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ISJ condemns Iraqi Government’s inhuman food and water blockade to Camp Liberty residents

The blockade imposed by the Iraqi government against Camp Liberty refugees has become the source of international worries and indignation. In the following press release, the International Committee in Search of Justice has condemned the siege against the Iranian refugees and has called on the U.S. and UN to live up to their moral and legal commitments.

Call on U.S. Government and the UN to uphold their responsibilities and prevent another humanitarian tragedy in Iraq
ISJ, 27 August 2014, Madrid – Some 2800 Iranian refugees, including 800 women, are held under unbearable conditions in Camp Liberty near Baghdad airport. It has been more than two weeks now that the Iraqi government is preventing fuel to enter the camp.

Camp Liberty’s electricity is only provided by electric generators running on fuel. Therefore the health of the residents and all infrastructures and basic life affairs are now seriously at risk as the fuel reserves finished yesterday morning and water pumps stopped working. Continue reading

Iranian regime replaces Suleimani in Iraq

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A senior member of the Iraqi National Alliance which includes parties with close links to the Iranian regime, said that Qassem Suleimani would be replaced by his deputy Hossein Hamadani for his failure in Iraq.

Quds Force commander, Suleimani has been in charge of the Iranian regime’s security policy in Iraq since the fall of previous government in that country in 2003.

“The National Alliance member, speaking on condition of anonymity, said Suleimani’s biggest success in Iraq was elevating Maliki to the premiership and keeping his rival Iyad Allawi out of office, firstly in Iraq’s parliamentary elections in 2005, and again in 2009, despite Allawi’s bloc winning the largest number of seats in parliament,” the report said. Continue reading

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Iraq – URGENT : Camp Liberty Iranians suffer from heat stroke

As Camp Liberty electricity is cut off and air-conditioners stop working many residents suffer from heat stroke

Iraqi forces prevent transfer of six patients, including a cancer patient, to the hospital

On Monday, August 25, a number of residents, including a group of women, suffered heat stroke and were taken to camp’s Iraqi clinic in dire conditions. After two weeks of preventing entry of fuel, many of the generators that produce electricity have come to a standstill and the air-conditioners have stopped working. In such conditions, in the extreme heat of Iraq, living in metal containers is unbearable and everyday there are residents who suffer heat stroke. Continue reading

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URGENT – Iraq: Water pumps stop in Camp Liberty as fuel siege continues

Pumping of water to Camp Liberty comes to a halt as fuel for electric generator at the pumping station runs out

Iranian Resistance calls on the United States for urgent action to end the criminal siege on Camp Liberty

Since 10 a.m. Tuesday morning, August 26, pumping of water to Camp Liberty has come to a complete halt. This happens following 14 days of obstruction of entry of fuel to Camp Liberty by Maliki’s forces and as the fuel for the electric generator at the pumping station that is outside the camp finally ran out. Continue reading

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Iraq: Maliki forces block food delivery to Camp Liberty Iranians

The Iranian Resistance calls on U.S. and U.N. to take urgent measures to revoke inhumane blockade of Camp Liberty and to provide safety and security for the residents

The Government of Iraq is escalating its inhumane and repressive measures against Iranian refugees in Camp Liberty .

1. The Iraqi forces of Nouri al-Maliki stationed at Camp Liberty on Monday (August 20) intensified their criminal policy of blockading the entry of basic necessities of the camp’s residents.

In addition to blocking the entry of fuel and black-water tankers, the forces prevented the vehicles supplying food stuff and medicine from entry the camp that houses Iranian refugees.

The escalation of repressive measures and implementing the orders of the religious dictatorship ruling Iran are taking place after the latest visit to Iraq by Ali Shamkhani, Iran’s Secretary of Supreme National Security Council, and Qassim Suleimani, the head of the terrorist Quds Force, during which they met with Maliki and his national security advisor Faleh Fayyaz. Continue reading

Iraq: Maliki’s forces intensifying inhumane blockade on Camp Liberty

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Iraqi forces are preventing the delivery of fuel to Iranians refugees in Camp Liberty, impeding the transfer of critically ill patients to hospitals.

According to reports and documents obtained from inside the Iranian regime by the Iranian Resistance, Nouri al-Maliki’sNational Security Advisor has ordered repressive Iraqi forces in Camp Liberty to intensify the pressure on and blockade the Iranian refugees in the camp.

The repressive measures include limiting resident’s access to outside the camp as much as possible, and taking measures to make residents feel unsafe in the camp. Continue reading

Iran: Over 40 prisoners executed in three weeks

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At least four more people were hanged in Iran last week, including a 22-year-old who was under 17 at the time of arrest.

Three prisoners were executed on Tuesday August 13, in the central prison in the city of Bandar Abbas, southern Iran. The public relations office of the regime’s judiciary declared on Friday August 15.

Another young man who was 18 years old when had been arrested on drug related charges was hanged on Wednesday, August 14, in a Prison in city of Birjand, north-eastern Iran. 

The recent executions brings the total of the announced executions during the past three weeks to at least 40 executions. Continue reading