The Bahraini government sentenced 51 offenders linked to Iran’s Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) for terror activities, most of them in absentia, according to the government statement issued on November 3.
Earlier, on September 20, Bahraini authorities foiled an Iran-plotted terrorist attack in early 2020. However, this was neither the ayatollahs’ first nor their last attempt to disrupt regional peace and security.
For many years, Iranian authorities continue their atrocities across the Middle East and the world. For instance, on September 28, Saudi Arabian authorities disbanded a terrorist unit in their territory.
“Special authorities dissolved a terrorist cell, whose elements received military and field training inside IRGC’s camps in Iran,” the spokesperson of Saudi Arabia’s security forces stated.
Tehran’s Terror Activities on European Soil
Furthermore, nowadays, a senior Iranian diplomat awaits trial in Belgium. On June 30, 2018, German law enforcement detained Assadollah Assadi, the third secretary of the Iranian embassy in Austria, due to his involvement in a terror plot against the Iranian opposition.
A few days earlier, Assadi had delivered 500g of TATP explosive material and a detonation device to a young couple to bomb the annual gathering of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) in Villepinte, a suburb of Paris. Assadi had abused his diplomatic coverage to transfer explosives on a commercial flight from Tehran to Vienna.
In December 2018, the Albanian government expelled the Iranian ambassador Gholam-Hossein Mohammad-Nia and his first aide Mostafa Roudaki. Based on undeniable evidence, Tehran’s embassy in Tirana, the Albanian capital, had masterminded a terror attack against members of the Iranian opposition Mojahedin-e Khalq (MEK/PMOI) in March 2018.
Mohammad-Nia, Roudaki, and several other “diplomats” were identified as individuals who disrupted Albania’s national security. Albanian authorities also sealed a so-called cultural center, Said, for recruiting local citizens to carry out espionage activities and terror attacks against the MEK members.
All instances mentioned above underline the imperative of adopting a firm and effective approach against the ayatollahs’ malign activities in the region and across the globe. For decades, Iranian authorities are employing terrorism, hostage-taking, and radical entities to blackmail the international community.
International Community’s Obligation to Stop Ayatollahs’ Atrocities
The ayatollahs and IRGC’s hands are stained with the blood of hundreds of thousands of innocent people in Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, Kuwait, Argentina, and France. However, the Iranian people are the foremost victims of the world’s leading state-sponsor of terrorism.
In such circumstances, the international community must stand alongside the Iranian people’s protests against the government’s meddling in other countries. Iranian citizens demand their wealth to be spent on improving their welfare, health system, and eradicating poverty and illiteracy.
However, authorities insist on their atrocities, responding to any peaceful protests by cruel means. The ayatollahs clearly announced that they would never change their horrible policies. And when they are not ready to change themselves, someone else—the people—should. Iranians have well grasped this truth.