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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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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.


Iran: Two Kurdish political prisoners executed

Friday, 20 February 2015 22:04

Afshari brothersThe Iranian regime's henchmen in the central prison in the city of Orumiyeh have hanged two political prisoners.

Habibullah Afshari, 26 and his brother Ali Afshari, 34, hanged on Thursday, had been sentenced to death for supporting Komala, an Iranian Kurdish opposition group.


IRAN: Officials refuse to provide information on fate of Saman Naseem

Friday, 20 February 2015 10:03

Saman NaseemThe Iranian regime's officials continue to refuse to provide information to the family of Saman Naseem, the political prisoner who was due to be executed on Thursday.

Unconfirmed reports and information about his fate and whereabouts has sparked fears that he is at risk of being tortured or secretly executed.


70 per cent of Iranian workers living in poverty, regime admits

Thursday, 19 February 2015 15:11

Poor childrenAt least 70 per cent of workers in Iran are living under the poverty line, a leading regime official has admitted.

Many workers can not even afford basic products they need for survival, Rahmatollah Poormoussa, the head of Iran's state labor organization, said.


EU calls on Iran regime to stop execution of Saman Naseem

Thursday, 19 February 2015 10:30

Orumiyeh Prison & NaseemEU spokesperson for foreign affairs Catherine Ray on Wednesday urged the Iranian authorities not execute Mr. Saman Naseem, an Iranian-Kurdish man who was 17 years old at the time of his arrest.

Mrs Ray said: "We call on the Iranian authorities to abide by international human rights law, under which the execution of juvenile offenders is a violation of international minimum standards, and not to carry out the execution of Mr Naseem or any other juvenile offender."


Iran: Saman Naseem transferred to solitary confinement for possible execution

Wednesday, 18 February 2015 17:44

Orumiyeh Prison & NaseemA group of six Iranian political prisoners including Saman Naseem being held in the central prison in the northwestern city of Uromiyeh were transferred to solitary cells on Wednesday for possible execution.

The other five political prisoners are: Yones Aghat, Habiballah Afshari, Ali Afshari, Sirvan Nezhavi, and Ibrahim Shapoori.



Amnesty International: Saman Naseem beaten, days from execution

Tuesday, 17 February 2015 08:54

NaseemIranian political prisoner Saman Naseem scheduled to be executed on 19 February was beaten on Sunday to force him to make TV ‘confessions,’ according to Amnesty International.

The human rights organization published an Urgent Action to save life of Naseem who was arrested when he was 17 years old.


Iran: Two Baloch prisoners hanged

Tuesday, 17 February 2015 08:51

Hanged BalochiesTwo prisoners were hanged in the main prison in the southeastern city on Saturday, according to reports received from Iran.

The two Balochi men, identified as Hamed Kahrazhi, 28 and Mobasher Mir-Balochzehi, had spent four years in prison.

They had been sentenced to death for ‘Moharebe’ or enmity with God.


Michael Mukasey urges action for protection of Iranian dissidents in Camp Liberty

Saturday, 14 February 2015 12:12

Col Michael MukaseyThe time has come to give serious thought to take new initiatives to protect the Iranian residents of Camp Liberty in Iraq who had been promised protection by the US Government in writing, former US Attorney General Michael Mukasey told a conference in Paris.

He said the initiatives not only should include by speaking to the sympathetic members of the congress and raising the issue in the media, but also by pressing the issue in the courts which have shown thus far that they will not hesitate in a proper case to put the government to the task of following the law.


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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