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Archives for December 2013

Hostage location classified

THE WASHINGTON TIMES Secretary of State John F. Kerry surprised members of Congress on Tuesday by revealing that the whereabouts of seven Iranian dissidents kidnapped in a deadly raid on a refugee camp in Iraq is classified. His comment suggests that the Obama administration knows their whereabouts and whether they are being held by Iraqi […]

U.S. families of Camp Liberty residents in Congressional Hearing as Secretary Kerry testifies


Iranian exiles call for probe of Camp Ashraf attack

THE WASHINGTON TIMES Iranian dissidents Monday marked the 100th day since gunmen killed 52 Iranians in an Iraqi refugee camp, as U.N. officials warned that Iraq is violating human rights treaties by failing to account for seven hostages kidnapped in the Sept. 1 raid. The dissidents of the National Council of Resistance of Iran blame […]

U.N. experts urge Iraq to probe fate of missing Iranian dissidents

REUTERS UNITED NATIONS – (Reuters) – A United Nations group urged Iraq on Monday to swiftly investigate the disappearance of seven Iranian dissidents who vanished in September after a deadly attack on the Iranians’ camp near Baghdad. Last week a senior Iraqi government official said Iraq was hunting militants, still unidentified, who led the deadly […]

Iraq must reveal fate of missing Iran exiles

AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE Geneva (AFP) — UN rights experts demanded Monday that Baghdad get to the bottom of what happened to seven Iranian opposition members missing since a September attack on a refugee camp in Iraq. “We call upon the government of Iraq to speed up the investigations in order to disclose the fate and […]

International UN Calls on Iraq to Locate 7 Iranian Dissidents

ASSOCIATED PRESS GENEVA December 9, 2013 (AP) – A group of U.N. independent experts urged Iraq on Monday to reveal what happened to seven members of an Iranian dissident group who were allegedly abducted in September. Six women and one man went missing after a Sept. 1 attack at that killed 52 people at the […]


The UN Office in Geneva GENEVA (9 December 2013) – A group of United Nations independent experts today called on the Government of Iraq to establish the fate and whereabouts of seven residents of Camp Ashraf, who were allegedly abducted last September after an attack in which 52 persons were killed. More than 3,000 Iranian […]

Iraqi Government must clarify whereabouts of mission Iranian exiles – UN experts

UN News Center 9 December 2013 – A group of independent United Nations human rights experts today called on the Iraqi Government to clarify the whereabouts of seven residents of Camp Ashraf, who were allegedly abducted last September after an attack that left 52 people dead, guarantee their safety and prevent their extradition to Iran. […]

Exiled Iranian opposition calls for “firmness” on Tehran

AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE Paris (AFP) -The Iranian opposition in exile asked again on Saturday that the Western powers to stand firm against Tehran, two days before a meeting in Vienna to discuss the implementation of the agreement limiting nuclear activities Iran. “The ruling regime, weakened and at an impasse, was forced to take a step […]