“Court documents show that Iran has long been trying to kidnap an Iranian journalist living in Brooklyn”

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How Iranian Intelligence Hunts Down Dissidents While Protecting Al-Qaeda
by Thomas Joscelyn
July 16, 2021

The Department of Justice made a stunning announcement this week. Four Iranian nationals have been charged with plotting “to kidnap a Brooklyn journalist, author and human rights activist.” A fifth individual is facing related charges. The indictment doesn’t name the intended victim. But Masih Alinejad, a well-known human rights campaigner, quickly made it known that she was the target. Alinejad’s revelation was hardly surprising. She’s dedicated her life to exposing the horrors of the Iranian regime, refusing to bow to pressure even as Iranian authorities locked up and harassed her family members. READ MORE

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