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The Mujahedeen-e Khalq Controversy

February 22, 2011
Omid Memarian What is the Mujahedeen-e Khalq organization? The Mujahedeen-e Khalq (MEK), or the People’s Mujahedeen Organization, was founded in 1965 as an urban guerilla group opposed to the monarchy of Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. It participated in the 1979 Revolution but later broke with…