November 22, 2017

Amnesty: Iraq must investigate deadly Camp Liberty rocket attack

Amnesty International Iraq: Investigate deadly Camp Liberty rocket attack 30 October 2015, 14:20 UTC A rocket attack on a camp of Iranian exiles in Iraq is a despicable and callous crime, Amnesty International said as it called for an immediate investigation, urgent protection and assistance for the camp’s residents. Camp Liberty, in north-east Baghdad, was […]

AI Urgent Action: Iraq: Seven Iranians abducted from Camp Ashraf

URGENT ACTION Seven Iranians abducted from Camp Ashraf Seven Iranian exiles, members of the People’s Mojahedeen Organization of Iran (PMOI), were abducted from Camp Ashraf, northeast of Baghdad, on 1 September by armed men who had attacked the Camp and killed 52 residents. Unconfirmed reports have suggested that they are in the custody of the […]

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL: Impartial investigation of Camp Ashraf deaths crucial

Amnesty International urges the Iraqi authorities to conduct a thorough and impartial investigation into violence at Camp Ashraf that reportedly left at least 47 dead on 1 September. “On previous occasions the Iraqi authorities have failed to conduct effective investigations into attacks on camps housing Iranian exiles. This has meant that no one has been […]

Amnesty International: Residents of ‘Camp Shraf’ in Iraq at risk

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL Between 400 and 800 Iranian nationals living in a camp in Iraq could be transferred to a new location at the end of this year. Their security could be at risk while they are being moved. Amnesty International is calling on the Iraqi authorities to ensure the ir protection . Camp New Iraq, […]

Amnesty International urges the Iraqi government to extend deadline for Camp New Iraq residents

Amnesty International is concerned that some 3,250 Iranian long term residents of Iraq who reside at Camp New Iraq, 60 kilometres north of Baghdad, are at serious risk of severe human rights violations if the Iraqi government goes ahead with its plans to force the closure of the camp by the end of December 2011. […]

Iraq: Restraint urged at Camp Ashraf as government forces mass

Amnesty International Amnesty International has warned Iraqi authorities against taking any unnecessary military action that would put civilian lives in danger, amid reports of a military build-up inside a camp for Iranian exiles north of Baghdad. Amnesty International has received reports that new troop movements and military construction are taking place inside the camp, only […]

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 […]