October 18, 2017

Archives for July 2012

UN Remarks – Part of the Problem or Solution for Ashraf?

The UN Special Representative’s Remarks, Part of the Problem or Solution for Ashraf ? The claims made by the UN envoy in Iraq, ambassador Martin Kobler in his speech last night in regards to Camp Ashraf is filled with statements that have no basis in reality and have been made to please and corroborate Prime […]

Abandoned refugees

THE NEW YORK POST Iranian exiles deserve better. For a group of 4,000 Iranian refugees living in Iraq, a UN report this week could prove crucial in determining whether they’ll live as virtual prisoners in the desert or be able to build new lives in freedom elsewhere. The refugees are members of a controversial Iranian […]

Senate Briefing Warns of Humanitarian Tragedy in Camp Liberty, Iraq, and Urges Immediate Improvement in Conditions Imposed on Iranian Dissidents before Further Relocation to Liberty

CNBC  WASHINGTON, July 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The following is being released by Iranian-American Cultural Association of Missouri: In a briefing at the historic Senate Kennedy Caucus room, senior former U.S. military commanders and Administration officials called for immediate improvement in inhumane conditions at Camp Liberty, Iraq, where 2,000 Iranian dissidents reside after relocating from Camp Ashraf, […]

A Humanitarian Crisis That Can Be Solved

 TownHall.COM For a group of 4,000 Iranian refugees currently living in Iraq, a United Nations report this week could prove crucial in determining whether they will live as virtual prisoners in the desert or be able to build new lives in freedom elsewhere. The refugees are members of a controversial Iranian dissident group, the Mujahedeen-e-Khalk […]

Iran Policy Committee: Violations of Human Rights of Iranian Dissidents in Iraq and the Unwarranted Terrorist Designation of Mujahedeen-e-Khalq (MEK)

WASHINGTON, July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — On 17 July 2012, the Iran Policy Committee (IPC) issued a press release. A State Department teleconference on 6 July 2012 prompted the release. Briefing the media were Coordinator for Counterterrorism, Ambassador Daniel Benjamin as well as Special Advisor to the Secretary on Camp Ashraf, Ambassador Daniel Fried. They […]

UN urges peaceful solution to Camp Ashraf standoff

ASSOCIATED PRESS UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on the Iraqi government and an Iranian opposition group that was given refuge in the country during Saddam Hussein’s rule on Monday to work together to peacefully complete the group’s relocation without further delay. Nearly 2,000 members of The People’s Mujahedeen Organization of Iran have […]

The U.S. is wrongly challenging backers of Iranian dissidents

THE WASHINGTON POST Regarding the July 6 front-page article “Iranian exiles attracting attention with supporters”: Members of the Iranian opposition group Mujaheddin-e Khalq (MEK) have built Camp Ashraf in Iraq into a modern town over the past quarter-century, but they nonetheless heeded the call by the Iranian resistance leader Maryam Rajavi to move to Camp […]

USCCAR to US Officials: “Thank You for Not Forgetting Our Loved Ones in Iraq”

US Committee for Camp Ashraf Residents commends efforts of US officials, past and present, who are working with the Obama Administration and human rights advocates to facilitate a peaceful, prompt resolution to the humanitarian crisis facing thousands in Camps Ashraf and Liberty in Iraq WASHINGTON, July 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — On behalf of thousands of […]

Washington’s power play is endangering the lives of Iranian dissidents in Iraq

THE HILL In the furious debate about Iran, let us not forget that there are lives at stake right now. Those who wish to appease the mullahs in Tehran must not be allowed to forget that thousands of innocent refugees are caught in the crossfire.   These refugees – there are 3,400 split between Camp […]

U.S. State Department must show some spine on Iranian dissidents

THE UNITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL LONDON, July 13 (UPI) — The fate of 3,400 Iranian dissidents in Iraq must not be a bargaining chip to appease the Iranian regime and their Iraqi agents. Recently some media and U.S. State Department alike have adopted an incomprehensible path to simultaneously blame Iranian dissidents in Camp Ashraf in Iraq, […]