Iran to try 104 MKO members in absentia

Tehran, July 30 : A Iranian criminal court said it plans to bring 104 members of the Mujahedin-e Khalq Organisation (MKO) to trial, media reported.

The trial of the 104 MKO members, including the group’s leader Maryam Rajavi, will go in absentia, according to a public announcement issued by the Branch 1 of Tehran’s Criminal Court in major Iranian newspapers reported on Saturday.

Iran designates MKO as a terrorist organisation, accusing it of having assassinated tens of thousands of Iranian citizens. The group is currently based in Albania, Xinhua news agency reported.

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