June 26, 2017

U.N. experts urge Iraq to probe fate of missing Iranian dissidents

REUTERS UNITED NATIONS – (Reuters) – A United Nations group urged Iraq on Monday to swiftly investigate the disappearance of seven Iranian dissidents who vanished in September after a deadly attack on the Iranians’ camp near Baghdad. Last week a senior Iraqi government official said Iraq was hunting militants, still unidentified, who led the deadly […]

Iraq must reveal fate of missing Iran exiles

AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE Geneva (AFP) — UN rights experts demanded Monday that Baghdad get to the bottom of what happened to seven Iranian opposition members missing since a September attack on a refugee camp in Iraq. “We call upon the government of Iraq to speed up the investigations in order to disclose the fate and […]

UNITED NATIONS EXPERTS URGE IRAQ TO ESTABLISH THE WHEREABOUTS OF THE SEVEN MISSING RESIDENTS OF CAMP ASHRAF

The UN Office in Geneva GENEVA (9 December 2013) – A group of United Nations independent experts today called on the Government of Iraq to establish the fate and whereabouts of seven residents of Camp Ashraf, who were allegedly abducted last September after an attack in which 52 persons were killed. More than 3,000 Iranian […]

Iraqi Government must clarify whereabouts of mission Iranian exiles – UN experts

UN News Center 9 December 2013 – A group of independent United Nations human rights experts today called on the Iraqi Government to clarify the whereabouts of seven residents of Camp Ashraf, who were allegedly abducted last September after an attack that left 52 people dead, guarantee their safety and prevent their extradition to Iran. […]

Exiled Iranian opposition calls for “firmness” on Tehran

AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE Paris (AFP) -The Iranian opposition in exile asked again on Saturday that the Western powers to stand firm against Tehran, two days before a meeting in Vienna to discuss the implementation of the agreement limiting nuclear activities Iran. “The ruling regime, weakened and at an impasse, was forced to take a step […]

Envoys urge U.N. probe of massacre at Iranian exile camp in Iraq

THE LOS ANGELES TIMES A massacre this month at an Iranian exile camp in Iraq that killed 52 people under international protection was an act of premeditated slaughter and should be thoroughly investigated by the United Nations, two former foreign ministers told the world body Thursday. Former foreign ministers Bernard Kouchner of France and Sid […]

International Symposium in Geneva – Maryam Rajavi demands US and UN secure Camp Ashraf hostages release

The United States and United Nations must take urgent action to secure the release of seven hostages taken captive during the massacre at Camp Ashraf, Iranian Resistance president-elect Maryam Rajavi has demanded. The UN must also provide a permanent Blue Helmet force at Camp Liberty to protect Iranian dissidents in Iraq from further deadly attacks, […]

UN Official: Iranian Exiles’ Deaths a Wake-up Call

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BAGHDAD – The killing of dozens of members of an Iranian dissident group that the Iraqi government wants out of the country should be “a wake-up call” to the international community, the acting U.N. envoy to Iraq said Friday as he pressed countries to do more to find them homes abroad. Members […]

Camp Ashraf: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Statement

Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Cécile Pouilly Location: Geneva Date: 3 September 2013 Subject: Iraq / Camp Ashraf We strongly condemn the attack on Camp Ashraf which took place on Sunday and reportedly led to the killing of at least 47 camp residents. We call upon the Iraqi government to ensure […]

At least 52 Iranian exiles executed in Iraqi camp, U.N. says

At least 52 members of an Iranian opposition group exiled in Iraq were executed over the weekend, the United Nations said Tuesday, drawing loud condemnations from supporters in Washington, who have called on the United States to find a safe haven for the group’s members. The attack Sunday on a camp north of Baghdad was […]