The Hostages of Camp Ashraf

Cult-like.  Brainwashed.  Victims of mind control.  Such are the descriptions given of the three thousand-plus residents of Camp Ashraf, where marriages have been banned and male members have been ordered to suppress their attraction to women, all by the orders of the camp's absentee leaders, Massoud and Maryam Rajavi. The declared purpose of Camp Ashraf -- to serve as a headquarters for the Mujahadeen-e-Khalq (MEK), a militant group designated as a terrorist organization by the U.S., and to start another revolution -- came as a welcome opportunity for Rajavi's suggestible supporters.  Lost on them, however, in their blind faith to the charismatic Rajavi was the irony of wanting to bring down the very person they originally fought to put into power (Ayatollah Khomeini), so that they could then put yet another potential despot into power -- Massoud Rajavi. The price Rajavi charged for admission to Camp Ashraf was a complete surrender to the cause. ...(Read Full Article)

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