October 24, 2017

Senators Send Letter to President Obama on Iraq as PM Maliki Visits DC

PRESS RELEASE FROM SENATOR JOHN MCCAIN Washington, DC – U.S. Senators John McCain (R-AZ), Carl Levin (D-MI), James Inhofe (R-OK), Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Bob Corker (R-TN), and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) today sent the following letter to President Obama about Iraq as Prime Minister Maliki visits Washington. The text of the letter is below. October 29, […]

Confront al-Maliki with the massacre of Iranian dissidents

THE HILL By Rep. Ted Poe (R-Texas) In the early morning hours of Sept. 1, Iraqi gunmen raided a camp in the hinterlands of Iraq where 100 members of an Iranian opposition group lived. Unarmed civilians were running around trying to not get shot while their assailants systematically gunned them down. The attackers were not […]

Broken promises on Iranian dissidents

THE WASHINGTON TIMES Michael B. Mukasey feels betrayed. The attorney general under President George W. Bush gave his personal assurance to the president of the Iranian resistance that its dissidents would be protected by Iraqi troops, not massacred by Iraqi gunmen. He told a congressional briefing of his anguish over last month’s attack on Camp […]

Lawmakers urge the U.S. to save 7 Camp Ashraf hostages

WASHINGTON – PRNewswire – In a Congressional briefing, a bipartisan group of lawmakers called on the United States Government to accept a significant number of the residents of Camp Liberty, members of the main Iranian opposition movement, the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK/PMOI), as political refugees. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA), Chair of the Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, […]

USCCAR Calls on Obama Administration to Hold Iraq Accountable for September 1 Massacre At Camp Ashraf and to Save Seven Abducted Residents

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The US Committee for Camp Ashraf Residents (USCCAR) deplores the failure by the White House to hold the Iraqi government of Nouri al-Maliki accountable for the September 1 massacre of 52 defenseless residents of Camp Ashraf, members of principal opposition People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK). The State Department  has […]

Transcript of Exchange between Senior Senators and State’s Top Official on Camp Ashraf and Camp Liberty

Senators Chide State Department Over Camp Ashraf Massacre, Threaten Cuts in Aid to Iraq Over its Role Today, during the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing “Reversing Iran’s Nuclear Program”, there was a very important exchange between Committee’s Chair, Senator Menendez and Senator John McCain with the Honorable Wendy Sherman, Under Secretary of State for […]

Senators threaten cuts in Iraq aid over attacks on Iranian exiles

THE WASHINGTON TIMES Two senators warned Iraq on Thursday that it could face a sharp cut in aid if it continues to fail to protect unarmed Iranian dissidents after a deadly attack on a refugee camp north of Baghdad last month. Sen. Robert Menendez, New Jersey Democrat and chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign […]

Message to John Kerry

THE WASHINGTON TIMES From Capitol Hill to Brussels, supporters of the Iranian opposition are urging Secretary of State John F. Kerry to take action against Iraq for the massacre of 52 Iranian exiles by Iraqi gunmen. Thirty-four House members urged Mr. Kerry to cut funds for Iraq until Baghdad takes “clear and verifiable efforts” to […]

UN must send peacekeepers to Camp Liberty, US representatives demand

The United Nations must send Blue Helmet peacekeepers to Iraq to protect Iranian dissidents in Camp Liberty from further deadly attacks, two leading US congressmen have demanded. Congressman Ted Poe and Congresswoman Dana Rohrabacher also called for the UN to secure the immediate release of seven hostages taken captive during the Camp Ashraf massacre in […]

Congresswoman Chu: US must act to release Ashraf hostages and protect PMOI in Iraq

The United States must do everything in its power to ensure the return of the seven Camp Ashraf hostages, and honor its promise to protect all Iranian dissidents in Iraq, a leading Congresswoman has demanded. In a letter to US Secretary of State John Kerry, Judy Chu described the massacre of 52 Camp Ashraf residents […]