May 1, 2017

Irony Of Promise And Action

“The United States will continue to stand with those who struggle to assert their fundamental humanity. It is essential that these brave people know that the international community supports them, just as it is essential that human rights abusers in Damascus and Tehran know that we are watching them. Until such time as they are held accountable by domestic authorities, it is our responsibility to hold them accountable at the international level,”(Testimony of Jeffrey D. Feltman , Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on the Middle East and South Asia Washington, DC July 27, 2011.) Writing the above statements on stacks of papers … [Read more...]

Dell Dailey Calls for Delisting of MEK

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Washington Post, August 4, 2011: Dear Hillary, Delist MEK

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Abandoned allies?

THE NEW YORK POST Don’t betray Iranian refugees Some 3,400 innocent Iranian dissidents now living in a camp in Iraq are in imminent danger of being slaughtered. These men, women and children — members of Mujahedin-e Khalq, or People’s Mujahedin, a longtime Iranian opposition movement — trusted America’s promise to protect them. But the gradual US withdrawal from Iraq leaves that promise in doubt. As a former base commander of Camp Ashraf, the official name of the MEK’s besieged refuge, I’d like to make one thing clear: Despite charges that the MEK is a terrorist organization, these people are American allies. It would be foolish, as well as wrong, to abandon them. As America … [Read more...]

Bill Richardson Calls for Delisting of MEK

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Robert Torricelli Calls for Delisting of MEK

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US National Security, Military, and Policy Figures Call for MEK Delisting

   General James Jones, U.S.M.C. (ret.), Former National Security Advisor to President Obama and Supreme Allied Commander Europe: “I propose three [New Year] gifts. The first one is successfully delisting the MEK, the second one which has been mentioned but is equally important is ensuring the security of the people of Camp Ashraf and the third is to support the popular movement for freedom as expressed by Iranians both inside and outside ofIran.” Washington, DC, March 17, 2011 __________________________________________________________________  Governor Howard Dean, Former Chairman of the Democratic National Committee, Governor of Vermont:  “… We must change our position … [Read more...]

Washington Post, June 22, 2011: What is the State Department Waiting for?

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Washington Times, June 15, 2011: 800 Faith Community Leaders Call on Secretary Clinton to Delist MEK

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Avert a humanitarian catastrophe Mr President

The Independent By Lord Corbett Tuesday, 24 May 2011 US President Barack Obama, who is visiting the UK at the moment, will be aware of the urgent humanitarian situation facing 3,400 Iranian pro-democracy supporters in Camp Ashraf, Iraq, who came under deadly attack by Iraqi armed forces last month at the behest of Iran. At least 34 unarmed and defenceless refugees, members of the main Iranian opposition PMOI, were killed and 350 others injured when Iraqi armed forces raided the camp and indiscriminately opened fire on them; however US officials who visited the camp following the massacre have not published their findings. The attack was condemned by the UK Foreign and … [Read more...]