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Congresswoman Jackson Lee calls for investigation into massacre at Camp Ashraf

NCRI – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a senior Member of the House Homeland Security Committee in a statement ‘strongly’ condemned the massacre of Iranian refugees in Camp Ashraf, Iraq.

“The U.S. must maintain its commitment to uphold the legal and humanitarian obligations as they relate to the people of Camp Ashraf,” the statement said.

“I affirm the call by United Nations for a full and independent investigation into this terrible and tragic event. Those found to be responsible must be held fully accountable,” she said.

“I further call on Iraqi authorities to act with urgency to immediately ensure medical assistance to the wounded and to secure the camp against any further violence or harm to the residents. I underscore the responsibility of the Government of Iraq and all relevant stakeholders to ensure the safety and security of residents at both Camp Ashraf and Camp Hurriyah,” she said.