What is another word for People's Mujahidin of Iran?
6 synonyms found
[ pˈiːpə͡lz mjˈuːd͡ʒɐhˌɪdɪn ɒv ɪɹˈan], [ pˈiːpəlz mjˈuːdʒɐhˌɪdɪn ɒv ɪɹˈan], [ p_ˈiː_p_əl_z m_j_ˈuː_dʒ_ɐ_h_ˌɪ_d_ɪ_n ɒ_v ɪ_ɹ_ˈa_n]
The People's Mujahedin of Iran, also known as MEK, is a political and militant organization that aims to overthrow the current Iranian regime. There are several synonyms for MEK, including the Mujahideen-e Khalq, National Council of Resistance of Iran, Mojahedin-e Khalq, and PMI. MEK was founded in 1965 and has gone through several transformations throughout its history. It was originally formed as a Marxist organization and later became a democratic socialist party. In the 1970s, it turned into an Islamic organization and then embraced a version of Islam that was heavily influenced by Shia traditions. Today, MEK is still active in Iran and abroad, and it remains a significant force in the country's opposition movement.