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Camp Ashraf in Iraq: Spanish court investigates a close ally of Maliki

A Spanish court investigation is to include Faleh al-Fayad, security adviser to the Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. This comes in the wake of a complaint filed against him as a person responsible for serious breaches of the Fourth Geneva Convention for his alleged involvement in the killings on April 8, 2011, and September 1, 2013, of protected persons under the Fourth Geneva Convention living in Camp Ashraf, according to the decision.

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UN ‘deeply troubled’ by high number of executions in Iran

Wednesday, 04 March 2015 09:33

Ban Ki MoonIran had a 'deeply troubling' number of executions last year and did not keep a promise to protect ethnic and religious minorities, the United Nations said on Tuesday in its annual report on the Iranian regime’s human rights record.

The report from the office of Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to the U.N. Human Rights Council cataloged U.N. concerns about rights violations in Iran against women, religious minorities, journalists and activists.


IRAN: Six Sunni political prisoners hanged

Wednesday, 04 March 2015 08:00

Sunni political prisonersThe Iranian regime’s henchmen hanged six Sunni political prisoners early morning on Wednesday despite international calls to spare their lives.

Hamed Ahmadi, 33, Jahangrir and Jamshid Dehghani (two brothers, 28 and 29), Kamal Mowlaie 30, Seddiq Mohammadi, 28, and Hadi Hosseini, 31, were hanged in Gohardasht Prison in the city of Karaj.


Iranian regime increases monitoring of social media

Tuesday, 03 March 2015 14:45

FacebookThe Iranian regime is monitoring 8 million Facebook accounts with new software and will watch other social media sites for content that they consider improper.

Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) has announced that it had arrested several Facebook users.The arrested Facebook users have been charged with various offences ranging from insulting religious figures to conducting immoral activities, according to reports by state-run media.


Thousands of teachers in Iran hold nationwide protest despite intimidation and crackdown

Monday, 02 March 2015 18:02

Teachers in Esfahan 1st of March 2015Thousands of teachers in Iran did not attend schools in cities across the country on Sunday in protest against the lack of adequate income and the difficult living conditions they face.

Teachers in at least 20 cities across Iran, including Shiraz, Zanjan, Tehran, Kermanshah, Bushehr, Bandar Abbas, Yasuj, Ardebil and Khoramabad have joined the nationwide protest by Iranian teachers.



Iran: 120 arrested during raids at mixed gender party

Sunday, 01 March 2015 13:26

Party arrestsPolice in Iran have arrested at least 120 men and women during three raids at mixed gender parties in Khorasan province (northeastern Iran) and Mazandaran Province (northern Iran).

A group of 14 women and 6 men were arrested at a party in Mashhad, state-run Khorasan newspaper reported on Sunday without providing any further information.


Iran: Suppression of Sunnis continues

Sunday, 01 March 2015 13:07

Iran Iraq mapA Sunni cleric was shot and killed by gunmen on Friday outside his home in the Kermanshah province in western Iran.

Cleric Mohammad Ali Moradi was returning from a religious class which he was lecturing.



IRAN: Two prisoners hanged in public in Kermanshah

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 14:41

Qazwin As the executions of prisoners continue unabated in Iran, the celrical regime’s henchmen hang two other prisoners in public in the western city of Kermanshah.

The two men were hanged in two locations in the city 10 in the morning local time on Wednesday.



Iraqi parliamentarians call on government to end medical blockade at Camp Liberty

Thursday, 26 February 2015 10:10

Iraqi ParliamentSeveral members Iraqi parliament have called on their government for the lifting of the medical blockade imposed on Camp Liberty, the residence of Iranian dissidents in Iraq, located near Baghdad airport.

Ms. Jamila Al-Obaidi, an Iraqi parliamentarian and member of Al-Wataniya, said: "The information provided to us regarding the conditions of the residents of Camp Liberty shows that the rights of these residents have been openly violated,” according to the February 13 issue of "Al-Mustaqbal Al-Arabi" newspaper.


