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11.20.21 - In an exclusive interview with Robert Torricelli, a former U.S. Senator, and one of the plaintiffs in Assadi’s case, we asked his expert opinion regarding the Western countries’ weak approach toward Tehran’s rampant terrorism.

(PMOI / MEK Iran) and (NCRI): In an exclusive interview with Robert Torricelli, a former U.S. Senator, and one of the plaintiffs in Assadi’s case, we asked his expert opinion regarding the Western countries’ weak approach toward Tehran’s rampant terrorism.

11.20.21 -  The three terrorists were part of Tehran’s extensive network of terrorism and espionage under Assadi’s command. While Assadi is incarcerated, Iran’s network of terrorism and espionage stays intact in Europe.

(PMOI / MEK Iran) and (NCRI): The three terrorists were part of Tehran’s extensive network of terrorism and espionage under Assadi’s command. While Assadi is incarcerated, Iran’s network of terrorism and espionage stays intact in Europe.

11.20.21 - On Tuesday, a court in Belgium heard the appeal cases of Assadi’s minions, Amir Saadouni, Nasimeh Naami, and Mehrdad Arefani. Despite being arrested while possessing explosives and other spying equipment, all three terrorists hav

(PMOI / MEK Iran) and (NCRI): A court in Belgium heard the appeal cases of Assadi’s minions, Amir Saadouni, Nasimeh Naami, and Mehrdad Arefani. Despite being arrested while possessing explosives and other spying equipment, all 3 terrorists have appealed to the court.

11.20.21 - Sen. Torricelli: I was at that gathering along with hundreds of European and American dignitaries to support a Free Iran with Mrs. Maryam Rajavi the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran’s (NCRI), and her te

(PMOI / MEK Iran) and (NCRI): Sen. Torricelli: I was at that gathering along with hundreds of European and American dignitaries to support a Free Iran with Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, and her ten-point plan for a free and democratic Iran.

11.20.21 - It’s time to stop dealing with the regime of Raisi and Khamenei. All free people need to stand firm against this regime’s violations and threats, support democratic and human rights values.

(PMOI / MEK Iran) and (NCRI): It’s time to stop dealing with the regime of Raisi and Khamenei. All free people need to stand firm against this regime’s violations and threats, support democratic and human rights values.

11.20.21 - The world is beginning to understand that it was wrong to expect any moderation or change of behavior from this regime. This new awareness must lead to an understanding that the Iranian

(PMOI / MEK Iran) and (NCRI): The world is beginning to understand that it was wrong to expect any moderation or change of behavior from this regime. This new awareness must lead to an understanding that the Iranian standing up for change.

11.20.21 - Sen. Torricelli: I certainly hope that the Belgian appeals court will rule against the convicted accomplices of the Iranian regime’s terrorist-diplomat.

(PMOI / MEK Iran) and (NCRI): Sen. Torricelli: I certainly hope that the Belgian appeals court will rule against the convicted accomplices of the Iranian regime’s terrorist-diplomat.

11.20.21 - It was a serious crime in which they knowingly engaged, in return for monetary benefit, to kill and maim thousands of innocent people gathered at the free Iran gathering in Paris in 2018.

(PMOI / MEK Iran) and (NCRI): It was a serious crime in which they knowingly engaged, in return for monetary benefit, to kill and maim thousands of innocent people gathered at the free Iran gathering in Paris in 2018.

I believe that EU governments should be more proactive in combatting the Iranian regime’s operations, espionage and disinformation campaigns within Europe.

stop dealing with the regime of terror. All free people need to stand firm against this regime’s threats and support human rights values and support the Iranian resistance led by Maryam Rajavi.”

— NCRI

PARIS, FRANCE, November 20, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — On July 1, 2018, the European authorities thwarted a bombing plot against the Iranian opposition rally in France. All four terrorists, including Iranian diplomat Assadollah Assadi, were apprehended and later received heavy prison sentences.

On Tuesday, a court in Belgium heard the appeal cases of Assadi’s minions, Amir Saadouni, Nasimeh Naami, and Mehrdad Arefani. Despite being arrested while possessing explosives and other spying equipment, all three terrorists have appealed to the court.

The three terrorists were part of Tehran’s extensive network of terrorism and espionage under Assadi’s command. While Assadi is incarcerated, Iran’s network of terrorism and espionage stays intact in Europe. This has increased concerns among the Iranian dissidents and renowned politicians who had participated in the 2018 event.

In an exclusive interview with Robert Torricelli, a former U.S. Senator, and one of the plaintiffs in Assadi’s case, we asked his expert opinion regarding the Western countries’ weak approach toward Tehran’s rampant terrorism.

Q: Nine months ago, Asadollah Assadi, the Iranian regime diplomat was convicted for a terror plot against the “Free Iran” gathering in 2018 in Paris. In your opinion, have European leaders taken any significant steps to dismantle the regime’s network of espionage and terrorism in the EU, and what more can be done?

Sen. Torricelli: I was at that gathering along with hundreds of European and American dignitaries to support a Free Iran with Mrs. Maryam Rajavi the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran’s (NCRI), and her ten-point plan for a free and democratic Iran. The regime in Iran is the enemy of its own people and nothing is more unbearable for it than international recognition of its legitimate opposition. The terror plot against Madam Rajavi and the pro-democracy rally in Paris was a very serious challenge to our democracies and freedom of speech.

