February 25, 2018

NEW YORK POST: Washington’s deadly betrayal of Iranian rebels

New York Post By Linda Chavez The deaths of Middle Eastern refugees are becoming so commonplace they rarely make it on to the front pages in the United States. However, the deaths of 23 refugees in a rocket attack in Iraq on Oct. 29 should have been the exception. The US has pledged to protect these refugees, yet has repeatedly failed to do so. The incident is one more example of the Obama administration’s feckless foreign policy, especially when dealing with Iran. The attack took place at Camp Liberty, a former US military camp outside Baghdad that is home to more than 2,000 Iranian refugees who are members of the main opposition group to the mullahs who rule Iran. Some 80 … [Read more...]

Lawmakers demand urgent U.S. action to protect Camp Liberty residents

U.S. Republican lawmakers say efforts to relocate a group of Iranian dissidents living in Iraq must be expedited and that the Obama administration has been too passive in the wake of a missile barrage last week that killed dozens of refugees, the Washington Examiner reported on Friday. At a commemoration on Capitol Hill Thursday, Rep. Ted Poe, R-Texas, accused the State Department of "twiddling its thumbs" in its protection of Camp Liberty and called for the resignation of the official in the Iraqi government charged with protecting the encampment, according to the Washington Examiner.  "His job is to protect the residents and he cannot do that or he won't do it, he needs to go," … [Read more...]

Senator Charles Schumer strongly condemns rocket attack on Camp Liberty

 NCRI - U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer on Friday strongly condemned the October 29 terrorist rocket attack on members of the main Iranian opposition group People's Mojahedin (PMOI or MEK) in Camp Liberty, Iraq, which left at least 24 residents killed and dozens more injured. A statement from the office of the Democratic Senator from New York said: Newsroom Press Releases 11.06.15 SCHUMER STATEMENT ON ATTACK AT CAMP HURRIYA “I strongly condemn the recent rocket attack on refugees at Camp Hurriya in Iraq. The perpetrators that committed this disturbing, cowardly and barbarous attack must be swiftly brought to justice. My thoughts and prayers are with all the victims -- and with … [Read more...]

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen urges Kerry to act on Camp Liberty

NCRI - U.S. Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa, has written to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urging protection for thousands of members of the main Iranian opposition group People's Mojahedin (PMOI or MEK) in Camp Liberty, Iraq. The camp came under a terrorist rocket attack on October 29 by agents of the Iranian regime which left at least 24 residents killed and dozens more injured. Text of letter by Rep. Ros-Lehtinen to Secretary of State Kerry:   November 5, 2015 The Honorable John Kerry Secretary of State U.S. Department of State 2201 C Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20520 Dear … [Read more...]

U.S. Senator John Boozman urges solidarity with Camp Liberty residents

NCRI - U.S. Senator John Boozman has urged the Obama administration to stand in solidarity with members of the main Iranian opposition group People's Mojahedin (PMOI or MEK) in Camp Liberty, Iraq, who came under a terrorist rocket attack on October 29 which left at least 24 residents killed and dozens more injured. A statement from the office of the Republican Senator from Arkansas said: Press Releases Nov 05 2015 Boozman Condemns Recent Missile Attack on Camp Liberty WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) released the following statement today regarding reports of a recent missile attack on Camp Liberty: “The recent terror attack on Camp Liberty in Iraq is latest in … [Read more...]

Archbishop of Wales calls for UN protection at Camp Liberty

NCRI - The Archbishop of Wales has written to United Kingdom Prime Minister David Cameron urging the British Government to urgently condemn the October 29 terrorist rocket attack on members of the main Iranian opposition group PMOI (MEK) in Camp Liberty, Iraq, which claimed the lives of 23 residents. "On 29th October, Camp Liberty (Baghdad) suffered the most severe and heavy missile barrage. According to initial reports, many of the residential trailers have been destroyed and there is extensive damage and fires within the camp," Archbishop Dr. Barry Morgan wrote on October 30. "As you are aware, the residents of this camp have been under siege for several years and have suffered … [Read more...]

Top European lawmaker condemns Camp Liberty attack

Group of the European People's Party at Council of Europe EPP/CD Chairman Agramunt’s statement on attack in Camp Liberty The Chairman of the EPP-CD Group in PACE, Pedro Agramunt, strongly condemns the killing of at least 20 people in shelling of Camp Liberty near Baghdad airport that provides shelter to thousands of defenseless Iranian refugees who have been kept in unsafe and inhuman conditions by the Iraqi Government over the past few years. The attack is yet another gross violation of international humanitarian law, which clearly requires protection by Iraq and US. Mr. Agramunt has repeatedly warned in the Council of Europe against the Iranian regime’s interference in Iraq and … [Read more...]

Faleh Fayyad steps up inhumane siege on Camp Liberty

Camp Liberty under heavy attack – No. 13  Following the missile attack, the suppression committee under Faleh Fayyad intensifies antihuman siege on Camp Liberty Hampering entry of food, obstructing discharge of black water tanks, preventing entry of basic repair items Following the savage missile attack on Camp Liberty where 23 members of the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) were martyred and large sections of the camp was destroyed, Government of Iraq not only is not assisting in providing the immediate needs to the camp, but the Governmental Committee tasked to suppress Camp Liberty residents that operates under Faleh Fayyad and receives its orders from Tehran has … [Read more...]

Maryam Rajavi: Hail to the martyrs and to those wounded in Camp Liberty

As the children of the Iranian nation, they made the ultimate sacrifice in the struggle overthrow of the mullahs’ religious dictatorship Text of speech by Maryam Rajavi, President-elect of the Iranian Resistance, at the ceremony in Auvers-sur-Oise commemorating the martyrs of the missile attack on Camp Liberty November 1, 2015 Greetings to you all. From here, we extend our heartfelt salutations to the blood-drenched and devastated Liberty and its lofty martyrs. Although Khamenei failed to achieve his evil objective, the Thursday evening attack on Camp Liberty was one the most horrific assaults against the PMOI to date. It was intended to massacre all of the freedom-fighters at … [Read more...]

In Photos: Iranians around the world condemn Camp Liberty massacre

NCRI - Iranians around the world have held a series of protests in various capitals condemning the terrorist rocket attack on Thursday on members of the Iranian opposition in Camp Liberty, Iraq, which led to the death of 23 camp residents. Dozens of residents, members of the main opposition People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI, or MEK), were also injured in the deadly attack. Iranians in Aarhus, Denmark, rally to condemn October 29 rocket attack on PMOI (MEK) members in Camp Liberty. October 31, 2015:   Iranians in Berlin rally to condemn October 29 rocket attack on PMOI (MEK) members in Camp Liberty. October 31, … [Read more...]