February 22, 2018

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. Safar Zakery, a Camp Liberty resident, on pretext of a suspicious traffic accident, and following a series of illegal and suspicious measures, the investigative judge Nasser Moussavi extended Mr. Zakery detention for the sixth time deferring the next deliberation until April 14. He is waiting for a reply from mullahs’ regime embassy in Baghdad, which clearly indicates a fresh … [Read more...]

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 of Camp Liberty that took place over two weeks ago and urging the administration to ensure the safety and security of all the Camp’s residents. As you recall, during my recent visit to Iraq as part of a Congressional Delegation, I spoke of the plight of the Camp Liberty residents and we … [Read more...]

IRAQ: Iranian opposition member taken hostage in a suspicious car accident near Camp Liberty

In a clear breach of the international law, Iraqi investigative judge has referred the case of the Iranian refugee to the Iranian regime's embassy in Baghdad Call on the US and UN for the immediate release of PMOI member Safar Zakery who has been in detention for the past two weeks All of the Iraqi officials’ daily promises in the past two weeks regarding the release of Mr. Zakery have proven to be hollow NCRI - In the morning of Monday, 16 March 2015, Mr. Safar Zakery, who has been a Camp Liberty septic truck driver for the past 3 years, was on his way back to the camp after emptying his truck, and while he was accompanied by an Iraqi police officer in the truck, his truck was hit … [Read more...]

Iranian Resistance warns about attack on Camp Liberty in Iraq

Reconnaissance and preparation for attacking Camp Liberty Reminiscent of preparation and setting the stage prior to Ashraf massacre on September 1, 2013 There has been a series of very suspicious activities and movements against Camp Liberty in recent days that are reminiscent of activities of Iraqi forces prior to the massacre in Camp Ashraf on September 1, 2013. Three militiamen entered the camp on Sunday, January 18, 2015 under the guise of using the Iraqi clinic inside of the camp for medical treatment. The Iraqi police forces, according to their normal and recognized responsibility, check the identity of people seeking to enter the camp and turn away non-residents.   But in … [Read more...]

Iraq: 23rd Iranian member of PMOI passes away due to medical siege on Camp Liberty

NCRI - At 6:30 this morning of January 13, 2015, Ms. Mahin Afzali suffered a heart attack and subsequently lost her life at the Iraqi clinic in Camp Liberty due to cardiac arrest. Ms. Afzali, born in 1950, was an official of the People’s Mojaheidn Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) with 36 years of struggle against the religious dictatorship ruling Iran. She who had been suffering from heart ailment for a long time became the 23rd patient losing her life due to the anti-human blockade. Mahin Afzali had political asylum from France; however, as the French government refused to accept its refugees, her name was given in a list dated January 7, 2014 to the Finnish government for resettlement … [Read more...]

Iraqi government prevents transfer of 6 Camp Liberty patients to hospitals

NCRI - On Monday August 4, the Iraqi forces prevented the transfer of six Iranians in Camp Liberty to Baghdad hospitals to attend appointments which had long been arranged to receive medical treatment. Two of the patients were seeking treatment for cancer and one patient appointment was for undergoing surgery. Despite the transfer of the patients being coordinated, the Iraqi forces affiliated to the Iraqi Prime Ministry told the residents on Sunday evening that patients were allowed to go to only one hospital and the number of accompanying persons and their interpreters had to be reduced to two. Thus, the residents were forced to eliminate two patients. On the morning of August 4, the … [Read more...]

Iranian Opposition Warns of False Reports Linking PMOI with ISIS, Says Iran is Setting the Stage for Massacre at Camp Liberty

IRAN NEWS UPDATE PARIS, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The terrorist Quds Force and the Iraqi forces under the command of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki have been making preparations in recent weeks for suppressive measures and further attacks on Iranian dissidents residing at Camp Liberty, the National Council of Resistance of Iran announced on Tuesday. According to the NCRI, on June 26, Maliki dispatched a delegation to Tehran requesting military assistance and support for his third term as Prime Minister. In return, the Iranian regime asked for intensifying suppression of Camp Liberty. The NCRI announced that three officers involved in massacring Iranian dissidents in … [Read more...]

Camp Liberty resident injured by shot fired at Iranian opposition camp in Iraq

Mrs. Rajavi calls for security measure at the camp particularly the return of 17,500 protective T-walls and transfer of protective helmets and vests from Ashraf to Camp Liberty NCRI - At 19:50 Baghdad local time on Wednesday (May 14), an AK47 rifle bullet that had been fired from the southeastern area outside Camp Liberty injured a resident after ripping through the roof one of the housing trailers.  The resident who received head injury was immediately transferred to the Iraqi clinic at the camp. Camp Liberty has been the target of firing shots at numerous times in the past. The Wednesday’s incident which injured a resident, once more, is raising the alarm about the danger and … [Read more...]

Iraq: Iranian opposition member dies due to medical blockade at Camp Liberty

Mr. Mohammad Babaii who died of cardiac arrest in Camp Liberty was the 19th member of Iranian opposition, the PMOI, to have died because of inhumane medical blockade and lack of timely access to hospital. Iraqi forces had deliberately delayed his transfer to hospital. NCRI - Monday afternoon, April 28, another member of Iranian opposition movement, the People's Mojahedin Oraganization of Iran (PMOI) or Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK) passed away due to Cardiac Arrest at the Iraqi clinic at Camp Liberty. Iraqi forces had deliberately delayed his transfer to hospital for treatment. Mr. Mohammad Babaii is the 19th PMOI member to have died because of the inhumane medical blockade imposed on the … [Read more...]

Camp Liberty attacked with dozens of missiles tonight

Fourth Missile attack on Camp Liberty – Statement No. 1 At 21:15 local time (Thursday, December 26, 2013) Camp Liberty was targeted by dozens of missiles of different types. The number of those slain and wounded will be announced subsequently. This is the fourth missile attack on Iranian dissidents in Camp Liberty (Iraq) in 2013, while the Iraqi government has not yet delivered the bodies of those massacred during the September 1, 2013 attack on Camp Ashraf, to Liberty residents for burial. Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran December 26, 2013 … [Read more...]