October 24, 2017

Archives for April 2012

Undeterred, the Bi-Partisan Panel Reaffirms Support for MEK Delisting, Vows to Double Efforts

On April 6, 2012, on the eve of the first anniversary of the April 8 massacre of the Iranian dissidents at Camp Ashraf by the Iraqi forces, a bi-partisan panel of prominent US former officials and human rights luminaries reiterated their support for the People’s Mojahedin of Iran (PMOI/MEK). They said they refuse to abandon […]

Former US Officials Reiterate Backing for Delisting the Iranian Opposition Group, Say They Will Not be Intimidated or Silenced

WASHINGTON, April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — A group of prominent former officials say they refuse to abandon their support for the People’s Mujahedin of Iran (PMOI/MEK) and their efforts to have the group removed from the State Department’s terrorist list, despite indirect warnings from the Treasury Department that their support for the group […]

“Iranian Embassy” Inside The European Parliament

 OfficialWire.com The meeting last week of the European Parliament’s Delegation for Relations with Iran was the scene of a rare confrontation between the pro-Iran faction headed by the Greens group and those wanting to see a fundamental change. At the issue was the election of a vice-president of the Delegation, a seat left vacant since […]

Camp Ashraf dissidents brave enough to stand up to Iran must be protected by the West

DAILY MILL Eight women were either shot at close range or crushed to death under the wheels of armoured vehicles when Iraqi forces stormed Camp Ashraf, near Baghdad, on April 8 last year, a reason to pause this Easter Sunday in their remembrance. In all, 36 people were massacred on that day: all of them […]

Camp Ashraf massacre: ‘Hypocrisy runs deep’

WND.COM Col. Wesley Martin warns Iranian dissidents must be protected by West About a year ago, members of the Iraqi army killed 34 members of the People’s Mujahedin of Iran at Camp Ashraf. The story drew little coverage but serves as a symbol of countless mistakes from both the Bush and Obama administrations in Iraq. […]

On the Anniversary of April 8 Camp Ashraf Massacre, ISDCI Calls on the International Community to Protect Members of Iranian Opposition (MEK) Living in Iraq

LONDON, April 6, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — On the anniversary of the April 8, massacre of the residents of Camp Ashraf, International Solidarity for a Democratic Change in Iran (ISDCI) calls on UN, US and EU to take necessary steps to guarantee safety and basic human rights of the residents. ISDCI also calls on […]

U.S. Hurting Iran Opposition

ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL While the U.S. has announced it would provide military aid and financial assistance to yet another brave opposition movement in the so-called Arab Spring, Washington remains strangely irresolute concerning the plight of the Iranian opposition, who are the linchpin in confronting America’s greatest regional strategic challenge: the Iranian regime and its race toward […]

Former US Military Commanders Voice Outrage Over BBC’s Politically-motivated Campaign Against Camp Ashraf Residents

WASHINGTON, April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — In a letter to the Director of Global News for the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), a copy of which was provided to the US Committee for Camp Ashraf Residents (USCCAR), two highly-decorated former senior US military commanders in Iraq have expressed their concerns about a highly politically-motivated and questionable […]

A year after the massacre in Camp Ashraf, UN has to carry out its commitment to the residents

AllVoices.COM The phone kept ringing non-stop in the early hours of April 8 last year. At the other end of the phone was an Iranian friend I have known for years. It was very unusual for him to call that early. In a broken voice and as he was sobbing, he said Camp Ashraf was […]

Marbury v. Madison redux

THE WASHINGTON TIMES The legal battle between the State Department and Iranian dissidents fighting to be removed from the U.S. terrorist list evolved this week into a brief lecture on one of the most famous Supreme Court cases, which established a fundamental constitutional principle more than 200 years ago. Viet Dinh, a former Justice Department […]