October 24, 2017

Iraq: Investigate deadly violence at Camp Ashraf

Amnesty International The Iraqi authorities must immediately launch an independent investigation into reports that Iraqi troops killed and injured residents of a camp for Iranian exiles north of Baghdad in an unprovoked attack, Amnesty International said today. “Iraqi troops moved into the camp this morning and used excessive force against residents who tried to resist […]

Clashes at Iranian Rebel Camp in Iraq

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL Iraq’s armed forces moved against a camp holding thousands of members of an Iranian resistance movement that’s based in Iraq Friday, killing dozens and wounding hundreds, according to a spokesman for the movement. It wasn’t immediately possible to verify the claims of the People’s Mujahedeen Organization of Iran, or MEK, of […]

Iraqi army raids Iranian exile camp; 10 dead

ASSOCIATED PRESS CAMP ASHRAF, Iraq (AP) – Iraq security forces raided the settlement of an Iranian exile group that the Shiite-led government has long tried to oust and at least 10 people were killed in the pre-dawn clashes Friday, officials said. The People’s Mujahedeen Organization of Iran exiles jeer Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki as a […]

At least 10 Iranian exiles killed in clashes in Iraq

REUTERS At least 10 Iranian exiles were killed at Camp Ashraf in Iraq on Friday, a hospital source said, after security forces clashed with residents of the Iranian dissident camp north of Baghdad overnight. An Iraqi government spokesman said five members of the Iraqi security forces were wounded in the incident at the camp where […]

US Must Act immediately to Avert Looming Humanitarian Catastrophe in Camp Ashraf as Iraqi Forces Deploy for an Attack

PRNewswire WASHINGTON, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Iraqi forces under orders of Iraq’s Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki are preparing for an extensive assault on Camp Ashraf that is scheduled for Friday, 4:00 AM local time (Thursday, 9:00 PM EDT), according to Iraqi sources. The plan is to occupy all of Ashraf, similar to the […]