December 16, 2017

U.S. to remove Iranian group from terror list, officials say

THE WASHINGTON POST The State Department is preparing to remove the Iranian opposition group Mujaheddin-e Khalq from the U.S. government’s terrorist list, siding with advocates who say the controversial organization should be rewarded for renouncing violence and providing intelligence on Iran’s nuclear program, senior Obama administration officials said Friday. The decision to begin the process of formally lifting the terrorist label is expected to be conveyed to Congress in documents as early as Friday, according to two senior officials briefed on the matter. The move comes two weeks before a court-ordered deadline and just six days after the dissident group vacated its former enclave … [Read more...]

Liberty not meeting minimum humanitarian and human rights standards

"Shelter expert's" lies on Liberty infrastructure ready to host 5500 people exposed NCRI - The statement of UNAMI on January 31, stated "the infrastructure and facilities at Camp Liberty are in accordance with the international humanitarian standards stipulated in the MoU." A technical report by a shelter expert dated January 30 which served as basis for the UNAMI statement confirmed that "the camp is currently configured to accommodate 5,500 persons." The UNAMI statement pretended that the UNHCR had approved the situation of camp Liberty, but the latter was explicit in its February 1 statement that the new location was "being provisioned" and "the UNHCR has been advising on the … [Read more...]

Maryam Rajavi calls on 400 residents of Ashraf to move to Camp Liberty in coming days

Next groups will move in after minimum assurances are secured, especially removal of Iraqi police from inside the camp to avoid any tension, violence and massacre of the residents NCRI - Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, President-elect of the Iranian Resistance, announced that 400 residents of Ashraf have agreed to move to Camp Liberty at the earliest possible time. On February 14, she called on Secretary Clinton to intervene and make the final decision on the arrangements concerning the transfer of first group of the residents of Ashraf to Camp Liberty. Mrs. Rajavi, after being informed of recommendations and assurances of Secretary Clinton last night, called on Ashraf residents to transfer the first … [Read more...]