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
the outrageous cover-up by Ambassador Martin Kobler, the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Iraq, to deceive the international community about the prison-like conditions at Camp Liberty.
Nor do they enjoy any freedom of movement.Read More Download
Mr. Kobler has yet to explain, four months on, why not even a single resident of Camp Liberty has been resettled in third countries through the UN and why he has not sought UN’s intervention to hold al-Maliki accountable for his flagrant breaches of the very MoU his government has signed with the UN.
Neither has he ever explained why he has not compelled the Iraqi Government to allow visits by the residents’ families and lawyers.
USCCAR Condemns UN Cover-up in Iraq, Calls for Swift Investigation Following Revelations by Former Senior UN official
The outrageous cover-up by Ambassador Martin Kobler, the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Iraq, to deceive the international community about the prison-like conditions at Camp Liberty.Read More Download
USCCAR Regrets Misrepresentations by State Department Officials on Humanitarian Situation of Camps Ashraf and Liberty in Iraq
Since February 2012, the Iraqi Government has egregiously and systematically breached many of its commitments relating to 3,400 residents of Camp Ashraf based on the December 25, 2011 Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Secretary Clinton fully supported the MoU.Read More Download
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 IraqRead More Download
Amnesty International has warned Iraqi authorities against taking any unnecessary military action that would put civilian lives in danger, amid reports of a military build-up inside a camp for Iranian exiles north of Baghdad.Read More Download
Since 1986, Camp Ashraf in Iraq has been home to around 3,500 members or supporters of the People’s Mojahedeen Organization of Iran (PMOI), an Iranian opposition group.
Over the last year or so, several Iraqi government officials have publicly stated that Camp Ashraf residents must evacuate the camp and leave the country.
Nine Camp Ashraf residents were killed and hundreds more were injured when Iraqi security forces stormed the camp on 28 July. Another 36 were detained and subjected to beatings and torture.Read More Download
During 2011, a number of individuals appear to have been arrested solely on account of their family links to members of the PMOI. In other cases, unduly harsh sentences appear motivated by family links with PMOI members. The PMOI, formerly engaged in armed action against the Iranian government, is based in Iraq. Some 3,400 Iranian refugees and exiles, mostly PMOI members, live in Camp Ashraf, Iraq, where they were given refuge by Saddam Hussain years before he was overthrown by a US-led coalition in 2003, although the residents are in the process of being relocated.Read More Download
Ja’far Kazemi and Mohammad Ali Haj Aghaei were executed on 24 January in Evin Prison,Read More Download
Tehran. They were convicted of moharebeh (enmity against God) for links with the banned
political group, the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI), and “propaganda against
the system”. Arrested in 2009 their death sentences were confirmed in 2010. Four others
remain at risk of imminent execution.