November 22, 2017

Archives for September 2013

Deputy Assistant U.S. Secretary of State, UN and UNHCR visit Camp Liberty, talk with PMOI representatives

NCRI – On Monday September 16, Ambassador Brett H. McGurk, Deputy Assistant to U.S. Secretary of State, accompanied by the Acting Special Representative of UN Secretary General and delegations from UN and UNHCR, visited Camp Liberty and the hunger strikers, and held talks with senior representatives of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK). They […]

Camp Ashraf hostages are under interrogation in Maliki’s “Dirty Division’s” solitary confinement

NCRI- According to credible reports from within the clerical regime, the seven Ashraf hostages abducted in Ashraf by Iraqi forces on September 1st are still held in Maliki’s Dirty Division (Golden Division) prison near Baghdad Airport. They are under repeated interrogation and persecution by intelligence officers of this division. To intensify pressures on the hostages, […]

Lawmaker from Humble seeks U.N. action for Iranian exiles

THE HOUSTON CHRONICLE WASHINGTON – Texas GOP Rep. Ted Poe, a frequent critic of the United Nations, prepared a letter to U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Monday asking the international organization to consider deploying blue helmeted U.N. peacekeepers to Iraq to prevent further attacks on Iranian exiles who had been promised protection by the […]

Ex-U.S. officials, family members pay homage to 52 massacred Camp Ashraf resident

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The following is being release by National Council of Resistance of Iran, U.S. Representatives Office (NCRI-US): Former senior U.S. officials and family members of the 52 residents of Camp Ashraf murdered execution-style by the Iraqi SWAT units acting on orders from Tehran on September 1, paid tribute to the […]

Unleashing the wolves on Iranian exiles in Iraq

THE WASHINGTON TIMES Amir Emadi feels betrayed by the Obama administration, which he accuses of abandoning his father and thousands of other unarmed Iranian exiles in Iraq. “This is not the America I grew up reading about,” he said at a Washington tribute Saturday to his father and 51 other dissidents killed Sept. 1 by […]

UN Official: Iranian Exiles’ Deaths a Wake-up Call

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BAGHDAD – The killing of dozens of members of an Iranian dissident group that the Iraqi government wants out of the country should be “a wake-up call” to the international community, the acting U.N. envoy to Iraq said Friday as he pressed countries to do more to find them homes abroad. Members […]

Trust in Maliki harms U.S. credibility

UNITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL By RAMESH SEPEHRRAD, UPI Outside View Commentator ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 13 (UPI) — It is hard to characterize the United States’ relations with Iraq in recent years. More often than not, Washington hesitates to hold Baghdad accountable for its continued support of the Syrian president and carrying out deadly raids against the […]

Spectator to slaughter in Iraq

THE WASHINGTON TIMES – Embassy Row Former U.S. officials are urging Secretary of State John F. Kerry to listen to his own words about Syria and turn his outrage toward the massacre of 52 unarmed Iranian dissidents shot execution-style by Iraqi gunmen in a refugee camp north of Baghdad where the United States had guaranteed […]

Chairman Menendez Condemns Attacks on Camp Ashraf Residents, Calls on Iraqi Government to Protect Community now in Camp Liberty and Secure Release of Seven Hostages taken after Massacre at Camp Ashraf

PRESS RELEASE September 12, 2013 WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, released this statement condemning the attacks on Camp Ashraf residents, and called on the Iraqi government to protect the community and secure the release of seven hostages taken after the massacre at Camp Ashraf. “I […]

Levin releases letter regarding Camp Ashraf attack

PRESS RELEASE Thursday, September 12, 2013 WASHINGTON – Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today released a letter he sent on Sept. 6 to Secretary of State John Kerry calling on the United States to investigate the fatal Sept. 1 attack on residents of Camp Ashraf, Iraq, and to make […]