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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Radicalisation Awareness: An Opportunity to Criminalise Cultic Abuse

Presentation at the ICSA Conference, Bordeaux, July 2017 – Theme of Conference: Cultic Dynamics and Radicalization. Radicalisation Awareness: An Opportunity to Criminalise Cultic Abuse By Anne Khodabandeh (Bio can be found here – in alphabetical order) I am not a researcher or academic or legal expert. Instead I am an expert in activism, campaigning and … Continue reading Radicalisation Awareness: An Opportunity to Criminalise Cultic Abuse

July 8, 2017
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Following new stalking protections we need to tackle cultic abuse

Anyone who has suffered the fear and helplessness of being stalked will welcome Home Secretary Amber Rudd’s stalking prevention orders. Along with laws to protect against coercive control, grooming for sex and modern slavery, it is gratifying to see that the psychological element in exploitative and damaging relationships is at last being recognised. But there … Continue reading Following new stalking protections we need to tackle cultic abuse

December 12, 2016
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Study of CEGEP students shows vulnerabilities to violent radicalization

[This is an interesting study which comes close to identifying how people can become susceptible to cultic abuse. That is, the way that cults and violent extremist groups target susceptible people and use deceptive recruitment techniques followed by various stages of psychological manipulation in order to enthral and enslave followers. Open Minds Ed] Catherine Solyom, Montreal … Continue reading Study of CEGEP students shows vulnerabilities to violent radicalization

November 2, 2016
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Cults In the Workplace

[This article demonstrates that classic cult-forming tactics won’t work if the victim is aware of what is happening – the first step toward cultic abuse is deceptive recruitment – Open Minds Ed] CNS News By Bill Donohue, October 7, 2017 A federal judge has ruled that a Long Island health care company must submit to … Continue reading Cults In the Workplace

November 2, 2016
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Far-right Combat 18 in ‘secret plan to recruit Birmingham teachers’

Birmingham Mail, 2 July 2016 BY MIKE LOCKLEY Ex-member Nigel Bromage claims feared group targeting ‘people with influence’ after Brexit … A FORMER leading light in the violent world of neo-Nazism has revealed a plot to recruit Birmingham and West Midlands teachers to the far-right. Nigel Bromage has documents from ultra-right wing group Combat 18 … Continue reading Far-right Combat 18 in ‘secret plan to recruit Birmingham teachers’

September 29, 2016
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Could a Toll-Free Number Have Saved Brussels?

All the surveillance and intelligence gathering in the world won’t matter if you can’t stop people from becoming terrorists in the first place. By Julia Ioffe, March 24, 2016, Foreign Policy… Edit Schlaffer has been in Brussels this week for the graduation ceremony of one of her Mothers Schools, a network of seminars to train … Continue reading Could a Toll-Free Number Have Saved Brussels?

March 27, 2016
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Deceptive Recruitment – from Canada to Colorado

By Anne Khodabandeh, Iranian.com, February 9, 2016… A father from Aurora, Colorado managed a last minute rescue of his daughter and two other girls from the nightmare of travelling to Syria. He said hed had no previous indication that she had been radicalised, but that his intuition kicked in when he discovered that her passport … Continue reading Deceptive Recruitment – from Canada to Colorado

February 10, 2016
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