August 21, 2017

Despite Iran Deal, US must uphold commitments to PMOI in Camp Liberty

The Obama administration is staying quiet as the Iranian regime has increased pressure on thousands of Iranian political dissidents taking refuge in Camp Liberty in Iraq, write U.S. Colonels. Wesley Martin (ret.), Leo McCloskey (ret.) and Thomas Cantwell (ret.). The several thousand members of the main Iranian opposition group People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran, PMOI (Mujahedin-e […]

Refugee camp in Iraq under siege by Iraqi government

DIGITAL JOURNAL By Brian Booker Baghdad – Camp Liberty, a camp for de facto refugee members of the Mojahedin-e-Khalq, has come under siege as the Iraqi government has denied the entry of food, septic tanks, and other vital supplies. The Mojahedin-e-Khalq, or MEK, is an Iranian opposition group that has been engaged in a long […]

USCCAR Condemns Iraqi Government’s siege on Camp Liberty, Urges Secretary Kerry To Avert Humanitarian Crisis

PRNewswire WASHINGTON, July 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — In a letter today to the US Secretary of State John Kerry, the US families of the residents of Camp Liberty, called for his urgent intervention to avert a humanitarian crisis at the Camp in light of the Iraqi Government’s imposition of further restrictions on the residents over […]

Iraqi forces continue denying Camp Liberty Iranians food, fuel and services in Ramadan

In 50 degrees Celsius heat of Ramadhan, on the orders of Faleh Fayyad, Iraqi forces prevented entry of food, fuel and septic trucks to Camp Liberty NCRI – For the third consecutive day, the Iraqi national security advisor Faleh Fayyad, in charge of the committee to suppress the Iranian opposition in Ashraf and Liberty, has […]

Iranian dissidents in Camp Liberty protest inhuman siege

Iranian refugees at Camp Liberty, Iraq, protested today the deteriorating state of the camp’s living conditions due to a siege imposed by Iraqi forces. Despite the scorching heat which has forced the Iraqi government to shut down all state institutions, in an attempt to torment Camp Liberty residents, Iraqi forces station at the camp are […]

NCRI statement on Camp Liberty, Iraq

On the orders of Faleh Fayaz, Iraqi forces prevent entry of food, fuel and septic tankers in Camp Liberty under 50°C heat on Tuesday/Wednesday during Ramadan Despite the scorching heat which has forced the Iraqi government to declare that this coming Thursday all state institutions will be shut down, in an attempt to torment Camp […]

US Senate Foreign Relations Committee Approves Bill on Camp Liberty

NCRI – The United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations has approved a bill on the issue of protection of thousands of members of the main Iranian opposition group People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) living in Camp Liberty, Iraq. At the behest of the Iranian regime, an Iraqi governmental committee, headed by the Iraqi […]

PMOI members in Camp Liberty protest Iraqi siege

NCRI – Members of the main Iranian opposition group People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) at Camp Liberty, Iraq, this week protested the deteriorating state of the camp’s living conditions due to a siege imposed by Iraqi forces. Thousands of PMOI members, including nearly 1,000 women, are currently living in Camp Liberty, which is located […]

Senior Democrats press Obama to protect Iranian dissidents in Camp Liberty

Iran Focus London, 19 June – US President Barack Obama has come under pressure from senior members of his Democratic party to protect some 2,500 Iranian dissidents affiliated with Iran’s main opposition group, the People’s Mojahedin Organisation of Iran (PMOI/MEK), in Camp Liberty, Iraq, from attacks by militias loyal to Tehran. “[We] demand that the […]

Medill News: Demonstrators back Iranian dissidents in front of White House

Medill News Service, April 14, 2015:  There was an Iranian-American rally outside of the White House this morning calling for the U.S. to protect 2,500 Mojahedin-e-Khalq (MEK) at Camp Liberty in Iraq. This coincides with the Iraqi prime minister’s visit with President Obama at the White House today.