August 18, 2017

UNHCR publishes update on situation of Camp Liberty residents

NCRI – The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has issued an update on the situation of Camp Liberty residents. The following is the full text of the UN Refugee Agency’s statement: Source: http://www.unhcr.org/4f2a54a16.pdf Update N° 14 Update on the implementation of solutions for residents of Hurriya Temporary Transit Location (TTL) • The relocation […]

UN strongly condemns attack on Iranian exiles camp in Iraq

30 October 2015 – The United Nations has strongly condemned the attack that occurred Thursday evening on a camp located near Baghdad International Airport that houses over 2,100 Iranian exiles and called for the perpetrators to be brought to justice. The attack on Camp Hurriya (Camp Liberty) left at least 26 residents dead and many […]

UN’s Ban Ki-moon condemns Camp Liberty massacre

United Nations  Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon STATEMENT Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on attack on Camp Hurriya in Baghdad New York, 30 October 2015 The Secretary-General condemns the attack yesterday on Camp Hurriya, near the Baghdad International Airport, which left at least 26 residents dead and many more wounded. The attack reportedly also […]

UNMAI Press Statement on Camp Liberty Attack

Baghdad, 30 October 2015 – The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) strongly condemns the attack on Camp Hurriya (Camp Liberty) which occurred on the evening of 29 October, resulting in numerous deaths and injuries. The camp, in the vicinity of Baghdad International Airport, currently houses over 2100 Iranian exiles. UNAMI urges the Government […]

UNHCR statement on today’s attack on vicinity of Baghdad International Airport, including Camp Liberty, in Iraq

29 October 2015 UNHCR strongly condemns today’s rocket attacks in the vicinity of Baghdad International Airport, which have also hit adjacent Camp Hurriyet (Camp Liberty), reportedly causing injuries to dozens of people of concern and some 20 deaths. Camp Liberty is home to around 2,200 people of concern to the Office. The authorities have evacuated […]

Gathering at UNHCR DC Office Calls for Urgent Action for Release of Iranian Dissident from Unlawful Detention in Iraq

Washington, DC – On Tuesday April 7, 2015 the DC-area Iranian-American families of Iranians residing in Camp Liberty in Iraq held a gathering at the DC Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). The protesters condemned Iraq’s illegal detention of Mr. Safar Zakeri, a resident of Camp Liberty and called on the […]

UNHCR: Conflict in Iraq continues to affect residents of the Camp liberty

Statement published on August 5, 2014, by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Iranian refugees in Camp Liberty, Iraq: Update No. 11 Conflict in Iraq continues to affect residents of the Hurriya Temporary Transit Location • The surge in conflict since June 2014 has continued across significant areas in Iraq. Violence has […]

UN calls on Government to ensure safety of Iranian exiles after rockets hit camp

UN NEWS CENTRE 27 December 2013 – The United Nations today called on the Iraqi Government to ensure maximum security for some 3,200 Iranian exiles in a camp near Baghdad airport after a rocket attack on the airport last night reportedly killed a number of residents and seriously wounded others. “This is another stark reminder […]

UN Condemns Attack On Iranian Dissident Group

ASSOCIATED PRESS BAGHDAD (AP) — The United Nations on Friday condemned a rocket attack on a camp housing an Iranian exile group near Baghdad, calling on Iraqi government to protect the camp and investigate the incident. On Thursday night, barrage of rockets were fired on Camp Liberty, home to members of the Mujahedeen-e-Khalq, the militant […]

UNHCR shocked by another attack affecting Camp Hurriya in Iraq, renews calls for safety and immediate relocation of residents

Press Releases, 27 December 2013 Geneva – The UN refugee agency strongly condemns last night’s attack on the Baghdad International Airport Zone, during which a number of rockets landed on Camp Hurriya – reportedly killing three and injuring many more in the camp. At least four camp residents who sustained serious injuries were reportedly rushed […]