Iran: Thousands of MEK Members Commemorate Sir David Amess

(PMOI / MEK Iran) and (NCRI): ” We, the Iranian Resistance, as well as the Iranian people, have lost an extraordinary ally. The citizens of the United Kingdom and the rest of the globe have lost a powerful advocate for freedom and human rights.”

Thousands of members of the People’s Mojahedin of Iran (PMOI / MEK Iran) gathered in Ashraf 3, Albania, on Sunday for a memorial to Sir David Amess, a British MP and great friend of the Iranian people, who was assassinated last week while holding a meeting with his constituency in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex.

Condolences to Sir David’s family

Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the president-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), spoke during the ceremony and expressed her condolences to Sir David’s family and his relatives.

Mrs. Rajavi said, “We have not gathered here simply to mourn Sir David’s death.” “We’re also here to honor his life and accomplishments.” I am convinced that he has now joined all others who have given their lives in the name of human rights, democracy, and justice, for which he was an unwavering advocate.”

(PMOI / MEK Iran) and (NCRI): Mrs. Rajavi sent her “deepest sympathies to Sir David’s family, particularly his wife Julia, to the members of the British Parliamentary Committee for Iran Freedom, to his friends and colleagues, and to the British people.”

Sir David as an enemy of dictatorships

Mrs. Rajavi hailed Sir David as “an enemy of dictatorships, particularly the mullah’s dictatorship,” emphasizing that he is now among the martyrs of freedom after three decades of support for the Iranian Resistance.

“Much can be said about Sir David’s character, his kindness, compassion, big heart, moral integrity, principles, and values.”  Mrs. Rajavi expressed her thoughts.  “In victory or defeat, in good times and bad, he would always smile and tell everyone around him to persevere. Our Resistance movement owes a huge debt of gratitude to Sir David.”

(PMOI / MEK Iran) and (NCRI): Indeed, he was the enemy of dictatorships, especially mullah’s dictatorship.

Iranian Resistance is remembering Sir David

Members and supporters of the Iranian Resistance are remembering Sir David all throughout the world. Supporters of the Iranian Resistance gathered in Stockholm, Sweden, on Monday to pay tribute to Sir David, where they had assembled in front of the court where Hamid Noury, an Iranian prison torturer, is on trial for crimes against humanity.

Sir David was instrumental in several of the Iranian Resistance’s accomplishments. In 2007, he joined 34 of his parliamentary colleagues in successfully challenging the UK government’s politically driven prescription of the MEK in order to appease the Iranian authorities. In Iraq, he also fought tirelessly to secure the safety and security of MEK members in the camps of Ashraf and Liberty. He also played an important role in the safe transfer of MEK members from Iraq to Albania and other European countries.

(PMOI / MEK Iran) and (NCRI): He arrived at Ashraf 3 as soon as he could to pay a visit to PMOI members, who adore him and miss him greatly.

Sir David was a frequent speaker at Iranian rallies

Sir David was a frequent speaker at Iranian Resistance rallies and co-chair of the British Committee for Iran Freedom (BCFIF).

“We believe the missing piece in our policy is disregarding the objective conditions in Iran, and the yearning of the Iranian people for freedom and democracy,” Sir David Amess said in his final speech to the 2021 Free Iran Gathering.

Sir David wrote an article for Townhall on the eve of his assassination, highlighting the Iranian regime’s President Ebrahim Raisi’s role in the 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran and supporting the call by the Anglo-Iranian community to detain him if he attended the COP26 climate change conference in Glasgow in November.

On September 6, Sir David announced, “One of the proudest things I have ever done in my political career is to support the National Council of Resistance of Iran, which calls for the Iranian regime to be replaced with a safer and more democratic government.”

(NCRI) and (PMOI / MEK Iran): Sir David was a frequent speaker at Iranian Resistance rallies and co-chair of the British Committee for Iran Freedom (BCFIF).

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