One of the most clear-cut examples of western governments’ double standards, especially the United States, towards terrorism, is, without a shadow of a doubt, their behavior towards the terrorist Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO, also known as MEK and NCRI) in the past three decades. In a blatant violation of international laws, MKO members were granted asylum while the group was designated as a terrorist group.
The MKO’s headquarters in France was placed under police protection, while the French authorities were well aware of their crimes and background. The group was allowed to hold meetings and gatherings in European countries, while it was proscribed as a foreign terrorist organization. Although the western organizations were increasingly revealing the human rights violations inside