Iraq: Iranian refugees 47 days after a rocket barrage- citizen

In the cold, foggy morning of Thursday, December 17th, I went to a picket line staged by a number of protesting residents in Camp Liberty, adjacent to Baghdad International Airport and home to a few thousand Iranian opposition members. This protest rally was held exactly 47 days after the most recent rocket attack on October 29th by elements linked to the Iranian regime that left 24 residents killed and over 100 others wounded. I went a bit closer to get a look and listen to what they were saying.
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Two men paraded in the streets of Pakdasht

Iran’s fundamentalist regime on Monday paraded two young men in the streets of Pakdasht, south-east of Tehran, a derogatory act used to discourage social dissent by Iranian youths.

The commander of the regime’s suppressive security forces in Pakdasht said the degrading punishment was ordered by the regime’s judiciary officials.
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Iran regime seizes thousands of cars for women’s veil offences – AFP

Iran’s regime has impounded tens of thousands of cars since March because women inside the vehicles had not properly covered their hair with a headscarf, Tehran’s traffic police said Tuesday, AFP reported.

“Over the past eight months, more than 40,000 cases of bad hijab (headscarf) have been dealt with,” said Brigadier General Teymour Hosseini, quoted by the state-run ISNA news agency.
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UNHCR issues update on situation of Camp Liberty residents

The United Nations Refugee Agency on Monday published an updated statement on the situation of several thousand members of the main Iranian opposition group People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI), or Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK), in Camp Liberty in Iraq.
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Tillis: Obama Administration Failing To Protect Camp Liberty Refugees

This article originally posted on THOM TILLIS Dec 10 2015
Today, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) took to the Senate floor to criticize the Obama Administration’s lack of support for Camp Liberty, a former U.S. military installation in Baghdad that now houses approximately 2,300 Iranian political refugees who oppose the totalitarian Islamic Republic of Iran.
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“United Against Fundamentalism, Role of Iranian Resistance”

Maryam Rajavi: Human rights and freedom can be reestablished in Iran through struggle and uprising
Daesh or ISIS found the opportunity to grow and expand with the support of Bashar Assad, and it will not be destroyed with Assad in power
On the eve of the International Human Rights Day, the Union of Iranian Associations in Europe sponsored a meeting on Tuesday, December 8, in the presence of Iranian Resistance’s President-elect Maryam Rajavi, Senator Joseph Lieberman, former U.S. Democratic Party Nominee for vice-president, and Professor Alejo Vidal Quadras, former Vice President of the European Parliament.
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Crackdown on the rise in Iran after nuclear pact; no surprise

This article originally posted on The Hill
http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/foreign-policy/262031-crackdown-on-the-rise-in-iran-after-nuclear-pact-no

By Shahriar Kia
Despite the fact that a chorus of so-called Iranian human rights advocates, many dispatched by the regime in Tehran, began to place their weight behind the nuclear deal between P5+1 and Iran, the opposition had beforehand warned of a resulting crackdown. The mullahs in Iran consider the nuclear agreement, and in fact any other pact signed with any party, or parties, of the international community as a green light to step up human rights violations and deadly meddling across the globe. Therefore, recent arrests of journalists and other such measures are of no surprise.
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