NGOs express concern about Iraq denying Iranian dissident medical care

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 19:13

Gianfranco FattoriniA speech by Gianfranco Fattorini, former Co-Chair of the French NGO “Movement against Racism and for Friendship among the Peoples” (MRAP) at the event entitled 'Right to access to medical care' held at the UN Geneva headquarters on February 20, 2015:

"On behalf of the organizations that convene this roundtable - the Women Human Rights International Association, International Educational Development, Danielle Mitterrand’s foundation - France Libertés, and the Nonviolent Radical Party, Transnational and Transparty (PRNTT) - I welcome you to this roundtable discussion which will focus on the access to medicine in the Camp Liberty near Baghdad airport."


IRAN: Four men hanged in Arak

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 15:30

Hanging Torghabeh 2015-01-04Four prisoners hanged in the main prison in the city of Arak on Tuesday, the judiciary’s website in the Central Province has announced.

The prisoners were only identified by their first name and last name initials as Mohammad M., Ehsan J., Amirhossien Gh, and Reza Z.


Iraq must end Camp Liberty medical siege, Conference in UN Geneva HQ told

Tuesday, 30 November 1999 00:00

UN Conference February 2015The medical siege on Camp Liberty must be brought to an end to prevent any more deaths and illnesses among the Iranian residents, a conference in UN Geneva Headquarters has been told.

The United Nations must also declare Camp Liberty as a refugee camp and place it under the supervision of the UN High Commission for Refugees.


Jack Straw, Iran regime lobby, suspended from Labour party

Monday, 23 February 2015 11:11

Rouhani & Jack StrawJack Straw, Britain’s former Foreign Secretary, with long history of working with the Iranian regime who was involved in negotiating a deal in the run-up to 2003 Iraq war for bombing Iranian opposition members in that country that killed dozens of PMOI (MEK) members, has been suspended from Labour Party in a ‘cash for access’ scandal.

Jack Straw accused of being a ‘politician for hire’ was one of the members of the British Parliament that was secretly filmed by the Daily Telegraph in a joint investigation with Channel 4's Dispatches programme apparently offering to use their influence in return for money.


Ex-UN Iraq envoy’s Report and Recommendations on Humanitarian Crisis in ‘Camp Liberty’

Sunday, 22 February 2015 18:35


By: Ad Melkert, former Special Representative of the UN Secretary-­‐General for Iraq, January 2015

Click here for the report in PDF format

Note of reference

After having served as Special Representative of the UN Secretary-­‐General for Iraq (July 2009-­‐September 2011) I have naturally continued to feel intensely involved with the fate and future of the people of Iraq. I am frequently asked to comment on political, economic, social and humanitarian developments and to contribute to policy debate and recommendations.


EX-UN Iraq envoy demands Camp Liberty recognition as refugee camp

Sunday, 22 February 2015 17:55

Ad MerkertThe West must unite to address the plight of Iranian dissidents in Camp Liberty by ensuring their protection and recognizing the camp as a refugee camp until they can be taken to safety in third countries, a new report has urged.

Ad Melkert, former Special Representative of the UN Secretary¬-General for Iraq, wrote: "The Governments of Iraq, the US, the EU member states and other states involved have been looking too long at each other and too little at their own capacities to address the humanitarian plight of several thousands of people without security or future prospect.


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Urgent Appeal

Flood in Liberty

Newsletter November


Introduction Bulletin

Former UN official makes revealing testimony to US Congress

The Guardian: Open Letter by British Dignitaries on Camp Liberty

Shocking UN report

Water shortage -Camp Liberty

Protection for Ashraf

Murderous attack on Camp Ashraf 8 April 2011

Conference - Women's Day

Interviews with handicapped and ill people of Ashraf

Ashraf the Message

Project - Ashraf The Message

News bulletin June 2012

News bulletin June 2012

23 June Gathering