February 22, 2018

Archives for September 2013

In Letters To President Obama, Secretary Kerry, and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Ros-Lehtinen Condemns Massacre of Camp Ashraf Residents

PRESS RELEASE (WASHINGTON) – U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Chairman of the Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee, today wrote letters to President Obama, Secretary of State John Kerry, and to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Antonio Guterres, condemning the recent reported attack this morning against the residents of Camp Ashraf. Statement by Ros-Lehtinen: “I’m outraged by the atrocious massacre at Camp Ashraf, this morning, which reportedly left 52 dead, dozens wounded and at least 14 people captured. It’s unacceptable that these attacks against residents of Camp Ashraf continue, and that the Iraqi government has to date done nothing to stop … [Read more...]

52 Iranian exiles killed at Iraq’s Camp Ashraf

THE WASHINGTON TIMES More than four dozen members of an Iranian dissident group have been killed in an early morning attack at their camp north of Baghdad on Sunday, according to the Iranian exiles. Residents of Camp Ashraf, where the attack took place, blamed Iraqi security forces for what they described as a “massacre.” In the attack, which started unexpectedly at 5 a.m. local time (10 p.m. EDT Saturday) and carried on until late in the afternoon, Iraqi security forces tied the Iranian dissidents’ hands behind their backs and shot them in the head, a resident of Camp Ashraf who witnessed the attack said in a phone interview. He requested anonymity out of concern for his … [Read more...]

Maryam Rajavi calls on UN, US for action to protect Iranians in Camp Ashraf, Liberty

Maryam Rajavi urged the United Nations and US government to take urgent action for protection of the residents by either transferring them all to the United States or settling the UN Blue Helmets in Camps Ashraf and Liberty in order to protect the residents NCRI - Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the Iranian Resistance, described today’s massacre in Ashraf, which was committed by Al-Maliki’s forces at the order of the religious fascism ruling Iran, a big crime against humanity and a war crime. She added machine gunning unarmed and defenceless people while their hands are tied is a crime against humanity by all standards and silence vis-à-vis this crime is complicity in … [Read more...]

Camp Ashraf Massacre Death Toll Reaches 44 and Climbing

Dozens of Residents Abducted and Missing, Many more Wounded The death toll in today’s massacre at Camp Ahsraf by the Iraqi forces, under orders of Iran Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and his Quds Force Commander Qassem Soleimani , has reached 44 and climbing. Many more are wounded, dozens are abducted or missing. Meanwhile Chinese news agency Xinhua has reported that contrary to the lies churned out by Maliki’s government, “ Iraqi security forces carried out a military operation on an Iranian opposition camp in the eastern province of Diyala, killing and wounding many, local media and a provincial official said on Sunday.” … [Read more...]

PHOTO: Handcuffed Residents of Camp Ashraf Shot in Cold Blood by Iraqi Forces

NCRI - The death toll of the raid by Iraqi forces under the command of Nouri al-Maliki against the Iranian residents of Camp Ashraf in Iraq has raised to 44 as of 12:00 Baghdad local time. Qassem Sulleimani, the commander of the Iranian regime's Quds Force personally had ordered Faleh Fayyaz and Nour al-Maliki on last Tuesday to carry out the fifth massacre of Camp Ashraf residents, the information received from Iran reveals. Maliki has ordered the Iraqi Prime Ministry staff to deny the killings in Camp Ashraf when they are questioned by the United Nations and other international organizations.   Iraqi forces under the command of Nouri Al-Maliki  executed handcuffed … [Read more...]

Camp Ashraf Massacre Death Toll Reaches 23 and Climbing

The death toll of this morning raid by Iraqi forces against the defenseless and unarmed Iranian residents of Camp Ashraf in Iraq has climbed to 23 as of 10:00 Baghdad local time. At least five of the residents were shot at close range while they were handcuffed. Many injured residents are in critical condition. The ongoing attack, carried out under the command of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is turning into a whole-scale massacre. The attacking Iraqi force first fired RPG rockets by into the residents' residents and then opened fire at the resident. Since last night the commander of the Diyala province's police commander Jamil Shemeri along with a number of criminal officers … [Read more...]

Camp Ashraf: Maliki forces shoot and kill handcuffed Iranian refugees

NCRI - The Iraqi forces under the command Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki have shot and killed at least five arrested and handcuffed residents by shooting at them in close range. Ms Maryam Hosseini, Mr Rahman Manani, Mr Saeed Akhavan, Mr Hossein Rasouli, Mr Ibrahim Assadi had been all arrested and they were handcuffed when the Iraqi forces fired at them. The criminal Iraqi forces of Nouri al-Maliki set ablaze a large portion of properties of Camp Ashraf residents. A thick smoke has covered the camp. Some 100 Iranian refugees affiliated to the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) have been living in Camp Ashraf. Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance … [Read more...]

Camp Ashraf: 19 massacred members of Iranian PMOI (MEK) identified

NCRI - As of 8 Am local time, details of 19 martyrs of the armed raid to Ashraf have been established. The martyrs are Ms Zohreh Ghaemi, the Deputy Secretary General of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK), Ms Giti Givehchian, senior member of the PMOI Leadership Council, Ms Mitra Bagherzadeh, Gila Toloue, Ms Fatemeh Kamyab, Ms Maryam Hosseini, Mr Majid Shivyari, Mr Azim Naroui, Mr Rahman Manani, Mr Hassan Jabari, Mr Mehdi Fatollah Nejad, Mr Alireza Khooshnevis, Mr Mohammad Reza Safavi, Mr Saeed Akhavan, Mr Hossein rassouli, Mr Nasser Habashi, Mr Ali Asghar Mechanic, Mr Ali Mahmoudi, Mr Ibrahim Assadi. During this criminal attack that was done on Maliki’s order and was … [Read more...]

Camp Ashraf: Iraqi forces kill senior women members of Iranian PMOI (MEK)

NCRI - Since midnight last night, ambush and firing live ammunition to the residents of Camp Ashraf has started in order to murder and to take hostages from them. Firing live ammunition on the defenseless residents is continuing until 6 am this morning. The number of martyrs and injured is not known. The United States and the United Nations had ensured their safety and security in a mutual Quadra agreement. As of 6:00 am all communications of camp Ashraf residents is cut off. The United States and the UN must immediately call on the Iraqi Government to stop the attack and attend to the camp in order to find out about their status. Based on our information, several battalions are … [Read more...]