August 20, 2017

Archives for April 2012

No death camps for Iranian dissidents

THE WASHINGTON TIMES Removing refugee group from U.S. terrorist list is important step When Elie Wiesel speaks, people listen. He speaks softly and chooses his words carefully. In 1986, when this survivor of Hitler’s death camp at Buchenwald was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, he was cited as a “messenger to mankind” whose message has […]

Iran Pressing Iraq to Handover Dissidents

StopFundamentalism.COM Sources in Baghdad told Kuwaiti Al-Siyasa, that the Iranian regime has asked Iraq’s Prime Minister, Nouri al-Maliki, during his two day visit to Tehran last Sunday to extradite about 166 members of the exiled Iranian opposition, Mujahedin-e Khalq or MEK who are currently being relocated from a Camp northeast of Baghdad known as Camp […]

Inhuman siege in Camp Liberty continues

NCRI – While two and a half months has passed since the transfer of Ashraf residents to Camp Liberty has started, cruel and inhuman siege of residents that had begun two and a half years ago in Camp Ashraf, continues in Camp Liberty. 1 – Iraqi forces prevent workers from entering for repairs to sanitary services. […]

Why the World Should Care About the Fate of Iranian Dissidents in Iraq

THE HUFFINGTON POST (UK) After a new round of talks between Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council, plus Germany, there might be some relief on the international stage. But such optimism could very well be misplaced. No discernible substantive issue was discussed. Although further talks will be held in Baghdad […]

U.S. must protect dissidents in Iraq

One year ago this month, the peace at a refugee camp under the “protection” of Iraq’s government was shattered as Iraqi soldiers murdered 36 defenseless Iranian dissidents and left hundreds injured. Despite calls from the U.S. Congress, the European Union and the United Nations, there has been no independent inquiry into the incident. No one […]

Eviction and forcible relocation of Ashraf residents with coercion and intimidation

Mrs. Rajavi calls on President Obama and Secretary General Ban-Ki Moon to prevent a humanitarian tragedy against Ashraf residents, in particular 1,000 female residents,  and to prevent Iraq from forcible relocation of Ashraf residents, “protected persons” under Geneva Convention whom the US government has officially taken responsibility for their protection and the UNHCR has recognised […]

Another 400 Move to Liberty from Camp Ashraf

StopFundamentalism.COM Another group of 400 residents of Camp Ashraf, arrived at Camp Liberty in Baghdad Monday, said a statement from National Council of Resistance of Iran.  Ashraf residents are transferred to Liberty in order to be interviewed by the United Nation High Commissioner for Refugees to qualify for resettlement in countries other than Iran and […]

What Does Iran Seek From Nuclear Talks in Istanbul? More Talks!

THE HUFFINGTON POST By Alireza Jafarzadeh After a year-long suspension, negotiations have once again resumed with the Iranian regime over its nuclear program, and with them hopes have been rekindled once again that this international crisis will be put to rest through diplomatic maneuvering. But the optimism by some about the success of negotiations is […]

Iran’s nuclear genie is out of the bottle

THE BALTIMOR SUN Further negotiations with Tehran are pointless; instead, America should back the Iranian opposition By Alireza Jafarzadeh After a yearlong round of escalating international economic sanctions and rhetoric, the regime in Iran has finally come around to raising expectations that it will take some constructive steps in reining in its nuclear weapons ambitions. […]

The most powerful weapon Obama can deploy against Iran

FoxNews.com By Tom Ridge, General Hugh Shelton, Patrick Kennedy To believe that the resumption of negotiations in Istanbul could — or ever will –avert Iranian nuclear breakout and a possible Middle East conflagration, is to believe in the triumph of hope over experience. When it comes to the Mullahs’ intentions, however, we believe that the […]