NewsBlaze.com, published an article covering two recent major events involving the only organized opposition movement, first the relocation of PMOI members from Iraq to Europe, second the revelation regarding massacre of more than 30 thousand political prisoners in the summer of 1988. Following is the full article.
The four-and-a-half-year-long process of relocating members of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI or MEK) to countries of safety was successfully completed on September 9, 2016 when the last 280 Camp Liberty residents left Iraq for Albania.
The achievement is not without cost, however. The residents left Iraq dispossessed of both personal and collective property, and have had to met the costs of resettlement themselves.
PRESS RELEASE 09.09.16
Washington, D.C. – House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) and Ranking Member Eliot Engel (D-NY) today issued the following statement on completion of the resettlement of Iranian dissidents previously living at Camp Liberty in Iraq:
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) released the following statement today on the successful relocation of all Iranian dissidents residing in Camp Liberty, Iraq to Albania:
“In 2003, the United States made a commitment to protect thousands of members of the Iranian dissident organization, the Mujadedin-e Khalq (MEK), who agreed to surrender their weapons and came under our protection as a result. Today marks the culmination of that commitment with the safe and successful relocation of all Iranian dissidents residing in Camp Liberty, Iraq to Albania. This is a welcome and long overdue development.
As understanding of the Iranian resistance grows, support should follow
NCRI - Wesley Martin, a retired U.S. Army colonel, served as the senior anti-terrorism officer in Iraq from 2003 to 2004 and the senior operations officer for detention operations in from 2005 to 2006. He wrote an article for the United Press International on Friday, September 9, subsequent to the successful completion of the resettlement of Camp Liberty residents from Iraq to Europe. He mentioned that simultaneous with growing calls seeking justice for 30,000 massacred political prisoners in Iran, the victorious transfer of PMOI members opens a new chapter for the Iranian people and Resistance. The following is the full text of his article:
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