Interview by MassoudKhodabandeh.
Paris, September 27, 2006Participating:
Mr. Babak Amin
, head of the Nejat delegation inParis. Amin was recruitedby the MKO while a studentin Austria and trained in itsterrorist camps in Iraq. Hecarried out over 10 terroristoperations in Iran beforebeing arrested by the Ira-nian securityforces. He wassentenced to tenyears imprison-ment in Evinprison. He served 5years and was re-leased after serv-ing half his sen-tence. Amin is nowcontinuing his ITdegree in the University of Tehran and working parttime in an IT consultancycompany.
Mr. Arash Sametipour
,recruited as a teenager bythe MKO inWashington DCthrough theiragent in the USA,Alireza Jafar-zadeh. Sameti-pour was trainedin the MKO's ter-rorist camps inIraq before beingsent to perform an armedoperation in Tehran. Hetried to kill himself at the time of hisarrest by takinghis cyanide pilland exploding agrenade. He sur-vived but lost hisright hand. Heserved 4.5 yearsof his sentence inEvin prison and isnow continuing hisstudy as well as working asa language teacher.Sametipour was recently
ety’s activities towards help-ing the families of the vic-tims of Rajavi’s TerroristCult. He also explained theweek long ac-tivities of thedelegation inParis includingofficial meet-ings withFrench govern-mental and non-governmental authorities aswell as visiting human rightsbodies and the media.Gentlemen Arash Sameti-pour, Ali Moradi, Ali AsgharNejat Press Release Sept. 23
hold a PressConference in Paris on Fri-day Sept. 22 at 10am.The seven member delega-tion sent to Paris by the Soci-ety described the situation of those captured in MKOcamp in Iraq.The Press Conference wasopened by Mr AlainChevalerias the Director of French Anti-terrorism Re-search Institute. Then MrBabak Amin, head of thedelegation, gave a brief background about the Soci-
Nejat Association Interview in Paris
Press Conference in Paris on Friday Sept. 22
Torabi, and ladies Zahra Bo-zorganfar, Massoumeh Rezaiand Nasrin Dadkhah por-trayed to the audience theobstacles on theway of rescuingthe captives heldin Ashraf Camp.The representa-tives of Nejat So-ciety in this con-ference emphasized that theirinternational official trip wasregarded successful and theSociety intends to occasion-ally send more delegations toWestern countries.
Mr. Ali Moradi
, a sergeantin the Iranian military, hewas captured byIraqi forces at thestart of the Iran-Iraq war. Givento the MKO bySaddam afterserving 9 yearsas a POW, Moradinever acceptedthe MKO andeventually took refuge fromthe MKO with the Americanarmy after the invasion of Iraq. He was recently mar-ried and is self-employedas a trader and cab driver.Moradi is also the head of Nejat Association in Lore-stan province.
The interview was carriedout in Bastille, Paris as thedelegation emerged fromone meeting on their wayto catch the next one at thestart of their intensive twoweek schedule.
Babak Amin (right) and Arash Sametipour (left) Ali Moradi