November 19, 2017

Chairman Kerry On The Violence At Camp Ashraf In Iraq

SFRC Communications, 202-224-3468
Washington, DC – Last Friday, Iraqi Security Forces forcefully entered Camp Ashraf in Eastern Iraq. Members of the Mujahedin-e Khalq or MEK are housed at the camp. Earlier today, United Nations officials confirmed that the incursion by Iraqi Security Forces had resulted in scores of dead and injured MEK members. Senate Foreign Relations […]

Court orders State Department to review ruling on alleged terror group

The Washington Post
By Glenn Kessler

A federal appeals court on Friday ordered the State Department to review its designation of the People’s Mujahedin Organization of Iran as a foreign terrorist organization, strongly suggesting the designation should be revoked.
The ruling by the three-judge panel hands yet another foreign-policy hot potato to the Obama administration. The PMOI, also […]

Iran Watch – December 22, 2008

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December 19, 2008
UPI
LUXEMBOURG, Dec. 19 (UPI) — A European court in Luxembourg issued a ruling in favor of the People’s Mujahedin of Iran, declining a challenge to maintain the group on state terrorist lists. The European Court of First Instance declined a request by the European Union and the […]

Iran Watch – May 2, 2008

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Dan Rabkin
5/1/2008
Global Politician
The National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), the Iranian Opposition’s parliament-in-exile, is one anti- regime organization worthy of Western support.
The NCRI’s 500+ members represent varying political tendencies and ethnic/religious groups within Iran. Kurds, Baluchis, Turkmens, Arabs, Sunni Muslims, Christians, Jews, and Zoroastrians all have representation, […]

Iraq’s Political Refugees in Limbo

Boston Globe
Saleh al-Mutlaq
Posted: April 23, 2008
THERE IS so much tragedy in Iraq that some stories go underreported – eclipsed by other negative news. This one requires attention:
Inside Iraq, 20 kilometers west of the Iranian border and 60 kilometers northeast of Baghdad in Diyala province, stands Camp Ashraf where members of the Iranian opposition – known […]

Iran Watch – September 7, 2007

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by James Zumwalt
09/04/2007
Human Events
For 17 years before the US invasion of Iraq, a lion roamed the border, foraging into Iran on occasion before returning to its Iraqi safe haven. Its prey was the Iranian mullahs’ elite military force — the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). It enjoyed tremendous hunting prowess, […]