November 17, 2017

Archives for April 2015

Medill News: Demonstrators back Iranian dissidents in front of White House

Medill News Service, April 14, 2015:  There was an Iranian-American rally outside of the White House this morning calling for the U.S. to protect 2,500 Mojahedin-e-Khalq (MEK) at Camp Liberty in Iraq. This coincides with the Iraqi prime minister’s visit with President Obama at the White House today.

Iranian-Americans rally at White House to demand US uphold its commitments to Iranian dissidents in Iraq

Washington, DC, April 14 – Iranian-Americans rallied outside on Tuesday as Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi met with President Obama at the White House. The demonstrators used the opportunity to demand that the United States uphold its commitments to the safety and security of thousands of Iranian dissidents residing in Camp Liberty, Iraq. Despite the […]

US Dignitaries’ Letter to the Visiting Iraqi Prime Minister Urges Protection for Camp Liberty Residents

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In Newspaper Ad USCCAR Urges U.S. to Act for Immediate Release of Iranian Dissident Taken Hostage in Iraq

An urgent appeal published in Thursday’s issue of the Washington Times calls on the U.S. Government to take immediate action to secure the release of a Camp Liberty resident who the U.S. had committed to protect but now has been held hostage in Iraq by being illegally detained for the past four weeks. Mr. Safar […]

Join The April 14 White House Rally

4th Anniversary of April 8 Massacre of Iranian Opposition PMOI (MEK) in Camp Ashraf, Iraq

NCRI – Today is the 4th anniversary of April 8 massacre of Iranian opposition activists in Camp Ashraf by Iraqi Army under the direct order of then Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki at the behest of the Iranian regime. Eight women were either shot at close range or crushed to death under the wheels of […]

IRAQ: Illegal detention of Iranian Camp Liberty resident extended for sixth time

Illegal detention of Mr. Zakery while ignoring United Nations documents regarding his status and allowing the Iranian regime to meddle in his case as well as preventing him to undergo a scheduled surgery indicate that this is a case of planned hostage taking NCRI – In the fourth week of the illegal detention of Mr. […]

Gathering at UNHCR DC Office Calls for Urgent Action for Release of Iranian Dissident from Unlawful Detention in Iraq

Washington, DC – On Tuesday April 7, 2015 the DC-area Iranian-American families of Iranians residing in Camp Liberty in Iraq held a gathering at the DC Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). The protesters condemned Iraq’s illegal detention of Mr. Safar Zakeri, a resident of Camp Liberty and called on the […]

Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen Writes US Ambassador to Iraq to Ensure Safar Zakeri’s Release

Text of Representative Ros-Lehtinen’s letter to U.S. Ambassador, the Honorable Stuart E. Jone: ————————— April 2, 2015 The Honorable Stuart E. Jones U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Embassy of the United States Al-Kinki Street International Zone Baghdad, Iraq Dear Mr. Ambassador: I am seeking information regarding an incident involving local Iraqi law enforcement and a resident […]

DC Protest at Iraqi Embassy to Condemn Illegal Detention of Safar Zakeri, Demand His Immediate Release

Washington, DC – On Monday April 6, 2015 the DC-area Iranian-American families of Iranians residing in Camp Liberty in Iraq held a protest rally at the Embassy of Iraq. The protesters condemned the illegal detention of Mr. Safar Zakeri, a resident of Camp Liberty, by the Iraqi authorities and demanded his immediate release. On March […]