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NCRI - On Tuesday, 14 April 2015, elements of the Governmental Committee tasked to suppress Ashraf and Liberty, including Colonel Sadeq Mohammed Kadhim and Major Ahmed Khozeir, brought a group of mullahs’ regime Intelligence Ministry (MOIS) and terrorist Qods Force agents to the base of the police company tasked to protect Camp Liberty in the camp under the pretext of families of PMOI in Liberty and began reconnaissance of camp’s vicinity. A few hours later, they were taken away. According to the information received by the resistance from inside Iran, the mercenaries are expected to be taken to Liberty in the ensuing days as well.
An urgent appeal published in Thursday's issue of the Washington Times calls on the U.S. Government to take immediate action to secure the release of a Camp Liberty resident who the U.S. had committed to protect but now has been held hostage in Iraq by being illegally detained for the past four weeks.
Mr. Safar Zakery, 60, an Iranian refugee living in Camp Liberty under UN supervision has been recognized as a person of concern protected under international law.
NCRI - Today is the 4th anniversary of April 8 massacre of Iranian opposition activists in Camp Ashraf by Iraqi Army under the direct order of then Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki at the behest of the Iranian regime.
Eight women were either shot at close range or crushed to death under the wheels of armoured vehicles when Iraqi forces stormed Camp Ashraf, near Baghdad, on 8 April 2011.
Iraqi MP Dr. Fares al-Berifkani, Chairman of the Parliament Hygiene and Environment Commission said there cannot be differences placed between human beings in their right to access treatment and adequate hygiene for anyone living Iraq, abiding by Iraqi laws and protected under the constitution.
In response to a question on the sufferings Camp Liberty refugees are enduring in Iraq from lack of hygiene care and refusing to send them to hospitals, al-Berifkani said there must be no difference between patients. He added his insistence on following up on any case of an individual that has been denied of their right to medical care.
Several members Iraqi parliament have called on their government for the lifting of the medical blockade imposed on Camp Liberty, the residence of Iranian dissidents in Iraq, located near Baghdad airport.
Ms. Jamila Al-Obaidi, an Iraqi parliamentarian and member of Al-Wataniya, said: "The information provided to us regarding the conditions of the residents of Camp Liberty shows that the rights of these residents have been openly violated,” according to the February 13 issue of "Al-Mustaqbal Al-Arabi" newspaper.
Speech by Gianfranco Fattorini, former Co-Chair of the French NGO “Movement against Racism and for Friendship among the Peoples” (MRAP) at the event entitled 'Right to access to medical care' held at the UN Geneva headquarters on February 20, 2015 and he moderated*:
On behalf of the organizations that convene this roundtable - the Women Human Rights International Association, International Educational Development, Danielle Mitterrand’s foundation - France Libertés, and the Nonviolent Radical Party, Transnational and Transparty (PRNTT) - I welcome you to this roundtable discussion which will focus on the access to medicine in the Camp Liberty near Baghdad airport.
Iran News in Brief - 23 April 2015