Campaign to release Ashraf hostages

On 1 September 2013 Iraqi Special Forces under the command of Prime Minister Maliki attacked Camp Ashraf and murdered 52 of the 101 remaining residents and took 7 hostages. Video and eyewitness accounts leave no room to doubt that the hostages are in the hands of Iraqi government. Please write to UN Secretary General, Mr Ban Ki-moon, and UN High Commissioner for Human Right, Ms Navi Pillay and ask for their intervention to save the 7 hostages.


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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Iranian regime to hang 26-year-old rape victim

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 09:36

The Iranian regime is slated to hang on Tuesday a 26-year-old woman charged with fatally stabbing her accused rapist, theWashington Free Beacon has learned.

Rayhaneh Jabbari, a 26-year-old former interior designer, is scheduled to be hanged this week after serving the last seven years in prison for stabbing a doctor who she claims drugged her and attempted to rape her.


Howard Dean: US should honour its principles, protect Iranian opposition members in Camp Liberty

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 09:35

America should protect the 3,000 residents of Camp Liberty and not 'sell them out' during the nuclear negotiations, former US Governor Howard Dean has told a conference in Paris.

Iran had already lied about its aim of obtaining a nuclear bomb and the US should not tarnish itself and undermine its standing in the world by making deals with people who will not keep their word, he said in a speech on April 12.


Speech by MEP Struan Stevenson - EP conference of Iran, April 9

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 09:33

Catherine Ashton’s ill-judged visit to Tehran last month to appease the mullahs, fell apart almost before she stepped off the plane, as news emerged of Israel intercepting a ship from Iran carrying dozens of long-range surface-to-surface rockets, assault weapons and hundreds of thousands of bullets, destined for terrorists linked with the Iranian regime in Gaza. Iran is the world’s leading exporter and bankroller of terrorists and their cat and mouse attempts to persuade Ashton and others that they have no intention of producing nuclear weapons is farcical.


Student 'arrested in Iran over Facebook comments', family say

Thursday, 03 April 2014 09:20

Manchester Evening News — A student who went to visit family in Iran has been locked up for five months over comments she made to friends on Facebook, her family say.

Roya Saberi Negad Nobakht, from Stockport, was arrested as she stepped off a plane in the provincial city of Shiraz and accused of being a spy, husband Daryoush Taghipoor told the M.E.N.


Imprisoned Christian on hunger strike

Thursday, 03 April 2014 09:19

A church in Iran

A Christian man is on hunger strike in Adel-Abad prison in the southern city of Shiraz to protest the rejection of his conditional release appeal by the mullahs' judiciary.

Vahid Hakkani was sentenced in June last year to 44 months imprisonment for "attending a house-church, spreading Christianity, having contact with foreign ministries" as well as "propaganda against the system" and "disrupting national security."


Amnesty International: Death Sentences and Executions 2013

Sunday, 30 March 2014 17:33

2013 was marked by some challenging setbacks on the journey to abolition of the death penalty. Four countries – Indonesia, Kuwait, Nigeria and Viet Nam – resumed executions and there was a significant rise in the number of people executed during the year compared with 2012, driven primarily by increases in Iraq and Iran.


Alan Dershowitz: US must force Iraq to stop abusing Iranians dissidents in Camp Liberty

Sunday, 30 March 2014 17:14

The United States Senate must use its power to force Iraq to stop mistreating the Iranian dissidents in Camp Liberty, prominent American lawyer Alan Dershowitz has told a meeting in Washington DC.

The US was also to blame for exposing the camp's residents to 'violence, death and injury', and for failing to prevent the massacre of 52 refugees in Camp Ashraf in September last year, he told a gathering at the US Senate.


A Letter From An Imprisoned Blogger To International Human Rights Defender Bodies

Sunday, 30 March 2014 17:13

I, Siyamak Pourshajari, am one of the victims of the tyranny in Iran that because of posting my opinions and criticisms concerning injustice and violation of rights and freedoms of my compatriots in my personal webpage in the internet have been condemned by this regime to four years in prison. As I am writing this letter, I am imprisoned in a room of less than 21 square meters among forty murderers, smugglers and addicts. I am fighting with death every day with my heart problem and diabetics.


Tom Ridge: UN has 'failed miserably' to protect Iranian dissidents in Liberty concentration camp

Thursday, 27 March 2014 18:48

The United Nations has 'failed miserably' to protect Iranian dissidents at Camp Liberty before moving them to safe havens abroad, former US Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge has told a meeting in US Senate in Washington DC.

He branded Camp Liberty a 'concentration camp' where Iranian residents are under daily threat of attack from Iraqi forces guarding the camp.


UN rights advisor: Blockade of Iranian refugee camp in Iraq constituted a war crime

Monday, 24 March 2014 16:53

In a conference at the United Nations Headquarters in Geneva on 14 March 2014, Professor Jean Ziegler, member of the Advisory Committee of the UN Human Rights Council, draw a parallel between the siege placed on Camp Liberty and that of areas under siege in Syria and said: “According to article 54 of the Fourth Geneva Convention, imposition of hunger on citizens as an act of war is prohibited” and “the Rome Statute that lays the foundation for the International Criminal Court, accentuates that intentional acts to impose hunger on citizens as a war method by depriving them of items they need in order to stay alive, is a war crime”.


Price Of Bread Doubles With Rouhani Government’s Economic Plan

Monday, 24 March 2014 16:50

By allowing the price of flour and wheat to float, the price of bread as the most important food for the poor or low income families may more than double and reach 2.5 times the current price.

Mohammadreza Nazarnejad, Head of the Sangak Bakers Union (Sangak is a famous Persian bread), who was speaking with ILNA news agency on March 22 noted that currently the Sangak breads lack quality and appropriate weight.


Editorial: Iran’s busy hangmen

Friday, 21 March 2014 21:20

In this picture released by an official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei delivers a speech, in Tehran, Iran, Monday, Feb. 17, 2014. Iran's top leader backs the continuation of nuclear negotiations with the West but says he doubts they will succeed. (AP Photo/Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader)

Washington Times -- The mullahs wear out their rope as a ‘service to humanity’

The hangman is out of work in most of the West. Even in the United States, where several states are searching for more “compassionate” ways to kill, capital punishment is not as popular as it used to be.

The mullahs in Iran are as enthusiastic as ever in meting “justice” at the end of a rope. International human rights groups are raising protests, but the mullahs vow no mercy, but continued repression, ever harsher.


Iranian regime spending medical funds on luxury cars

Friday, 21 March 2014 21:19

An investigation by members the Iranian regime's parliament (Majlis) recently revealed that nearly $2 billion that had been allocated to the importation of medicine into the country was actually spent on the purchase of luxury cars, Washington Free Beacon has reported.


15 arrested; pictures of Hassan Rouhani are set on fire

Wednesday, 19 March 2014 20:25

Despite the heavy presence of suppressive forces in various parts of Tehran, people held the Fire Festival on an extensive scale. In all districts of the city there fires were set up and the sound of firecrackers and sonic bombs can be heard from all corners.

Reports received from Tehran from 6:45 pm to 9:00 pm:

- In Ariashahr, Valiassr Avenue, people clashed with the agents that were attempting to disperse them. Elements of the suppressive forces confiscated people’s cameras and arrested fifteen 


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Urgent Appeal

Flood in Liberty

Newsletter November


News Bulletin October

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