Friday, October 9, 2015

Iran-U.S. Senate hearing urges protection for Iran dissidents in Camp Liberty

Sen. John McCain says successive U.S. administrations have broken their promise to protect residents of Camp Liberty, Iraq

 Obama faces bipartisan push to assist Iranian dissidents trapped in Iraq

NCRI - The U.S. government must live up to its promise of protecting thousands of members of the main Iranian opposition group People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran, MEK (or Mujahedin e Khalq, MEK), who are based at Camp Liberty, near Baghdad, a hearing of the U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Services was told on Wednesday.

The hearing, entitled Iranian Influence in Iraq and the Case of Camp Liberty, was aired live on the Senate website.

Senator John McCain (R - AZ), Chairman of the Committee on Armed Services, warned that PMOI (MEK) members in Camp Liberty have been constantly victims of harassment and rocket attacks by agents of the Iranian regime and Iraqi militia groups.
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