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Iran: 17 prisoners executed in one day, 5 in public

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Mullahs’ judiciary chief: Who is [the UN] Secretary-General to tell us stop the executions; these words are cheap, baseless and lack reasoning. Executions for corruption on earth is an internal matter.

On Thursday, September 17, 2014, at least 17 prisoners were hanged in cities across Iran, including five in public. The executions were carried out in cities of Shiraz, Marvdasht, Kerman and Bandar Abbas. A group of four prisoners were hanged in public in Shiraz while another group of eight sent to gallows in Shabab Prison in city of Kerman.

The Thursday’s executions followed reports of more executions that had been carried out in other cities in Iran. A group of seven young men, mostly in their 20s, were executed on September 10 in cities of Karaj and Hamadan. Continue reading

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Iraq: Blockade against Camp Liberty Iranians intensifies after Fayad meets Suleimani & Shamkhani

The blockade, particularly denial of free access to medical care, imposed against Iranians in Camp Liberty has intensified since the Iranian regime’s Quds Force commander, Qassem Suleimani, and the head of its Supreme Security Council, Ali Shamkhani, met with Iraqi National Security Advisor Faleh Al-Fayad.

The Iranian Resistance renews calls on U.S. and U.N. to end this blockade.

On Wednesday, September 17, Iraqi intelligence agents obstructed the transfer of a Camp Liberty resident suffering from acute eye disease to the hospital in Baghdad. This stonewalling was justified by the ludicrous pretext that all patients may go only to one hospital.

The forces also did not allow nurses and interpreters for two other patients to accompany them. This measure makes things extremely hard for the patients and makes their dialogue with hospital physician and staff quite difficult and next to impossible. Continue reading

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Iraq: 21st Iranian PMOI member passes away due to medical siege on Camp Liberty

At 1:20 a.m, on 18 September 2014, Taghi Abbasian, a resident of Camp Libertyand member of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOMEKI/) who was suffering from heart ailment and Motor Neurone Disease lost his life at the camp’s Iraqi clinic as a result of the anti-human medical siege on the camp and the lack of access to medical care.

He had been in ranks of PMOI for three decades in their struggle to overthrow the religious dictatorship ruling in Iran and to establish democracy and human rights.

As such, since 2009 that the United States transferred protection of Camp Ashraf to the Iraqi forces, twenty-one PMOI members in Ashraf and Liberty have passed away due to the medical blockade. A number of other patients who suffer from extremely serious diseases are in perilous situation due this criminal siege. Continue reading

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Breaking News: Justice prevails for Iranian Resistance in France

Justice prevailed; collaboration to demonize defeated; and legitimacy of Iranian Resistance proved

The suppression of Iranian Resistance distracted attentions from real terrorism and offered the best opportunity to the fundamentalists

Yesterday (Tuesday, September 16), the counterterrorism investigative judge of Paris Public Prosecutor’s Office ordered an end to prosecution of an infamous dossier that had been opened 14 years ago against the Iranian Resistance in a deal with the mullahs’ regime and permanently closed the file.

This dossier that started by the absurd allegation of terrorism and financing terrorism, in the absence of any evidence related to terrorism, was diverted to financial charges such as money laundering and fraud. Now, the French judicial system stipulates that there is no evidence for the financial allegations either. As such, despite pumping of false testimonies and fabricated information, the French judiciary confirmed the falseness of all charges that had been brought against the Iranian Resistance. Continue reading

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Camp Ashraf massacre, a year later

Originally published on The Hill

By Shahriar Kia – 09/17/14 08:05 PM EDT
The Sept. 1, 2013, massacre of Iranian refugees in Camp Ashraf, Iraq, was without a doubt one of the more heinous crimes of the Iraqi government during Nouri al-Maliki’s eight-year tenure as prime minister.

Now marking its first anniversary, the incident has once again become the focus of attention among human rights groups and activists. A professional and independent report published recently by the London-based Human Security Center (HSC) think tank and the Ashraf Campaign, a human rights organization dedicated to defending the rights of Iranian refugees in Iraq, shed light on the history and perpetrators of the Sept. 1 massacre at Camp Ashraf, located 60 miles north of Baghdad,. Continue reading

Iran is not an Ally

Published on American Thinker

By Amir Basiri

Disturbing images and accounts of the Islamic State’s brutal onslaught in Iraq have become the source of outrage and concern worldwide, and states are frantically searching for a strategy to resolve the crisis caused by the rise of the extremist group.

President Barack Obama, who previously dismissed the group’s advances by comparing it to a JV team, has gone out of his way toauthorize airstrikes against the group in Iraq.  He recently affirmedexpanding the offensive to Syria, and is seeking support from Congress and allies in NATO and the Middle-East region to fight the Islamic State. Continue reading

The Siege-Missile Nightmare

December 26: Camp Liberty under missile attack by Iraqi forces for the fourth time in 2013
December 26: Camp Liberty under missile attack by Iraqi forces for the fourth time in 2013

By Ebrahim Seyyedi

I remember how in the mid-summer season of 2012, following attacks and raids carried out by former Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki’s special forces against Camp Ashraf (former home to around 3,000 Iranian refugees in Iraq) at the behest of the Iranian regime, lead to the vicious massacre of 36 of these refugees and hundreds of others being injured. Of course, all of the camp residents were recognized as ‘protected persons’ by the United States. Following this horrific crime, a quadrilateral agreement signed by the UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Iraq, US and the Iraqi governments, along with the residents’ representative, all Ashraf residents – who had lived in our traditional home in Ashraf for 25 years – relocated to Camp Liberty in Baghdad based on our trust in the United Nations as the highest international organization safeguarding human rights and international laws, and also the United States, who had both assumed responsibility regarding our safety and security. We were promised this camp would be a safe and temporary location for our resettlement to third countries to be safe from deadly attacks. However, it didn’t take long that in the winter of 2012, in the early morning hours of February 9th when we were asleep, all of a sudden and out of nowhere came a horrific missile attack resulting in 8 of our dearest friends losing their lives and dozens of other injured and wounded.  Continue reading