A new controversy is about to set in, as families of slain Iranian nuclear scientists have filed a lawsuit against Israel, United Kingdom and United States for their alleged involvement in the killings.
These families have demanded the court to take action against murderers and if they do not lie in their jurisdiction, seek help of international bodies to provide justice to them.
The killings of Iranian nuclear scientists began in 2007 amid heightened tensions between Iran and the United States. Around five nuclear scientists have been killed by miscreants allegedly funded and aided by intelligence agencies of these countries. Iran has even claimed arrests of some of those responsible for killings of the country’s nuclear scientists or who were behind the crimes. However, Iranian officials have not revealed how many suspects have been arrested. The officials also have not given their identities and locations from where they were arrested. Iran has blamed the United States, Israel, Britain, France and Germany for their involvement in attacks on nuclear scientists of the country. However, the United States has vehemently denied the charges, while Israel has remained silent.
Iranian officials believe that Israel’s intelligence agency Mossad has been behind attacks on nuclear scientists of the country, as the former wants to sabotage the nuclear program of Iran. However, Iranian officials have never come up with any concrete evidence against Israel or any other country, proving their involvement in the crime.
It was also reported a few months back in a section of media that attacks on Iranian nuclear scientists were being carried out by an Iranian dissident group known as the People’s Mujahedin of Iran. The militant group is also known as MEK, MKO and PMI. The US has enlisted the outfit as one of the terrorist organizations working across the globe. The same outfit is considered responsible for attacks on American servicemen and contractors in the 1970s, when an internal turmoil was at its peak in Iran. The same outfit is also considered responsible for supporting the infamous takeover of the US Embassy in Tehran.
Iranian officials have also arrested a number of terrorists of the outfit for their alleged involvement in different terrorist activities in the country.