responding to reports of violence in Camp Ashraf, the committee concerned about recent violence, Iraqi Gov. must live up to its commitment to ensure the continued well being of Ashraf residents, and prevent their involuntary return to Iran.Read More Download
Secretary Clinton, (IHRDC) are very concerned about denial of of the basic humanitarian needs of Iranian dissidents in Camp Liberty, we ask for immediate intervention to compel IG to provide minimum reqirements, we remind you of H.R 1905, Dec, 2011.Read More Download
US officials Call for Urgent Action to Protect Residents of Camp Ashraf: Urge Removal of MEK, from FTO List
PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — In a Symposium on Tuesday, April 26, 2011, former top U.S. government officials called for urgent U.S. government and United Nations action to protect 3,400 Iranian dissidents in Camp Ashraf, Iraq and urged the removal of Iran‘s main opposition movement, the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK), from the U.S. list of terrorist organizations.
The speakers were in consensus in condemning the deadly April 8, 2011 attack on Ashraf by the Iraqi forces, which left 35 residents dead, including 8 women, and more than 300 wounded, as a crime against humanity whose perpetrators had to be brought to justice.Read More Download
Madam Speaker, on December 10, 2009 the Iraqi government announced that it is going to forcibly displace thousands of Iranian dissidents living in Camp Ashraf to a remote prison in the Iraqi desert. The Iraqi government knows the world recognizes Camp Ashraf as a refuge for those who stand tall for freedom and democracy, so it is demolishing their homes they have lived in for over 20 years and moving them to southern Iraq, where the Iraqi government thinks it can do whatever it wants to them and the world won’t notice.Read More Download
At a Congressional briefing, Congressman John Lewis, described by the House Speaker Nancy Pelosi as “the conscience of the U.S. Congress,” spoke to a number of his colleagues, Iranian-Americans and supporters of Camp Ashraf in solidarity with the Iranian Resistance.
A former colleague of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Lewis has, and continues to be one of the most prominent leaders of the civil rights movement in the United States. During the past quarter century, he has been enthusiastically elected by the people of Georgia as one of their representatives in US Congress.Read More Download
Congressman Bob Filner of CaliforniaRead More Download
Good Afternoon, my name is Bob Filner, I’m a Congressman from San Diego, California and Co-Chair of the Iran Human Rights and Democracy Caucus in the Congress with me is Mike Coffman new Congressman from Colorado and we thank you for being involved so quickly in these issues and we expect other Congressmen to be joining us and we have representatives of the families who are in fact in Camp Ashraf at this very moment under the threat of being forcibly removed.
Today I rise with the plea to this government and state department and will say those who are now huddled at Camp Ashraf in Iraq. This government that we propped up that we’ve seen thousands of our treasure lost in Iraq so that we can have a democratic government. So that it will have its boundaries and its own sovereignty. So it would not be governed and puppet of some other country, but yet Iranian dissidents are now huddled, fearful for their lives.Read More Download