December 15, 2017

One Thousand Women on the Verge of a Massacre in Camp Ashraf

THE WOMEN’S INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE More than 5 months have passed since Iraqi forces last carried out a brutal attack against a refugee camp in Iraq housing 3,400 Iranian dissidents – 1,000 of which are women. That attack left 36 people dead, including 8 women, and 375 other men and women were left injured. The residents […]

Iranian exiles in Iraq fear attack from Iraqi soldiers

 THE WASHINGTON TIMES Unarmed Iranian exiles in an Iraqi refugee compound fear another “bloodbath” by Iraqi soldiers after military vehicles rolled into the area late Monday, an Iranian source inside the compound told The Washington Times on Tuesday. “Iraqi army battalions and Iraqi police are preparing to attack Camp Ashraf,” said Shahriar Kia, a spokesman […]

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. […]

Iraqi army battalions and police forces are preparing to attack Camp Ashraf

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF RESISTANCE – PRESS RELEASE Click here to watch the video NCRI – At 11 pm last night, a column of Iraqi military vehicles, including at least 30 military vehicles with one column of police vehicles including 10 cars, entered from the main gate of Camp Ashraf with a lot of noise and […]

Remarks by Iraqi Foreign Minister, stage-setting for a greater massacre in Ashraf

National Council of Resistance of Iran – Press Release NCRI – Yesterday, 31 October 2011, foreign minister of Iraq Mr. Hoshyar Zebari, in a joint press conference with the foreign minister of the fascist clerical regime ruling Iran Salehi, in a repulsive kowtow promised him: “We have declared that the decision to close down Ashraf […]

Senior Former U.S. Officials Urge Obama Administration To Uphold America’s Commitment and Protect Residents of Camp Ashraf in Iraq

PRNewswire WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — In a panel on Friday, October 28, 2011, entitled “U.S., U.N. Obligations to Avert Impending Humanitarian Catastrophe at Camp Ashraf,” former senior U.S. national security, military and judiciary officials urged the Obama administration to honor its written commitment to the residents of Camp Ashraf and protect them from […]

MEPs warn of ‘humanitarian catastrophe’ at Iran exile camp

AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE BRUSSELS, Oct 31, 2011 (AFP) – European parliamentarians issued a fresh warning Monday of a looming “humanitarian catastrophe” at an Iraqi camp housing Iranian exiles and urged the United Nations to provide protection for its 3,400 residents. MEP Struan Stevenson, who heads the parliament’s delegation for relations with Iraq, said in an […]

EU lawmakers fear ‘massacre’ of Iranians in Iraq

ASSOCIATED PRESS BRUSSELS – Members of the European Parliament are asking for international help to prevent what they say could be a massacre of Iranian dissidents in Iraq. A statement signed by 180 parliamentarians from all political parties says the lives of 3,400 Iranian dissidents in Camp Ashraf are in danger. Iraq Prime Minister Nouri […]

After U.S. Forces Exit Iraq Will My Brothers Be Killed?  President Obama’s declaration that the last U.S. soldiers will be coming home from Iraq by the end of the year should inspire all Americans to say a thankful prayer for the valiant sacrifices of our brave servicemen and women. At the same time, the president’s announcement leaves many of us in the Iranian-American community […]

Secretary Hillary Clinton Questioned on Camp Ashraf in House Hearing

On 27 October, the Secretary of State Hillary Clinton appeared at a hearing  of the US House Foreign Affairs Committee where she was questioned by several members of the Committee asked about the humanitarian crisis in Camp Ashraf and the reasons behind the delay in delising of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) from the FTO list. […]