Abstract for ICSA Conference 2019 in Manchester

Abstract International Cultic Studies Association 2019 Annual Conference Manchester, UK icsahome.com/events/annual-conference Mapping the Cult Landscape with a New Lexicon – Why Words Matter: An Activist/Campaigner’s Perspective Anne Khodabandeh In the UK, laws criminalising Coercive Control and Modern Slavery have recently come onto the statute book. With many years of academic research, survivor testimony and therapeutic … Continue reading Abstract for ICSA Conference 2019 in Manchester

July 12, 2019
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Mapping the Cult Landscape with a New Lexicon

Why Words Matter: An Activist/Campaigner’s Perspective ICSA Conference 2019, Manchester, UK Presentation by Anne Khodabandeh Over the past forty years many things have changed in the field of cults. For an activist and campaigner, it is important to periodically create a new map to explain the changed cult landscape and to think how we can … Continue reading Mapping the Cult Landscape with a New Lexicon

July 9, 2019
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Shamima Begum was the victim of a cult – she needs help

“the teenager showed all the signs during her recent interviews of having been under cultic influence. Her head was tilted down, she used monotone speech conveying no emotion and her manner was detached and cold.”

March 11, 2019
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Mojahedin Khalq (MEK) presence in Albania highlights security risks for Europe

Massoud and Anne Khodabandeh, Balkans Post, July 23, 2018 Advertising campaigns don’t come cheap and those paying want value for money. The Mojahedin Khalq (MEK) annual event at Villepinte in France to celebrate so-called armed struggle and promote violent regime change against Iran is about showcasing the MEK to build a brand presence in political … Continue reading Mojahedin Khalq (MEK) presence in Albania highlights security risks for Europe

July 23, 2018
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Iranian MEK “hero” of Manez adds additional security threats to Albania

Gazeta Impakt – June 28, 2018 By Gjergji Thanasi On June 19, 2018 Albanian police were officially informed by the Iranian Mojahedin (MEK), stationed at Camp Ashraf 3 in the Administrative Department of Manez, that a 47-year-old Mojahed named Malek Sharai was drowned in the Rrotull village reservoir. According to the 4 Iranian Mojahedin who … Continue reading Iranian MEK “hero” of Manez adds additional security threats to Albania

June 28, 2018
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Man behind Iran’s Worst Terrorist Attack Killed in 2015: Dutch Daily

By IFP Editorial Staff May 29, 2018 A newspaper in the Netherlands has confirmed an Iranian-born victim of a 2015 death case was “most certainly” the man behind the biggest terrorist attack in Iran’s history in which dozens of top officials including the country’s prime minister were killed in 1981. The Amsterdam-based newspaper Het Parool … Continue reading Man behind Iran’s Worst Terrorist Attack Killed in 2015: Dutch Daily

May 29, 2018
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The Conflicts in the Middle East Workshop (Part 6) Anne Khodabandeh

Gazeta Impakt, Tirana, Albania, December 02, 2017 Anne Khodabandeh explains how she was radicalised and turned into a terrorist by the Iranian Mojahedin and how the process of radicalisation takes place. [The presentation was given at the conference: CONFLICTS IN THE MIDDLE EAST: IDEOLOGIES AND RADICAL GROUPS, organised by the Free Media Institute on 28 … Continue reading The Conflicts in the Middle East Workshop (Part 6) Anne Khodabandeh

December 2, 2017
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Massoud Khodabandeh responds to MEK defamation in Albania’s Gazeta TemA newspaper

Massoud Khodabandeh responds to MEK (Rajavi cult)’s defamations in the Gazeta TemA newspaper November 12, 2017 Dear Sir/Madam I have been informed by colleagues in Tirana that you have published a defamatory post http://www.gazetatema.net against me (Massoud Khodabandeh) and my wife (Anne Khodabandeh nee Singleton). This is not entirely unexpected since the MEK always attack their critics … Continue reading Massoud Khodabandeh responds to MEK defamation in Albania’s Gazeta TemA newspaper

November 12, 2017
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Jihad 2.0? What are the Iranian Jihadis doing in Albania? (Part 2)

Gazeta Impakt – November 7, 2017 IMPAKT 97: Jihad 2.0? What are the Iranian Jihadis (MKO, Rajavi cult) doing in Albania? (part 2) https://youtu.be/9tWjpDHPktE Anne Singleton – Khodabandeh an ex-Iranian mojahedin gives the testimonies of three ex- mojahedins (Mojahedin Khalq: MEK, MKO, NCRI, Rajavi cult) members who have abandoned MKO in Albania. The mojahedin defectors show how … Continue reading Jihad 2.0? What are the Iranian Jihadis doing in Albania? (Part 2)

November 7, 2017
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Jihad 2.0? What are the Iranian Jihadis doing in Albania? (Part 1)

Gazeta Impakt – November 6, 2017 IMPAKT 97: Jihad 2.0? What are the Iranian Jihadis (MKO, Rajavi cult) doing in Albania? (part 1) https://youtu.be/WYEGkiTvyJc Anne Singleton – Khodabandeh an ex-Iranian mojahedin discusses with Dr. Olsi Jazexhi the presence of the Iranian mojahedin (Mojahedin Khalq: MEK, MKO, NCRI, Rajavi cult) organization in Albania. The discussion is around the … Continue reading Jihad 2.0? What are the Iranian Jihadis doing in Albania? (Part 1)

November 6, 2017
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