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Geneva conference reminds new Iraqi government responsibilities toward Camp Liberty Iranians

Statement by: NGOs International Educational Development, Nonviolent Radical Party, Transnational and Transparty and Women’s Human Rights International Association (WHRIA):

On Thursday, September 18, in a conference in the margins of the current Human Rights Council in Geneva, political figures, representatives of international organizations and the Swiss parliament called the sanctions and restrictions imposed on Iranian refugees in Camp Liberty illegal as illegal and inhumane. They warned of the dangerous consequences of these sanctions and restrictions and called on the United States, the United Nations, and the Government of Iraq to respect their commitments vis-à-vis the refugees in Camp Liberty.


General Phillips: U.S. has not fulfilled promises of protection made to Camp Liberty Iranians

Speech by General David Phillips at a conference entitled "Middle East in Crisis: Challenges & opportunities, the Iranian Threat" held in Washington D.C. on August 30, 2014, on the occasion of the first anniversary of the massacre of 52 members of the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) on September 1, 2013 by Iraqi forces under the command of Nouri al-Maliki:


ISJ condemns Iraqi Government’s inhuman food and water blockade to Camp Liberty residents

Call on U.S. Government and the UN to uphold their responsibilities and prevent another humanitarian tragedy in Iraq
ISJ, 27 August 2014, Madrid - Some 2800 Iranian refugees, including 800 women, are held under unbearable conditions in Camp Liberty near Baghdad airport. It has been more than two weeks now that the Iraqi government is preventing fuel to enter the camp.


British MEP: UN must now investigate massacre Iranian MEK in Camp Ashraf

A British MEP has expressed her disappointment that a year after Camp Ashraf massacre, the UN has still not conducted any investigation that could bring those involved to justice.

Julie Ward also told a conference in Paris on September 1 that the Iranian Resistance under the leadership of Maryam Rajavi was the best hope for establishing a fair and democratic society in Iran.


MEPs call for action to end deadly siege on Iranian refugees in Camp Liberty, Iraq

Press release by European Parliament - Friends of a Free Iran
From Tuesday 12 August 2014, the Iraqi forces stationed outside Camp Liberty near Baghdad airport are preventing fuel entry to the camp where some 2800 defenceless refugees, including 800 women, members of the Iranian opposition PMOI, are being held in prison like conditions.


Ex UNAMI Chief: UN must hold Iraq responsible for abuses at Iranian camp

NCRI - The United Nations must hold the government of Iraq responsible for the blockade of vital supplies into Camp Liberty, and protect the residents until they can be moved to safety, former UN Secretary General Special Representative for Iraq has demanded.

Adrianus Melkert also told a conference in Paris on September 1 that the EU and US must urgently break the deadlock that is holding Camp Liberty Iranian residents 'hostage' at the camp near Baghdad airport.


Iraq: Maliki's agents continue preventing fuel delivery to Iranians refugees in Camp Liberty

For twelfth consecutive day, Maliki’s agents are preventing fuel from getting to Camp Liberty

Depriving residents of food, medicine and fuel are blatant examples of war crime and crime against humanity

NCRI - It is now two weeks that at the behest of the mullahs’ regime, Maliki’s agents are implementing a new round of pressures and sanctions against Camp Liberty residents. Preventing entry of fuel, food, medicine and free access to medical services are among these measures.


Video: Fox News report on 'new fears for Iran opposition' in Camp Liberty Iraq

Today is the 18th day that the Iraq government has blocked food, fuel and water to some 3,000 residents are of Camp Liberty in Iraq, reports Eric Shawn of Fox News, quoting the Iranian Resistance.

"They accuse Tehran of using the chaos in the Middle East to squeeze in to try to kill its critics by starving them to death."


Iranians 1205th day protest in Geneva calls for protection of Camp Liberty

Iranians in Geneva continued their protest for 1205 day in Geneva as a part of international protest calling for protection of Iranian political refugees in Camp Liberty, Iraq, and freedom of seven Camp Ashraf residents taken hostage by Iraqi forces.

The protesters called on the United Nations act to protect the Iranian dissidents in Camp Liberty, who have been target attacks.


US must honor its pledges to protect Iranians in Liberty, former UN ambassador demands

The US should honor its promise to protect defenseless Iranians in Camp Liberty, and ensure that the new Iraqi government prevents any further aggressions against them, a former Untied Nations ambassador has demanded.

Ken Blackwell was speaking ahead of the first anniversary of the massacre of 52 members of the Iranian Resistance in Camp Ashraf on September 1, 2013.

He described the tragedy as 'one of the worst examples of America's failure to protect' in recent history.


UN expert demands investigation into massacre of Iranian MEK members in Iraq

NCRI - A full investigation must be carried out into the September 1, 2013, massacre of 52 members of the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) at Camp Ashraf, and the abduction of seven residents, a leading member of Advisory Committee of the UN Human Rights Council has demanded.

Jean Ziegler, Deputy of the Advisory Committee of the UN Human Rights Council, told a conference in Geneva: "On 9 December, 2013, six United Nations special procedures mandate holders including myself issued a press release and appeal demanding an investigation of the massacres of the 52 residents of camp Ashraf and enforced disappearance of of 7 residents."


UN, EU and US must press Iraq to end callous siege against Iranians in Camp Liberty

27 August 2014 - The blockade of Iranian refugees in Camp Liberty near Baghdad continues. The 2,800 refugees, including 800 women, are now completely out of fuel. Generators have shut down. Water pumps are unable to work. Food stored in the refrigerators is now spoiling. Blackwater tanks are overflowing due to the Iraqi government preventing sewage from being removed from the camp.


Iranians in Canada demand investigation into Camp Ashraf massacre

NCRI - Iranians in Canada have staged protests outside the US consulate and embassy in Toronto and Ottawa to demand a full investigation into the September 1, 2013, massacre of Iranian opposition members at Camp Ashraf by Nouri al-Maliki's forces at the behest of the Iranian regime.

The protesters called on the US and the United Nations to honor their promise to station blue helmet troops at Camp Liberty to protect the residents who have come under repeated attacks by Iraqi forces.