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140-Day Sit-in: Iranian-Americans Call on State Department to Delist the MEK, Protect Camp Ashraf in Iraq

PRNewswire WASHINGTON, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Today, June 10, 2011, marks the 140th day of a sit-in by US families and supporters of Camp Ashraf residents, members of Iran’s principal opposition to the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK), across from the US Department of State. The participants have been urging the State Department […]

U.S.-Iran Policy: P.J. Crowley, Stuart Eizenstat and Nancy Soderberg, Join Former Republican Officials in Urging President Obama To Support a “Persian Spring”

PR Newswire June 6, 2011 WASHINGTON, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Several former U.S. Government officials spoke to the need for the Obama Administration to focus more on the Persian Spring as the administration is calibrating its new Middle East initiative to adapt to the realities in the region, during a symposium in Washington, DC, […]

USCCAR Lauds Rep. Rohrabacher’s Planned Congressional Investigation into Massacre at Camp Ashraf, Declares Readiness to Assist the Probe

PRNewswire WASHINGTON, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The U.S. Committee for Camp Ashraf Residents (USCCAR), representing Iranian-Americans with families residing in Camp Ashraf in Iraq, applauds the bold and courageous decision by Representative Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, to hold a hearing into […]

Obama must support Iranian democracy movement

By Brian Binley The Washington Times Friday, May 27, 2011 Start the effort by protecting Iranian exiles in Iraq As President Obama is in London to talk hard global politics about Libya and the Arab Spring, there is little doubt that in discussions about Iraq, the fate of 3,400 Iranians based in Camp Ashraf deserves […]

Avert a humanitarian catastrophe Mr President

The Independent US President Barack Obama, who is visiting the UK at the moment, will be aware of the urgent humanitarian situation facing 3,400 Iranian pro-democracy supporters in Camp Ashraf, Iraq, who came under deadly attack by Iraqi armed forces last month at the behest of Iran. At least 34 unarmed and defenceless refugees, members […]

Briefing in the US Senate: Call for Removal of Iran’s Principal Opposition, MEK, from FTO List, US Action to Protect Dissidents in Camp Ashraf

PRNewswire May 20, 2011 WASHINGTON, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The following is being issued by Iranian-American Society of Texas: As President Barack Obama laid out his vision for a new chapter in American diplomacy in dealing with the new realities of the Middle East, in a briefing on Thursday, May 19, 2011, former senior […]

‘Democracy’ in Iraq a win for Iran

Orange County Register The war in Iraq has been over for years, but its unintended consequences continue to linger – indeed, fester might be a better word. Yes, Saddam is gone and the weapons of mass destruction never were found. But while Iraq now ostensibly is a democracy, the real winner – sad to say […]

Washington Post, May 12, 2011: Senior US Officials Call on Secretary Clinton to Delist MEK


EU official proposes relocation of Camp Ashraf residents to other countries

Al Arabiya A senior European Union official has proposed that members of the Iranian opposition living in Iraq be relocated to other countries as their lives were in danger, reported Associated Press. In emails to EU foreign ministers and EU Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton, Struan Stevenson, who is president of the European Parliament’s delegation […]

Iranian dissidents and a U.S. dilemma

REUTERS NEWS AGENCY WASHINGTON — Call it the coalition of the baffled — a diverse group of prominent public figures who challenge the U.S. government’s logic of keeping on its terrorist blacklist an Iranian exile organization that publicly renounced violence a decade ago and has fed details on Iran’s nuclear programme to American intelligence. On […]