Last update 11:56:33 AM


NCRI Iran News

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.

Camp Liberty’s electricity is only provided by electric generators running on fuel. Therefore the health of the residents and all infrastructures and basic life affairs are now seriously at risk as the fuel reserves finished yesterday morning and water pumps stopped working.

Several residents, including a group of women, have suffered heat strokes and many others are in critical conditions.

We had warned about this crisis with numerous letters, statements and communications to the U.S. Government, United Nations Secretary General and the EU High Representative.

The United States has particular responsibility since the residents’ current situation is a direct result of the US led invasion of Iraq in 2003 when the US officials gave to each of the residents written assurances that their safety and security would be protected and US pushed them later to evacuate their homes at Camp Ashraf and move to Liberty.

So far 116 residents have been murdered in brutal attacks by Maliki’s forces and 20 more have died due to the inhuman medical restrictions imposed the by Iraqi government
.
The United States and United Nations must live up to their commitments and responsibilities by forcing the Iraqi government to end the inhuman siege of Camp Liberty and immediately allow the entry of food, fuel, water and life essentials to the residents who are now suffering at extreme 48 C° summer heat.

United States will be directly responsible for any harm that Iraqi forces, who act under pressure from the Iranian regime, will do to these defenceless Iranian dissidents.

Alejo Vidal-Quadras
Former Vice President of European Parliament (1999-2014)
President of the International Committee in Search of Justice (ISJ)

Maryam Rajavi’s Remarks in US Congress Hearing, 29 April 2015

 

Latest News

UN Nuke agency report: Iran probe essentially stalled

May 29, 2015

Iran regime reacts hysterically to NCRI revealing North Korea nuclear link

May 29, 2015

U.S. to 'seriously' examine Iran, North Korea nuclear missile research ties

May 29, 2015

Iran regime continues to reject inspections of military sites

May 29, 2015

NCRi on Twitter