Maryam Rajavi lauded the strikes by the bazaaris and merchants in Baneh, Marivan, Saqqez, Javanrud, Sardasht, and other cities along the western Iranian border, the courageous uprising by the people of Kazerun, the widespread protest by the people of Saman and other cities of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province, the demonstrations by the looted residents of Tehran, Ahvaz, Rasht, and other cities, and the protests by families of those arrested during the past weeks’ uprisings in cities in the Province of Khuzestan. She urged the young people to take part and support these protests.
Mosaddegh’s tenure was a unique example of a government that defended its people’s rights and national interests, was devoid of corruption and tyranny, and was especially characterized an unwavering struggle for national freedom and independence
In a video message to a conference at the UK Parliament 27 February on the occasion of the International Women’s Day, Maryam Rajavi described the leading role of women in protests, which started in late December 2017, as an achievement for women throughout the world and said:
Newt Gingrich: The level of fear of the MEK and Mrs. Rajavi is growing among the regime... the regime have been unable to stop you. ....You, the MEK, ... are on the side of history, because you are on the side of freedom.