I believe that European governments should be more proactive in combatting the Iranian regime’s operations, espionage, and disinformation campaigns within Europe. Unless we all take a firm stand, this will not be the last of these deadly terrorist plots.

I commend the conviction of Assadi in Belgium and I hope this sends a clear message to Tehran. The Mullahs must understand the futility of their efforts to undermine free speech and the democratic governments of Europe.

Q: During the investigations in the Assadi case, a green notebook was found on him with names of Iranian agents in Europe who were on Assadi’s payroll. What would you expect Western intelligence agencies to be doing with that sensitive information?

Sen. Torricelli: Well, I hope that they respond strongly to disrupt this network, expel any official agents, and discourage any contact with individuals assisting in terrorism. It’s also important to recognize that spreading disinformation about the Iranian resistance movement is a foundation of the regime’s terrorist and anti-democratic activities.

Real security for Europe and Iranian dissidents begins by dismantling these regime networks.

Q: What would you expect the Western governments to do now?

Sen. Torricelli: I think we are reaching a watershed moment regarding Iran. The newly elected President of the regime represents everything that is wrong with the theocratic dictatorship. The selection of a man with direct responsibility for mass murder is a direct challenge to the international community. The refusal to negotiate in good faith on the regime’s pursuit of nuclear weapons is an unmistakable message.

The world is beginning to understand that it was wrong to expect any moderation or change of behavior from this regime. This new awareness must lead to an understanding that the Iranian threat only ends with the election of a free and democratic government in Iran.

It’s time to stop dealing with the regime of Raisi and Khamenei. All free people need to stand firm against this regime’s violations and threats, support democratic and human rights values, and support the Iranian resistance led by Maryam Rajavi.

Q: If the Belgian Judiciary accepts to soften or ease the punishment for the 3 convicted accomplices of Assadollah Assadi on November 18, what message would that send to other people on the green notebook or sleeper cells throughout Europe and the United States?

Sen. Torricelli: I certainly hope that the Belgian appeals court will rule against the convicted accomplices of the Iranian regime’s terrorist-diplomat. It was a serious crime in which they knowingly engaged, in return for monetary benefit, to kill and maim thousands of innocent people gathered at the free Iran gathering in Paris in 2018.

Their circumstances do not merit any mercy on the part of the court, and they should be punished to the fullest extent of the law. Nothing but a firm resolution for justice will dissuade and discourage the regime’s network of agents in Europe.

There must be a message that you cannot come to Europe and engage in terrorist activities without serious consequences. Any leniency at this point will serve as an invitation to continue such crimes not only against Iranian dissidents but also against the free societies of Europe.

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Rajasthan health minister directs officials to increase Covid testing, speed up vaccination- The New Indian Express

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JAIPUR: Rajasthan Health Minister Parsadi Lal Meena on Wednesday asked officials to increase COVID-19 testing and speed up the vaccination drive in the state as the tally of active cases of the disease crossed the 200-mark.

He held a meeting with senior officials and reviewed the department’s preparedness in view of the apprehension of a possible third wave of the disease.

Meena asked the officials to increase testing, ensure 100 per cent coverage of the first dose of the vaccine by December-end and speed up the drive to administer the second dose to the beneficiaries.

The minister also asked them to disburse the compensation for the deaths due to the disease as soon as possible.

It was informed in the meeting that 84 per cent of beneficiaries have received the first dose of the vaccine and 54 per cent have got the second dose.

Meena directed the officials to conduct door-to-door vaccination and motivate the general public to take the second dose.

Twenty-one COVID-19 cases were reported in the state on Wednesday, with the maximum of 10 cases being from Jaipur.

Two cases each were reported from Alwar, Jodhpur and Nagaur, and one each from Ajmer, Bhilwara, Bikaner, Sikar and Udaipur.

With this, the number of active cases has increased to 203. So far, a total of 9,54,806 people have tested Covid positive in the state. The death toll stands at 8,955 and the count of recoveries is at 9,45,648.

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Murder plot, Christmas favorites: Waco stages bring variety of holiday plays | Arts & Theatre

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Braziel, who co-founded the theater troupe with Collin Selman, serves as the production’s stage manager with Luann Jennings as its director. Performances are scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Dec. 10-11, and 2 p.m. Sunday and Dec. 12, at Jubilee Theatre, 1319 N. 15th St. In keeping with another Silent House mission, the Friday night performances will be translated into sign language. Tickets are $15 and available through Silent House’s website, silenthousetheatre.com.

Waco Civic Theatre starts its holiday lineup on Thursday with its production of Barbara Robinson’s “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” in a four-performance run directed by Tredessa Thomas.

The show, which concerns a church’s Nativity pageant that unwinds when it includes a rowdy bunch of siblings in its casting, is the first of three holiday shows by the community theater.

After this weekend’s production, the WCT will stage “A Little House Christmas,” directed by Krystal Marshall, and “The Most Wonderful Show of the Year,” written and directed by Melissa Green.

Executive director Eric Shephard said the triple-billed December wasn’t intentional, but developed from an overflow of actors and directors interested in doing something for the holidays after a prolonged pandemic break from the stage. “It’s sort of like, ‘Let’s do all the theater we can manage to do,'” he said. “It’s hard to say no to an opportunity when it arose.”

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