Mr. Jalal Abedini is the 25th PMOI member that loses his life due to the medical blockade. Numerous requests for his transfer had been sent in the list of patients to various countries, including Finland and Britain, as well as the lists of patients sent to Ms. Jane Lute, representative of UN Secretary-General.
Call by Mrs. Rajavi on the United States and the United Nations for swift action to end the medical blockade which is a clear case of crime against humanity.
Friday afternoon, 17 April 2015, Mr. Jalal Abedini, a Camp Liberty resident, lost his life following a 6-hour-long surgery in a hospital in Baghdad due to an anti-human medical blockade and lack of free access to hospital and medical services and delay in treatment and surgery.
Continue reading Jalal dedicated his life for freedom of his compatriots in Iran
Today morning, April 9, number of residents from Camp Liberty, located at the BIAP, Baghdad, that is residency for members of PMOI, participated in a protest. They protested against illegal arrest of one of residents by the name of Safar Zakery and the extension of his detention that is taken hostages by the investigation judge under false pretense.
Continue reading 25 Days illegal detention
Speech by Mrs Maryam Rajavi, President-elect of the Iranian Resistance at the Council of Europe, 26, January 2015
Three weeks after the tragedy that unfolded in Paris on January 7, the world remains in a state of shock and horror.
The massacre of journalists at their office desks, shooting defenseless civilians, executing the injured, taking hostages, terrorizing ordinary citizens, and justifying the commission of crimes against humanity under the banner of Islam have all wounded the conscience of the world. The spirit of Islam rejects these actions with utmost repugnance.This kind of terrorism and barbarism was first initiated, several years ago, by Khomeini’s fatwa to kill the writer, Salman Rushdi, and publishers and translators of his book.
Continue reading Islamic fundamentalism: Roots, Solutions, Iranian Regime’s Role
Iraq: 23rd Iranian member of PMOI passes away due to medical siege on Camp Liberty
At 6:30 this morning of January 13, 2015, Ms. Mahin Afzali suffered a heart attack and subsequently lost her life at the Iraqi clinic in Camp Liberty due to cardiac arrest.
Ms. Afzali, born in 1950, was an official of the People’s Mojaheidn Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) with 36 years of struggle against the religious dictatorship ruling Iran. She who had been suffering from heart ailment for a long time became the 23rd patient losing her life due to the anti-human blockade.
Continue reading 23rd victom of medical Siege on Camp Liberty
The letter of these distinguished scientific dignitaries to Ban Ki-moon, which has also been sent to the UNHCR, US Ambassador to Iraq Stuart Jones and UN SRSG Nickolay Mladenov, writes:
Adverse security conditions of Iraq and the presence of paramilitary gangs and ISIS have by themselves made life perilous in that country. The efforts of the new Iraqi government to improve the situation is admirable, however what cannot be tolerated is the continued pressures and inhumane blockade imposed on nearly 3,000 Iranian refugees in that country who have been attacked and massacred several times. However, the camp is still under UN monitoring, pressures and restrictions, especially medical and logistical siege
Continue reading JOINT LETTER OF NOBEL LAUREATES TO THE UN SECRETARY-GENERAL
A leading Iraqi member of parliament has condemned the ‘torture, harassment and inhuman treatment’ of Iranian dissidents in Camp Liberty.
Talal al-Zobaie , Chairman of the Parliament’s Integrity Commission, also urged his government to honor its promises to protect Liberty residents and allow them free access to lawyers and medical care.
He said in a statement: “When the Camp Liberty residents were in Diyala province, they were faced with all kinds of tortures and harassments. After being transferred to Liberty, they are in the same situation, as well as being the target of missile barrages and attacks by Iraqi forces.”
Continue reading Iraqi lawmaker condemns ‘inhumane treatment’ of Iranians dissidents in Camp Liberty
On Wednesday, December 10, dozens of Iranian women, members of opposition to the Islamic fundamentalist regime of Iran, in Camp Liberty marked Human Rights Day and held placards calling for human rights to be respected in this camp.
This letter to Prince Zeid reads in part:The participants of this rally issued a letter signed by the protesters requesting from UN High Commissioner of Human Rights ZeidRa’ad al-Hussein to support human rights and international humanitarian rights violated by Tehran-loyal Iraqi forces. Continue reading Iraq: Camp Liberty women mark Human Rights Day, demand rights respected