November 23, 2017

Archives for July 2012

Crisis brewing in Liberty

THE WASHINGTON TIMES  Iranian dissidents need support, not coercion. The clock is ticking, louder with every day that goes by, on the lives of more than 1,000 Iranian dissidents exiled in Iraq. These are the men and women who fled the Iranian regime to make their home near Baghdad more than a quarter of a […]

Is the US State Department blackmailing Iranian dissidents in Iraq to placate the al-Maliki regime?

The Daily Mail The US State Department should feel ashamed of itself. Rather than stand up for the humanitarian rights of defenseless refugees, State Department officials have decided to side with the murderous Iraqi regime. The Department’s support for Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki knows no limit; officials have not flinched from employing despicable tactics […]

State Department’s Coercing Ashraf Residents to Forgo Their Humanitarian Needs in Return for Possible Delisting of MEK is Appalling and Unlawful

LONDON, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The International Solidarity for Democratic Change in Iran (ISDCI) denounces pressuring the Iranian opposition and the residents of Camps Ashraf into giving up minimum humanitarian life support requirements and relocating to Camp Liberty in return for possible delisting of the main Iranian opposition movement, the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK). Some […]

USCCAR Regrets Misrepresentations by State Department Officials on Humanitarian Situation of Camps Ashraf and Liberty in Iraq

WASHINGTON, July 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — On behalf of thousands of Iranian-Americans whose loved ones are in camps Ashraf and Liberty in Iraq, the US Committee for Camp Ashraf Residents (USCCAR) regrets the misrepresentations by Ambassador Daniel Benjamin, State Department’s Coordinator for Counterterrorism; and Ambassador Daniel Fried, Special Advisor to the Secretary Hillary Clinton on Camp […]

Subjecting delisting of the PMOI to closure of Ashraf defies the law and the court ruling

Statement by Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran The remaining residents in Ashraf will immediately move to Camp Liberty if humanitarian requirements are realized. There has never been any misunderstanding regarding the US Secretary of State discretion to relist. The relocation of more convoys from Ashraf has been halted due to failure of […]

Time to listen to Iranian voices for freedom

UNITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL Rather than appeasing Tehran and hamper the efforts of the Iranian resistance, the United States should support the PMOI and its aim of regime change in Iran. LONDON, July 6 (UPI) — How big does a rally have to be before the world takes notice? Will the voices of 100,000 protesters reach […]

Maliki and Mullah’s Justice Minister Talk Of Prosecuting PMOI Members in Iraq

Statement by Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran Iranian Resistance Warns the United Nations and United States about Ominous Intentions of the Iranian Regime and its Culprits in Iraq Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki met Iranian Justice Minister Morteza Bakhtiari in Baghdad, Thursday, July 5.  In the meeting, the Iranian side stressed […]

A ‘Clinton Project’ to placate Tehran

UNITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL It is time for America to face the truth. Appeasing the Iranian mullahs regarding the People’s Mujahedin of Iran is a failed policy.   BRUSSELS, July 5 (UPI) — Two weeks ago, I was informed by the Iraqi Embassy in Brussels that they had a group of 14 senior political figures from […]

Iranians yearn for freedom, too

THE WASHINGTON TIMES Resistance wants an end to mullahs’ tyrannical rule. On July 4, 1776, 236 years ago, Americans declared that they no longer would be ruled by others, and the Revolutionary War began. Just a few days ago, Egyptians celebrated their newfound freedom and inaugurated their new president. In Syria, there are growing signs […]

Iranian Opposition MEK Should Be Supported, Not Blacklisted The annual congress of the Iranian resistance in Paris on June 23 was a spectacular event and described as a turning point by policy makers and Iranian affairs pundits. It confirmed several points. The unprecedented, massive turnout of 100,000-plus participants made it abundantly clear that the opposition the People’s Mujahedin of Iran, or, PMOI – also known as MEK, and […]