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Iran: PMOI/MEK “Resistance Units” taking aim at regime icons

Reported by PMOI/MEK


Iran, Jan. 30, 2019New reports are arriving from members of Resistance Units, a network inside Iran associated to the opposition People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK).



Members of a resistance unit in Tehran set fire to a poster of Iranian regime Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and founder Khomeini located on the Zarnan Road.




In Mashhad, northeast Iran, members of Resistance Unit 130 set fire to a poster containing images of the Revolutionary Guards (IRGC). The resistance unit members were chanting “Death to Khamenei, Hail to Rajavi,” referring to Iranian Resistance leader Massoud Rajavi and opposition President Maryam Rajavi, president-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI).




Members of a resistance unit in Harim Abad of Khorasan, northeast Iran, set fire to the entrance of an IRGC Basij paramilitary base while chanting, “Death to Khamenei – Hail to Rajavi.”





In Mazandaran Province, northern Iran, members of a resistance unit set fire to a Khomeini/Khamenei poster placed above the door of a local IRGC Basij base.




Members of a resistance unit in Songhor of Kermanshah Province, western Iran, also set fire to the entrance of a nearby IRGC Basij base.


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As we are on the brink of a new revolution in Iran and the toppling of the mullahs’ regime is now more definite and imminent than ever before, it is important to know how we have reached where we are and that events up to this point have not been mere coincidences.

The mullahs’ regime has a major crisis in the just and democratic opposition movement. An entity that has been paying the price of its struggle for nearly four decades, standing firm on their objectives and principles, defying all odds before execution squads and the gallows, in the face of torturers and hundreds of prisons checkered across Iran.

We can now be certain in saying the PMOI/MEK and the organized Iranian Resistance movement are realizing the overthrow of this regime.

While many now claim to oppose this regime, the PMOI/MEK understand the importance of the status more than any other party, planning and directing today’s circumstances towards a true revolution.

Massoud Rajavi based his strategy on “resistance units” inside Iran, with the objective of establishing units inside the society and forming a bond between the files of this revolution with the ranks seen in the central core of this movement, being the PMOI/MEK.

Although this strategy was blueprinted years ago, as crises inside Iran escalate and the regime is witnessing more rifts inside its apparatus, along with the ongoing uprising continuing to this day since the Dec/Jan revolt, the “resistance units” strategy has implemented its impact across the board. They have now become the target of a demonizing campaign by elements of this regime inside Iran and abroad.

From the Iranian regime’s state-controlled media and remarks heard from numerous regime officials, we can easily conclude that the resistance units have transformed into a major concern for the mullahs’ apparatus. The mullahs’ own media outlets even go the distance by emphasizing the role of other so-called opposition movements to thus decrease the importance and credibility of the Iranian opposition coalition NCRI and the PMOI/MEK as the core member of this opposition movement.

However, considering the powder keg circumstances of Iran’s society, the PMOI/MEK, having an organized structure, has been able to impact the on-the-ground events. One must admit that the resistance units are the most important force of the Iranian people’s revolution, and they are playing their historical role in various methods.

In all revolutions we have witnessed how the ruling regime’s resort to utter crackdown and threats eventually lead to its downfall. Although all such examples have led to the regime’s overthrow through a massive and revolutionary movement, all regime’s consider themselves to be an exemption.

The mullahs in Iran have constantly resorted to terrorism, executions, torture and crackdown. In the current circumstances, the Iranian regime has increased such measures through utter crackdown and describing the force behind this movement of change as “terrorists.”

In such a period, if popular protests are organized and directed by an organized resistance force, the regime’s escalation of crackdown measures will not only fail to delay the upcoming revolution, they will actually further radicalize the society and lead to an even faster toppling of its entire apparatus.

As a result, resistance units play a very important role in this day and age in breaking the heavy atmosphere of crackdown. This is realized through directing and organizing the revolution at critical junctures.

With conditions inside Iran and abroad changing dramatically, the PMOI/MEMK implemented its new strategy of launching resistance units. Numerous teams, forming a huge network, are now in direct contact with the Iranian society.

By organizing and leading the Iranian uprising in an effective manner, resistance units are injecting new life in the society and protesters on the streets.


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