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Rally, Mock Executions to Protest Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at U.N.

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NEW YORK – Thousands of members from the Iranian resistance group the Mujahedin-e-Khalq (MEK), or the People’s Mujahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI), held a rally and put on mock executions at the United Nation’s Dag Hammarskjold Plaza in New York City on Tuesday to protest President Hassan Rouhani’s visit to the U.N. and to shed light on his role in the 1988 massacre of 30,000 political prisoners who were hung, shot and buried in mass graves.

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Rally, Mock Executions to Protest Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at U.N.

NEW YORK – Thousands of members from the Iranian resistance group the Mujahedin-e-Khalq (MEK), or the People’s Mujahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI), held a rally and put on mock executions at the United Nation’s Dag Hammarskjold Plaza in New York City on Tuesday to protest President Hassan Rouhani’s visit to the U.N. and to shed light on his role in the 1988 massacre of 30,000 political prisoners who were hung, shot and buried in mass graves.

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