U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee passes resolution on Camp Liberty

NCRI - The United States House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday unanimously approved and referred to the House Floor a bipartisan resolution calling for "safety and security" of the members of the main Iranian opposition group People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI or MEK) living in Camp Liberty, Iraq. It was the first resolution of its kind.

Five NGOs urge UN protection for PMOI members in Camp Liberty

NCRI - Five international organizations with United Nations consultative status have issued a statement addressing the UN Human Rights Council session in which they stressed that “there is absolutely no evidence” of an investigation by the Government of Iraq into deadly attacks on members of the main Iranian opposition group People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI or MEK) in Camp Ashraf and Camp Liberty since 2009. They called for an investigation into the “seven massacres of residents, especially that of September 1, 2013 in Ashraf and the slaughter of October 29, 2015 in Camp Liberty.”

British Foreign Office seeks justice over Camp Liberty attack

NCRI - The United Kingdom’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office has in its seasonal update to its Human Rights and Democracy Report highlighted the plight of members of the main Iranian opposition group People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI or MEK) in Camp Liberty in Iraq.

The “Iraq - in-year update December 2015,” published on Thursday, April 21, 2016 said the overall human rights situation in Iraq remained of grave concern between July and December 2015.

25 rights groups, personalities urge UN to protect Camp Liberty residents

NCRI - More than two dozen human rights organizations and personalities have sent a joint letter to United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon expressing concern over the plight of Iranian dissidents besieged in Camp Liberty, adjacent to Baghdad International Airport in Iraq.

Emphasizing their support for the residents of Camp Liberty, members of the main Iranian opposition group People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI or MEK), the co-signatories refer to the numerous rocket barrages staged against the camp and the necessity for an independent probe into these crimes. The Iraqi government is called on to recognize Camp Liberty as a refugee camp to prevent any further such attacks and to lift the cruel siege imposed on these refugees.

IRAN, April 8: Massacre of PMOI (MEK) members in Camp Ashraf, Iraq

NCRI - April 8 marks the 5th anniversary of the massacre of Iranian opposition activists in Camp Ashraf by the Iraqi Army on the orders of then Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki at the behest of the Iranian regime.

Eight unarmed and defenseless women, all members of the main Iranian opposition group People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI or MEK), were either shot at close range or crushed to death under the wheels of armored vehicles when Iraqi forces stormed Camp Ashraf, north of Baghdad, on April 8, 2011.

Political prisoner pays tribute to Iran’s heroes in Camp Ashraf

NCRI - Prominent Iranian political prisoner Ali Moezzi has sent out a message from Tehran’s notorious Evin Prison to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the April 8, 2011 attack by the Iraqi army against members of the main Iranian opposition group People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI) in Camp Ashraf, Iraq.

Draft resolution in U.S. Congress seeks protection for MEK in Camp Liberty

NCRI - Members of the United States House of Representatives have submitted a new resolution on the rights of thousands of members of the main Iranian opposition group People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI or MEK) for adoption in Congress. The resolution "H. RES. 650" was referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs on March 17. It is sponsored by Republican Rep. Ted Poe and co-sponsored by Democratic Reps. Brian Higgins, Albio Sires, and Brad Sherman.

The official title of the resolution is: Providing for the safety and security of the Iranian dissidents living in Camp Liberty/Hurriya in Iraq and awaiting resettlement by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, and permitting use of their own assets to assist in their resettlement.

Former UN chief, who supported rights of Camp Ashraf Iranians, passes away

Boutros Boutros-Ghali, a veteran Egyptian diplomat, the first U.N. Secretary General from the African continent and a supporter of rights of Iranian opposition members in Camp Ashraf, Iraq, died on Tuesday at age 93.

Boutros-Ghali stepped into the post in 1992 at a time of dramatic world changes, with the collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War.

46 NGOs urge UN protection at Camp Liberty

NCRI – Some 46 international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from five continents have signed an urgent appeal to the United Nations and to the governments of the United States and Iraq condemning the October 29 deadly missile attack on members of the main Iranian opposition group People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI or MEK) in Camp Liberty in Iraq and demanding international protection at the camp.

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Scenes of Oct 29, 2015 Camp Liberty missile attack + aftermath (Iran, Iraq, PMOI, MEK)

Short video:Camp Liberty resident’s torment due to medical siege

Online conference on human rights in Iran, Camp Liberty

IRANIANS IN CAMP LIBERTY DEPRIVED OF FOOD, FUEL BY IRAQ, JULY 2015

 

 

Iran Freedom Rally 2015 - a glimpse