April 24, 2017

US Committee for Camp Ashraf Residents (USCCAR) Welcomes Decision by Secretary Clinton to Remove MEK from US Terrorism List

WASHINGTON – The US Committee for Camp Ashraf Residents (USCCAR), representing thousands of Iranian-Americans whose loved ones are facing a humanitarian crisis as refugees in Camp Liberty in Iraq, welcomes the reported decision by Secretary Hillary Clinton to remove the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) from the list of Foreign Terrorist Organizations. The delisting […]

USCCAR Condemns UN Cover-up in Iraq, Calls for Swift Investigation Following Revelations by Former Senior UN official

WASHINGTON, Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The U.S. Committee for Camp Ashraf Residents (USCCAR) has learnt of shocking revelations made by Mr. Tahar Boumedra, chief of the Human Rights Office for the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI), regarding the outrageous cover-up by Ambassador Martin Kobler, the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Iraq, […]

USCCAR to US Officials: “Thank You for Not Forgetting Our Loved Ones in Iraq”

US Committee for Camp Ashraf Residents commends efforts of US officials, past and present, who are working with the Obama Administration and human rights advocates to facilitate a peaceful, prompt resolution to the humanitarian crisis facing thousands in Camps Ashraf and Liberty in Iraq WASHINGTON, July 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — On behalf of thousands of […]

USCCAR Regrets Misrepresentations by State Department Officials on Humanitarian Situation of Camps Ashraf and Liberty in Iraq

WASHINGTON, July 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — On behalf of thousands of Iranian-Americans whose loved ones are in camps Ashraf and Liberty in Iraq, the US Committee for Camp Ashraf Residents (USCCAR) regrets the misrepresentations by Ambassador Daniel Benjamin, State Department’s Coordinator for Counterterrorism; and Ambassador Daniel Fried, Special Advisor to the Secretary Hillary Clinton on Camp […]

USCCAR Condemns Mounting Pressure by UNAMI’s Martin Kobler on Iranian Dissidents in Iraq

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — On behalf of thousands of Iranian-Americans whose loved ones are in camps Ashraf and Liberty in Iraq, the US Committee for Camp Ashraf Residents (USCCAR) strongly condemns the mounting pressure exerted on the 3,200 Iranian dissidents in Iraq by UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative, Martin Kobler. His actions and words […]

Senior U.S. Military Commanders Who Served at Camp Ashraf Reject “Absurd” Allegations by State’s Lawyer against Camp’s Residents

WASHINGTON, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Allegations by the State Department lawyer on lack of access to, and suspicion of existence of weapons and ammunition at Camp Ashraf are absurd and insult the professionalism and integrity of U.S. troops who served at Camp Ashraf, senior U.S. military commanders say in a statement, a copy of which […]

Former US Military Commanders Voice Outrage Over BBC’s Politically-motivated Campaign Against Camp Ashraf Residents

WASHINGTON, April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — In a letter to the Director of Global News for the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), a copy of which was provided to the US Committee for Camp Ashraf Residents (USCCAR), two highly-decorated former senior US military commanders in Iraq have expressed their concerns about a highly politically-motivated and questionable […]

Secretary Clinton Must Delist MEK; Ensure Safety, Security, and Dignity of Iranian Dissidents in Iraq

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The U.S. Committee for Camp Ashraf Residents (USCCAR) calls on U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to promptly remove Iran’s principal opposition movement, the Mujahedin-e Khalq [PMOI/MEK], from the list of Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTO) and refrain from making the long-overdue delisting contingent on non-statuary demands. USCCAR is troubled […]

USCCAR Welcomes Petition in US Court of Appeals to Remove PMOI from FTO List

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Yesterday, February 27, 2012, the legal counsel for Iran’s principal opposition movement, the Mujahedin-e Khalq (PMOI/MEK), filed a Writ of Mandamus in the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to enforce the Court’s July 2010 ruling which ordered the Secretary of State to reconsider […]

USCCAR Urges Secretary Clinton to Ensure Iraqi Guarantees for Safety and Security of 400 Iranian Asylum Seekers in Camp Liberty

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — On Friday, February 17, 2012, as a goodwill gesture, 400 Iranian dissidents residing in Camp Ashraf in Iraq since 1986, many with families and relatives in the United States, began their relocation from Camp Ashraf, their home of 25 years, to Camp Liberty, a former U.S. military base near […]