In a letter to the Iraqi Prime Minister Ibrahim Jafari on August 12, the U.S. member of Congress Edolphus Town expressed his concern over the disappearance of two PMOI members in Iraq. A copy of his letter was also sent to the Iraqi Foreign Minister and several international human rights bodies which in part reads: “Terrorism is a great impediment to the establishment of freedom and democracy in Iraq. It is our responsibility to aid Iraqis who are interested in an independent and democratic country.
Two members of the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI), Messrs. Hossein Pouyan and Mohammad-Ali Zahedi, were abducted by Iraq's Interior Ministry Special Forces at 12:30 pm, Thursday, August 4, 2005, in Baghdad's Karradah Street, according to a report by the PMOI.
In separate letters to Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Iraq Lord Corbett of Castle Vale, Chairman, British Committee for Iran Freedom, expressed his grave concerns over abduction of two members of the People's Mojahedin of Iran by agents of Iranian regime in Iraq. Following is the text of his letter: