of the National Council of Resistance of Iran,...

Jun 24, 2014, 09:38 ET

West Unites to Demand Removal of Al-Maliki, Iran's Man in Baghdad

As the international community unites to urge the removal of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki from power in Iraq, the Iranian regime is doing...

Jun 20, 2014, 12:28 ET

Activists in Iran Express Support for June 27 Gathering in Paris

Reports from throughout Iran indicate that a growing number of activists are expressing their support for the major international event to be held...

Jun 16, 2014, 08:33 ET

More than 300 Iranian Associations Join in the Mobilization Campaign of the Grand Meeting in Paris on June 27

More than 300 Iranian associations from around the world are taking part in the mobilization effort of "All for Freedom," a major gathering of...

Jun 07, 2014, 17:47 ET

Committees in the European and British Parliaments Sponsor Major Gathering of Iranians in Paris on June 27

Two committees of European and British Parliaments; Friends of a Free Iran & The Committee for Iran Freedom, are among the co-sponsors of a...

May 17, 2014, 14:29 ET
May 06, 2014, 17:15 ET

Maryam Rajavi: UN Security Council Must Investigate Ward 350 Evin Prison Attack and Group Executions in Iran

In a meeting at the French National Assembly on Tuesday, May 6, the Iranian opposition leader, Maryam Rajavi, detailed a litany of...

Apr 12, 2014, 17:20 ET

Maryam Rajavi called on Western governments to make contingent their relations with the mullahs' regime to the issue of human rights

 On Saturday, the leader of the Iranian opposition called on Western countries to predicate their relations with the regime on the resolution...

Apr 12, 2014, 10:22 ET

Iranian Opposition Leader: Western Countries Should Make Their Relations With Tehran Conditioned on Guaranteeing Human Rights

On Saturday, the leader of the Iranian opposition called on Western countries to predicate their relations with the regime on the resolution of...

Apr 09, 2014, 10:31 ET

Iran Opposition Leader Urges EU to Put Human Rights Front and Center in Dealing with Tehran

Iranian opposition leader Maryam Rajavi urged the international community and the EU to put human rights front and center in their dealings with...