October 24, 2017

Ros-Lehtinen calls on UNHCR to return Camp Liberty residents to Ashraf

NCRI – The United Nations must return terrorized Liberty residents to the safety of Ashraf after the ‘horrific’ attack on the camp last week, the United States Congress Foreign Affairs subcommittee on the Middle East has demanded. In a letter to the UN’s High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres, the subcommittee chairman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen accused […]

Levin Statement on Removal of MEK from FTO List

LEVIN.SENATE.GOV WASHINGTON – Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin, D-Mich., made the following statement regarding the removal of the MEK from the list of Foreign Terrorist Organizations: “Secretary Clinton’s determination regarding the status of the MEK was overdue and appropriate.  According to the State Department, the Secretary’s decision is based in part on the […]

Lawmakers probe State Department over Iranian dissidents

THE WASHINGTON TIMES Lawmakers have pressed a top State Department official on whether the Obama administration believes that a group of Iranian dissidents in an Iraqi camp has given up their weapons. Daniel Fried, special adviser to Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Camp Ashraf, where the dissidents are based, said the Defense Department […]

House Committee on Foreign Affairs Hearing: Status of the Processing of the Camp Ashraf Residents

Oversight and Investigations Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) Status of the Processing of the Camp Ashraf Residents Date:  Wednesday, May 16, 2012 Time:  2:30 PM Location: Room 2200 of the Rayburn House Office Building Witnesses:  The Honorable Daniel Fried Special Advisor on Ashraf U.S. Department of State

Due Date

THE WASHINGTON TIMES A Senate Select Committee on Intelligence member is calling on the State Department to provide a special briefing to explain why an Iranian dissident group is listed as a terrorist organization. The State Department also is facing a federal court deadline Monday to justify the continued blacklisting of the People’s Mojahedin Organization […]

Bipartisan Political Leaders Urge Removal of MEK from Terrorist List, Denounce Attempt to Silence State Department Policy Critics

PRNEWSWIRE WASHINGTON, March, 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — With a federal appeals court deadline looming for the U.S. State Department to answer why it has defied earlier court rulings requiring review of a decision to maintain the main Iranian opposition movement, the Mujahedin-e Khaq (MEK) on the terrorist list, top former US officials and Members of Congress […]

Clinton Under Pressure

THE WASHINGTON TIMES Members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee this week pressed Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on her failure to remove the Iranian resistance from the U.S. list of terrorist groups. They warned that the lives of more than 3,000 dissidents living in a camp in Iraq are in danger because of […]

Abandon failed Middle East foreign policy strategies

THE HILL (Congress Blog) For nearly a decade, the United States has invested money, sweat, blood and tears all in the name of a free and democratic Iraq. Before the war, Iraqis suffered under the oppressive dictatorship of Saddam Hussein. Recent events have led me to believe that perhaps the new government does not value […]

Co-Chairs of House Caucus Write to Secretary Clinton for Safety of Iranian Dissidents in Iraq’s Camp Liberty

WASHINGTON (USCCAR) – On February 23, the US House Representatives Bob Filner (D-CA), Ranking Member of Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, and Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA), Chairman of the Oversight and Investigation Subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, wrote to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, to urge her to use her good offices to ensure […]

SAVING CAMP ASHRAF

THE WASHINGTON TIMES More than 60 members of Congress and a human rights commission named for the only Holocaust survivor to serve in the House are urging President Obama to use his Monday meeting with the prime minister of Iraq to demand he protect Iranian dissidents in Camp Ashraf. The letters sent to the White […]