March 26, 2017

Maryam Rajavi: Hail to the martyrs and to those wounded in Camp Liberty

As the children of the Iranian nation, they made the ultimate sacrifice in the struggle overthrow of the mullahs’ religious dictatorship Text of speech by Maryam Rajavi, President-elect of the Iranian Resistance, at the ceremony in Auvers-sur-Oise commemorating the martyrs of the missile attack on Camp Liberty November 1, 2015 Greetings to you all. From here, we extend our heartfelt salutations to the blood-drenched and devastated Liberty and its lofty martyrs. Although Khamenei failed to achieve his evil objective, the Thursday evening attack on Camp Liberty was one the most horrific assaults against the PMOI to date. It was intended to massacre all of the freedom-fighters at … [Read more...]

Rocket Attack on Camp Liberty: Iranian Resistance Had Warned U.S. and UN Dozens of Times of a New Bloodbath

At 7:40 pm on Thursday, October 29, Camp Liberty was targeted by a barrage of 80 rockets of various kinds resulting in loss of life of 23 residents. Due to this criminal attack the electricity and all communications of the camp were cut off and large sections of the camp and a great number of trailers caught fire. The explosions were so powerful that many trailers were reduced to rubble and a number of the T-walls either fell down or broke down. The explosions made craters of 4, 5, 6 or 7 meters wide in various places in the camp. Some 357 trailers, 10 dining halls, 275 air-conditioners, a number of the water, fuel and sewage tanks, the water distribution network, generators and the … [Read more...]

O.C. Iranians worry about family after camp attacked

ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER By IDA MOJADAD / STAFF WRITER Irvine resident Masoud Dolati was holding out hope Friday that his cousin is still alive and unharmed after Iranian militants launched rockets Thursday at her resistance group’s camp in Iraq. The 42-year-old woman, whose name Dolati didn’t disclose for fear of her safety, attended the University of Texas 20 years ago before joining the exiled Iranian opposition group Mujahadeen-e-Khlaq (MEK) to fight the country’s religious regime. She and her husband ended up at Camp Liberty in Iraq, but communication with the United States has been cut off, Dolati said. He and other Iranian-Americans are demanding U.S. action after the attack … [Read more...]

World leaders denounce Iran’s attack on dissident group in Iraq

DIGITAL JOURNAL By Brian Booker  Iran allegedly launched an attack against a group of Iranian dissidents living in Iraq. So far, 23 people have died as a result of the attack. Leaders from around the world have denounced the unwarranted violence. Iran's alleged attack on a group of Iranian dissidents in Iraq, the Mujahideen-e Khalq, is drawing international condemnation. The death toll currently stands at 23, though 3 more people are in critical condition, with one being in a coma. At approximately 7:40PM, local time, Camp Liberty in Baghdad was struck by a massive barrage of rockets. Residents were forced to take shelter in bunkers, and numerous trailers were set … [Read more...]

Maryam Rajavi: Religious dictatorship ruling Iran cannot save itself by committing a crime against humanity at Camp Liberty

The Iranian Resistance's President-elect Maryam Rajavi hailed the martyrs and those injured in the October 29 missile attack on Camp Liberty, describing them as symbols of admirable persistence of the people of Iran in their struggle to overthrow the mullahs' religious fascism and achieve freedom. Mrs. Rajavi declared: Officially and legally, the Government of Iraq and the United Nations --who signed a Memorandum of Understanding in the final days of 2011 and have established Camp Liberty for four years as a "Temporary Transit Location (TTL)"-- must account for this attack. However, the Iranian regime's agents in the government of Iraq are directly responsible for the attack as it was the … [Read more...]

Former Italian FM Giulio Terzi condemns Attack on Camp Liberty

Former Italian Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi has condemned the October 29 terrorist rocket attack on members of the Iranian opposition PMOI (MEK) in Camp Liberty, Iraq, which left at least 23 residents killed and dozens wounded. In a statement on Thursday, Mr. Terzi said: Dear Friends, The atrocious criminal attack which has once again been directed this afternoon against the Iranian refugees PMOI in Camp Liberty is a horror which must be condemned in the strongest way and bring the immediate reaction of the international community. The authors of this new crime against humanity are the same of the previous massacres and are directed by the same masters in Baghdad and in Teheran. … [Read more...]

Sen. Bob Menendez condemns rocket attack on Camp Liberty

Sen. Menendez Condemns Latest Attack on Camp Liberty Friday, October 30, 2015 NEWARK, NJ – U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ), member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, issued the below statement on the missile attack on Camp Liberty. “I condemn the most recent deadly assault on civilians in Camp Liberty. My thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families. I have repeatedly called on the Government of Iraq, the United Nations and our own government to do more to ensure the safety of Camp Liberty's exiles. Iraq made an international commitment to protect the Camp and its residents. They should no longer be the victims of violence. They should no longer be left … [Read more...]

U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher condemns missile attack on Camp Liberty

Rohrabacher Condemns Missile Attack on Camp Liberty Oct 30, 2015 | Press Release WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats, today released the following statement regarding Thursday’s deadly missile attack on an Iraq war refugee camp: "Yesterday's rocket attack on the unarmed population inside Camp Liberty was a reprehensible act of terrorism, reportedly leaving more than 20 people dead. The residents of Camp Liberty have been subject to violence, harassment, and ill treatment for years. The latest attack should come as no surprise. “The Iraqi government has utterly failed in its obligation to … [Read more...]

U.S. House Democratic Leader Rep Nancy Pelosi Condemns Attack on Camp Liberty

PRESS RELEASE 10.30.15 Pelosi Statement on Violence at Camp Hurriya in Iraq San Francisco – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi today released this statement on the rocket attack against Camp Hurriya in Iraq: “The violent attack on Camp Hurriya deserves the world’s condemnation. Today, the American people’s thoughts are with the Camp’s residents as they mourn their loved ones, recover from injuries, and continue to seek a safe future for their families following this unconscionable rocket attack. “I endorse Secretary Kerry’s statement calling on the Iraqi government to meet its obligations and take all necessary measures to protect the residents of Camp Hurriya. “Our thoughts … [Read more...]

U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Services Chairman Sen. John McCain Condemns Attack on Camp Liberty

Oct 30 2015 STATEMENT BY SENATOR JOHN McCAIN ON ATTACK ON CAMP LIBERTY Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) released the following statement on the attack on Camp Liberty in Iraq this week, which has reportedly killed over 20 people: “Yesterday’s senseless and unprovoked attack on Camp Liberty that reportedly killed over 20 residents and injured dozens more is an outrage and represents a betrayal of the civilians the United States committed to protect. The Government of Iraq should provide immediate medical and emergency assistance to the victims of the attack and render every effort to ensure the recovery of those injured. “Sadly, this is only the latest attack in … [Read more...]