May 25, 2017

Visit of UN Delegation to Ashraf and Iraqi Government’s Lies

The Agence France Presse and the Associated Press reported that a UN team visited Ashraf on Monday September 2nd.  The Associated Press reported: “This visit is conducted with the goal of determining how many people were killed on Sunday and how; the Mujahedin-e Khalq claims that more than 50 people were killed during the violence […]

UNAMI delegation visits Camp Ashraf to assess the situation following reports of massacre

Baghdad, 3 September 2013 – 24 hours after the tragic events that took place in Camp Ashraf, a UNAMI delegation led by the Deputy Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (DSRSG), Mr. Gyorgy Busztin, and including UNAMI Chief of Human Rights and of Medical Sections, conducted a visit to the camp yesterday, where they […]

Maryam Rajavi calls on UN, US for action to protect Iranians in Camp Ashraf, Liberty

Maryam Rajavi urged the United Nations and US government to take urgent action for protection of the residents by either transferring them all to the United States or settling the UN Blue Helmets in Camps Ashraf and Liberty in order to protect the residents NCRI – Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the Iranian Resistance, […]

Camp Ashraf Massacre Death Toll Reaches 23 and Climbing

The death toll of this morning raid by Iraqi forces against the defenseless and unarmed Iranian residents of Camp Ashraf in Iraq has climbed to 23 as of 10:00 Baghdad local time. At least five of the residents were shot at close range while they were handcuffed. Many injured residents are in critical condition. The […]

Interview with Ex-UN official on Camp Liberty, Camp Ashraf

Iran News Update conducted an exclusive interview with former advisor to the United Nations Special Representative to the Secretary- General, Tahar Boumedra. Boumedra’s interview comes in response to United Nation’s special representative for Iraq, Martin Kobler’s July 16, 2013 address to the United Nations Security Council. Boumedra discussed a variety of topics with Iran News […]

UNHCR expresses concern for saftey of Iranians in Camp Liberty

Statement  issued by the United Nations High Commissioner for refugees on July 19, 2013: Camp New Iraq (formerly Camp Ashraf) residents and the processing of their cases for solutions UNHCR has expressed continued deep concern for the safety and security of the residents in the Hurriya Temporary Transit Location (TTL), following the second deadly attack […]

‘Suffer and leave’

THE WASHINGTON TIMES A former U.N. official who has accused his ex-boss of covering up human rights abuses against Iranian dissidents in Iraq is seeking help in Washington for the exiles, as Baghdad pressures them to return to Iran where they would face execution as traitors. The U.N. mission in Iraq is cooperating with Baghdad […]

Call by Iranian Opposition Leader for International Fact-finding Mission and Opening the Doors to Camp Liberty in Iraq to Journalists and Parliamentarians

PRNEWSWIRE PARIS, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Following remarks by Martin Kobler, the outgoing Special Representative of the UN Secretary General (SG) in Iraq, Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the President of the National Council of Resistance of Iran described Kobler’s two year conduct as a betrayal of human rights and the RtoP principle (Responsibility to Protect) […]

Time to take the necessary steps to secure the safety of the population of Camp Ashraf/Liberty

THE HILL By Tahar Boumedra This week the UN Security Council session will discuss the possibility of extending the mandate of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI). It is expected on this occasion that the head of UNAMI, the Special Representative of the Secretary General (SRSG) Ambassador Martin Kobler will present his periodic […]

UN and US should stand up to their values and commitments towards Iranian dissidents in Iraq

NCRI – At the session of the UN Security Council on Tuesday, July 16, Martin Kobler, who ends his mandate in Iraq, demonized the residents of Camps Ashraf and Liberty, who have been victimized, in favor of the Government of Iraq and the clerical regime in Iran. He repeated his ludicrous fabrications, which had previously […]