March 29, 2017

NEW YORK POST: Washington’s deadly betrayal of Iranian rebels

New York Post By Linda Chavez The deaths of Middle Eastern refugees are becoming so commonplace they rarely make it on to the front pages in the United States. However, the deaths of 23 refugees in a rocket attack in Iraq on Oct. 29 should have been the exception. The US has pledged to protect these refugees, yet has repeatedly failed to do so. The incident is one more example of the Obama administration’s feckless foreign policy, especially when dealing with Iran. The attack took place at Camp Liberty, a former US military camp outside Baghdad that is home to more than 2,000 Iranian refugees who are members of the main opposition group to the mullahs who rule Iran. Some 80 … [Read more...]

CAMP LIBERTY: For 8 consecutive days Iraqi forces bar entry of food, fuel and medicine

For 8 consecutive days Iraqi forces bar food, fuel, medicine into Camp Liberty and stop discharge of sewage Today, November 6, for the eighth consecutive day, Iraqi forces prevented food, fuel and residents’ other basic necessities from getting into Camp Liberty. Since all the camp’s infrastructures and vital systems work with electricity and Camp Liberty’s electricity is solely provided by camp’s electric generators, obstructing entry of fuel affects all camp affairs, including its heating and cooling systems, cooking, etc. These antihuman measures following the missile barrage on Camp Liberty on October 29 are carried out under the supervision of Faleh Fayyad, Iraq's national … [Read more...]

Lawmakers demand urgent U.S. action to protect Camp Liberty residents

U.S. Republican lawmakers say efforts to relocate a group of Iranian dissidents living in Iraq must be expedited and that the Obama administration has been too passive in the wake of a missile barrage last week that killed dozens of refugees, the Washington Examiner reported on Friday. At a commemoration on Capitol Hill Thursday, Rep. Ted Poe, R-Texas, accused the State Department of "twiddling its thumbs" in its protection of Camp Liberty and called for the resignation of the official in the Iraqi government charged with protecting the encampment, according to the Washington Examiner.  "His job is to protect the residents and he cannot do that or he won't do it, he needs to go," … [Read more...]

Senator Charles Schumer strongly condemns rocket attack on Camp Liberty

 NCRI - U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer on Friday strongly condemned the October 29 terrorist rocket attack on members of the main Iranian opposition group People's Mojahedin (PMOI or MEK) in Camp Liberty, Iraq, which left at least 24 residents killed and dozens more injured. A statement from the office of the Democratic Senator from New York said: Newsroom Press Releases 11.06.15 SCHUMER STATEMENT ON ATTACK AT CAMP HURRIYA “I strongly condemn the recent rocket attack on refugees at Camp Hurriya in Iraq. The perpetrators that committed this disturbing, cowardly and barbarous attack must be swiftly brought to justice. My thoughts and prayers are with all the victims -- and with … [Read more...]

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen urges Kerry to act on Camp Liberty

NCRI - U.S. Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa, has written to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urging protection for thousands of members of the main Iranian opposition group People's Mojahedin (PMOI or MEK) in Camp Liberty, Iraq. The camp came under a terrorist rocket attack on October 29 by agents of the Iranian regime which left at least 24 residents killed and dozens more injured. Text of letter by Rep. Ros-Lehtinen to Secretary of State Kerry:   November 5, 2015 The Honorable John Kerry Secretary of State U.S. Department of State 2201 C Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20520 Dear … [Read more...]

U.S. Senator John Boozman urges solidarity with Camp Liberty residents

NCRI - U.S. Senator John Boozman has urged the Obama administration to stand in solidarity with members of the main Iranian opposition group People's Mojahedin (PMOI or MEK) in Camp Liberty, Iraq, who came under a terrorist rocket attack on October 29 which left at least 24 residents killed and dozens more injured. A statement from the office of the Republican Senator from Arkansas said: Press Releases Nov 05 2015 Boozman Condemns Recent Missile Attack on Camp Liberty WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) released the following statement today regarding reports of a recent missile attack on Camp Liberty: “The recent terror attack on Camp Liberty in Iraq is latest in … [Read more...]

“Day of Reckoning,” Camp Liberty’s Song of Resolve and Resistance

In an amazing manifestation of heroic defiance and undeterred resistance against Tehran-spawned terrorism, the young musicians of Camp Liberty performed the“Day of Reckoning” song amid the camp's smoldering rubble three days after the October 29, 2015 massive missile attack by the Iranian regime's terrorist proxies. The attack has so far killed 24 residents of Camp Liberty, members of Iran’s main opposition, the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK), and wounded dozens more, many in critical condition.   … [Read more...]

Inaction makes UN complicit in Camp Liberty massacre – ex UN envoy

Through its inaction, the United Nations is complicit in the murder of two dozen Iranian dissidents in the terrorist rocket attack last week on Camp Liberty in Iraq, a former UN human rights chief in Iraq has said. At least 24 members of the main Iranian opposition group, People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI or MEK), were killed on Thursday in a rocket attack carried out by agents of the mullahs’ regime in Iran. Dr Tahar Boumedra described the attack on Camp Liberty as a “hideous crime,” adding that it was organized and planned in Tehran and executed in Baghdad. “The attack against Camp Liberty did not happen for the first time; this is a repetition of serious attacks … [Read more...]

Video: Camp Liberty Residents Demand UN Protection

NCRI – Hundreds of members of the main Iranian opposition PMOI (MEK) in Camp Liberty, Iraq, have held a demonstration expressing their anger following last week’s deadly rocket attack on the camp and protesting the failure of the United States government and the United Nations to uphold their security. "The United States and United Nations promised us protection,” said one of the Camp Liberty residents, adding that no such protection existed in the camp. Another resident said that Camp Liberty's inhabitants had agreed to move there from Camp Ashraf on the basis of a promise by the US, UN and Iraq that their safety and security would be guaranteed. He added that the October 29 deadly … [Read more...]

5 days after attack, Iraq Gov bars entry of food & fuel to Camp Liberty

Camp Liberty under heavy attack – No. 15 In tandem with the missile attack, it is 5 days now that Government of Iraq prevents entry of food, fuel to camp and bars discharge of sewage The Security Council should act immediately to punish perpetrators of missile attack, provide security of Camp Liberty, and lift its blockade In a situation where the ruthless missile attack on Camp Liberty on October 29 martyred 24 members of People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) and destroyed large sections of the camp and at a time when the 24th martyr lost his life last night in the hospital, the Governmental Committee tasked to suppress Camp Liberty residents that receives its orders … [Read more...]