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  • UKPhoto of Ostracism of Mojahedin Khalq in Europe may lead to expulsion to Albania

    Ostracism of Mojahedin Khalq in Europe may lead to expulsion to Albania

    The UK government has again rejected any possibility of Maryam Rajavi, de facto leader of the Mojahedin Khalq (MEK), entering the UK. Rajavi is currently based in France but visited Albania over several weeks earlier this year to be with her followers who are now…

  • Camp LibertyMEK leaders in Camp Liberty admit conditions and security are well above basic standards

    MEK leaders in Camp Liberty admit conditions and security are well above basic standards

    provision of life support systems such as water, electricity and food continue to be well in excess of basic humanitarian standards. They have reported that the relocation of protective bunkers and installation of additional protective concrete walls, to increase the security and safety of the…

  • UKBritain may admit 17 Liberty residents with no links to terrorism

    Britain may admit 17 Liberty residents with no links to terrorism

    We have agreed to consider, exceptionally, their re-admission as refugees, subject to a UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) assessment of each individual to ensure that none have been complicit in acts of terrorism or other activities incompatible with refugee status. Thus far, UNHCR have…

  • Camp AshrafUK Govt: Iraq will publish findings of investigations into Camp Ashraf deaths

    UK Govt: Iraq will publish findings of investigations into Camp Ashraf deaths

    Baroness Warsi (Conservative): The Government of Iraq has told our Embassy in Baghdad that a committee will conduct a full and open investigation into the attack on Camp Ashraf on 1 September, and that its findings will be made public …

  • UKDebate over Camp Liberty in UK parliament

    Debate over Camp Liberty in UK parliament

    It is not a refugee camp as such; it is a place where individuals are being assessed as to the countries to which they could be relocated. Four have already come to the United Kingdom, a fifth who was offered that has decided not to…

  • UKCamp Liberty living standards better than many Iraqis

    Camp Liberty living standards better than many Iraqis

    The UN visit Camp Liberty, where the majority of former residents of Camp Ashraf now live, several times a week, and report that facilities at the camp meet international humanitarian standards. For example, residents have access to electricity 24 hours a day and over 200…

  • UKUK supports UN and GOI efforts to transfer MEK members

    UK supports UN and GOI efforts to transfer MEK members

    The UN has said publicly, however, that under the terms of the memorandum of understanding, conditions at Camp Liberty[TTL] would meet basic humanitarian standards including: adequate accommodation; dining and food preparation facilities; hygiene infrastructure (water and sanitation); medical care;..

  • UKU.K. ready to help re integrate up to fifty MKO members

    U.K. ready to help re integrate up to fifty MKO members

    The one British citizen we were aware was in Camp Ashraf has left and returned to the UK. Of the five Iranian residents of Camp Ashraf with valid UK refugee travel documents, four have left Camp Ashraf and arrived in the UK. The fifth is…

  • Camp AshrafUK confirms – MKO leaders deny families' access to their captive relatives inside Camp Ashraf

    UK confirms – MKO leaders deny families’ access to their captive relatives inside Camp Ashraf

    ... We are aware of reports that loudspeakers are being used outside the Camp Ashraf entrance. The Government of Iraq have publicly stated that the purpose of the loudspeakers is to allow family members to communicate with residents inside Camp Ashraf, as they have apparently…

  • Massoud RajaviIraq evacuates Camp New Iraq (formerly Ashraf)

    Iraq evacuates Camp New Iraq (formerly Ashraf)

    ... Our ambassador in Baghdad met with the Iraqi Human Rights Minister on 20 May 2010 and underlined the need for the Iraqi authorities to deal with the residents in a way that meets international humanitarian standards. The Iraqi authorities have told the residents that…

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