December 15, 2017

Archives for October 2011

Senior Former U.S. Officials Urge Obama Administration To Uphold America’s Commitment and Protect Residents of Camp Ashraf in Iraq

PRNewswire WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — In a panel on Friday, October 28, 2011, entitled “U.S., U.N. Obligations to Avert Impending Humanitarian Catastrophe at Camp Ashraf,” former senior U.S. national security, military and judiciary officials urged the Obama administration to honor its written commitment to the residents of Camp Ashraf and protect them from […]

MEPs warn of ‘humanitarian catastrophe’ at Iran exile camp

AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE BRUSSELS, Oct 31, 2011 (AFP) – European parliamentarians issued a fresh warning Monday of a looming “humanitarian catastrophe” at an Iraqi camp housing Iranian exiles and urged the United Nations to provide protection for its 3,400 residents. MEP Struan Stevenson, who heads the parliament’s delegation for relations with Iraq, said in an […]

EU lawmakers fear ‘massacre’ of Iranians in Iraq

ASSOCIATED PRESS BRUSSELS – Members of the European Parliament are asking for international help to prevent what they say could be a massacre of Iranian dissidents in Iraq. A statement signed by 180 parliamentarians from all political parties says the lives of 3,400 Iranian dissidents in Camp Ashraf are in danger. Iraq Prime Minister Nouri […]

After U.S. Forces Exit Iraq Will My Brothers Be Killed?  President Obama’s declaration that the last U.S. soldiers will be coming home from Iraq by the end of the year should inspire all Americans to say a thankful prayer for the valiant sacrifices of our brave servicemen and women. At the same time, the president’s announcement leaves many of us in the Iranian-American community […]

Secretary Hillary Clinton Questioned on Camp Ashraf in House Hearing

On 27 October, the Secretary of State Hillary Clinton appeared at a hearing  of the US House Foreign Affairs Committee where she was questioned by several members of the Committee asked about the humanitarian crisis in Camp Ashraf and the reasons behind the delay in delising of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) from the FTO list. […]

As the U.S. forces leave Iraq, the Iraqi Government unveils its ominous intents to forcefully relocate Ashraf residents inside Iraq

National Council of Resistance of Iran – Camp Ashraf military occupation- Press Release No. 155 After accepting the European Parliament’s resolution on resettlement of Ashraf residents in third countries, the Iranian Resistance will never submit to relocation NCRI – Concurrent with the announcement of U.S. forces withdrawal from Iraq, Adnan al-Assadi, who is in charge […]

Europeans Fear ‘Massacre’

 THE WASHINGTON TIMES Struan Stevenson, a leading member of the European Parliament, sounded desperate as he appealed to the Obama administration to prevent a “human catastrophe” among Iranian exiles in Iraq.  “America is leaving behind the biggest mess I’ve ever seen,” he told Embassy Row this week, complaining about President Obama’s decision to pull out […]

Tehran’s Anti-MeK Propaganda Machine

THE NATIONAL INTEREST If disinformation is defined as deliberate and covert efforts to plant false information to bias media reporting and intelligence collection, the UN’s Durban conferences constitute a prime example. Although organized around an “anti-racist” agenda, they focus on ways to delegitimize Israel and are an icon of intolerance. A participant in the Durban […]

MEPs call for a reprieve for refugees in Ashraf

REUTERS Strasbourg, Oct. 26 (Reuters) – The evacuation of Camp Ashraf, Iraq, home to some 3,400 Iranian dissidents, should be postponed to avoid a massacre, said Wednesday the president of the Delegation of European Parliament for Relations with Iraq. The Iraqi government, which requested the closure of the camp, located 65 km northeast of Baghdad, […]

British MPs demand U.N. protection at Camp Ashraf

UNITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL LONDON, Oct. 26 (UPI) — Cross-party Members of Parliament and Peers as well as prominent jurists at a parliamentary meeting Tuesday in London called on the United Kingdom, European Union and the United States to urgently propose a draft text to the U.N. Security Council approve the stationing of blue-helmet U.N. security […]