March 29, 2017

UNHCR publishes update on situation of Camp Liberty residents

NCRI - The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has issued an update on the situation of Camp Liberty residents. The following is the full text of the UN Refugee Agency’s statement: Source: http://www.unhcr.org/4f2a54a16.pdf Update N° 14 Update on the implementation of solutions for residents of Hurriya Temporary Transit Location (TTL) • The relocation of residents of the Hurriya Temporary Transit Location (TTL) out of Iraq continues to maintain momentum, with more than 1700 residents having now been relocated to a situation of safety in third countries. This represents a significant milestone: more than half of the residents registered by UNHCR have now been … [Read more...]

U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee passes resolution on rights of PMOI members in Camp Liberty

NCRI - The United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations unanimously backed a resolution last week regarding the rights of members of the main Iranian opposition group, the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI or MEK), in Camp Liberty in Iraq. The text of the resolution was submitted to the Senate committee by Senator John McCain (R-AZ). The resolution was passed unanimously at a session of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, chaired by Senator Bob Corker (R-TN), on July 14, 2016. At the session, the committee's Ranking Member, Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD), said he supports the resolution also known as "S. CON. RES. 42". Also at the meeting, Senator Jeanne … [Read more...]

Tehran orders intensified siege on Camp Liberty following Free Iran gathering in Paris

According to reports received from inside the Iranian regime, following the massive Iranian Resistance rally in Paris that enjoyed widespread support from inside Iran and abroad, the regime’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) has decided to intensify the pressures imposed on the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MeK) and the Iranian Resistance, especially the residents of Camp Liberty in Iraq. In this regard Tehran has ordered its interlocutors in the Iraqi government to intensify the pressures, siege and repressive measures against Camp Liberty, including preventing the delivery of food stuffs, medicine, and fuel needed for the camp’s power generators to provide … [Read more...]

UK strongly condemns rocket attack on PMOI in Camp Liberty

NCRI - The United Kingdom has strongly condemned the terrorist rocket attack last week on Camp Liberty, Iraq, home to members of the main Iranian opposition group People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI or MEK). Tobias Ellwood MP, the Minister for the Middle East and North Africa in the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, on Monday, July 11, said: "We strongly condemn the attack against the civilian residents of Camp Liberty in Iraq on 4 July. We have publically called on the Government of Iraq to investigate the attack and bring the attackers to justice. In the coming days officials from our Embassy will raise the attack with the Iraqi Prime Minister’s Office and the Ministry of … [Read more...]

Tehran Is Launching Attacks on Iranian Dissidents in Iraq

Raymond Tanter, a professor emeritus from the University of Michigan in an opinion piece on Sunday in TownHall highlighted the terrorist threats facing members of the main Iranian opposition group People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI or MEK). He wrote: On July 4, 2016 (8:35 pm Iraqi time), over 50 missiles were fired against Camp Liberty. Because of the proximity of Tehran’s militias in range of Camp Liberty, it appears as if they were launched by those affiliated with the Quds Force of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. Damage assessment reveals that parts of the camp were completely destroyed. As many as 40 residents were injured, and astonishingly no one was killed … [Read more...]

Sen. John McCain strongly condemns attack on Camp Liberty

NCRI - United States Senator John McCain has strongly condemned the terrorist rocket attack earlier this week on members of the main Iranian opposition group People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI or MEK) in Camp Liberty, Iraq. Senator McCain also called on the U.S. State Department to ensure that the Camp Liberty residents have “continued and reliable access to food, clean water, medical assistance, electricity, and other supplies necessary to sustain” them. The following is the full text of his statement issued on Thursday: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, July 7, 2016 STATEMENT BY SENATOR JOHN McCAIN ON JULY 4TH ATTACK AT CAMP LIBERTY Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator … [Read more...]

Ban on entry of food, medicine and utility vehicles into Camp Liberty continues after July 4th missile attack

Camp Liberty Missile Attack – Number 8 Four days after July 4th missile attack against Camp Liberty in Iraq, leaving large portions of the residents’ facilities and supplies destroyed, for the 11th consecutive day Iraqi agents continue to prevent the delivery of food and medicine, and the entrance of utility vehicles into the camp. As seen in previous days, on Thursday, July 7th the Iraqi forces – under orders issued by the camp crackdown committee – prevented the entry of food and medicine, and utility trucks into the camp, forcing them to return. Currently the residents are facing a shortage in food and medicine, and a major hygiene crisis, whereas 50 of the residents were injured … [Read more...]

Further details on the Camp Liberty missile attack

Missile attack on Camp Liberty – No. 7 50 Falaq-1 240mm missiles of 50 kg Payload were fired at Camp Liberty Missiles had been placed on launching pads on a flatbed truck by IRGC Industries According to reports from inside the Iranian regime and the remnants of the fired missiles, fresh details on the July 4 missile attack on Camp Liberty that left 50 residents injured are hence made available: 1. The decision for the missile attack was made by Khamenei in reaction to the transfer process of residents out of Iraq with the aim of inflicting as many casualties as possible on the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK). The mission was handed down to the militias by Qasem … [Read more...]

Amnesty International calls for prompt, independent investigation into Camp Liberty rocket attack

NCRI – Amnesty International issued a public statement on Wednesday demanding that members of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI or MEK) in Camp Liberty, Iraq, be protected from attacks, following the rocket attack on the camp on Monday in which some 50 people were injured. The following is the full text of Amnesty International’s statement: Source: https://www.amnesty.org/download/Documents/MDE1444082016ENGLISH.PDF AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT 6 July 2016 Index: MDE 14/4408/2016 Iraq: Investigate rocket attack on Camp Liberty Camp Liberty residents must be protected from attacks, said Amnesty International as it called for an independent, … [Read more...]

Maryam Rajavi calls on the U.S. and the UN to guarantee Camp Liberty’s security until all residents depart Iraq

Missile attack on Camp Liberty, statement No. 6 Following tonight’s missile barrage on Camp Liberty by militias affiliated with the terrorist Quds Force, Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran, hailed the heroic perseverance of the residents of Camp Liberty and wished a quick recovery for those wounded in the criminal attack. She said that the missile attack on Camp Liberty, especially following an inhumane eight-day siege, blocking fuel, food and medicine from entering the camp, demonstrated that the religious dictatorship ruling Iran is terrified of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) and the Iranian Resistance, which … [Read more...]