FBI Detains Colonel Ann Wright of Code Pink, After Iran Visit

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TEHRAN (FNA)- The co-founder of Codepink, an anti-war NGO based in the US, claimed that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents have intimidated her and a colleague, another member of the peace group, after they came back to Washington D.C. from Iran.

Speaking to The Real News Network, Medea Benjamin stated that she and Mary Ann Wright, a retired United States Army colonel and retired US State Department official, got “called to a secondary screening” after they returned from Iran.

Benjamin continued that they were greeted by “FBI agents who had a whole dossier on us, of what we did which mostly from our own websites and our blogs”.

“They also have a packet of information for us about the sanctions on Iran… the US government policies towards Iran… the issue about registering as a foreign agent, indictment of Iranian groups to scare us away from talking to them,” she added.

“Yes, it was not the warm welcome that we received when we went to Iran,” Benjamin stressed.

Code Pink activists visited Iran in February and met with Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and students at University of Tehran. After the meeting, Benjamin criticized US President Donald Trump for “ramping up confrontation with Iran”.

Few days later, they had a press conference at Fars News Agency (FNA) College of Journalism in Tehran, lashing out at Washington for its hostile policies and sanctions against Iran and warning that the US’ wrong policies could provoke war in the Middle-East.

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4 COMMENTS

  1. This is just about as sick as it gets. The FBI needs to arrest Bush, Cheney, the Four Star Generals and other criminals in New York for pulling off 9/11/01. In fact perhaps everyone in the FBI needs to be arrested too for failing to enforce our laws against plotting false flag attacks on America:
    https://ehpg.files.wordpress.com/2010/03/israel_did_911.pdf

    Perhaps the entire U.S. government should be arrested for allowing a foreign country to hi jack
    America as Israel has done. How about it Americans?

  2. Exactly the same manner as Israeli agents/collaborator’s should have been treated from day one!

    BDS 2019!

  3. So basically she was detained for pointing out the facts and making Iran aware that some US citizens can see through the charade that the US government is trying to use to fool the American idiots that watch tv whilst eating Doritos and sipping on koolaid. Good for her! Need more like her for the rest of the sheeple in the world.

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