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  • 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…

  • MKO Leader loses appeal at Supreme Court to get entry into UK

    MKO Leader loses appeal at Supreme Court to get entry into UK

    The MKO also joined forces with former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein during his war against Iran in the 1980s and also helped Saddam in his domestic campaigns of repression in Iraq. Until 2008 it was on Europe’s terror list. But since then there’s been efforts…

  • UK Hesitant about Admitting MKO Terrorists as Refugees

    UK Hesitant about Admitting MKO Terrorists as Refugees

    Harper also said that the UNHCR has submitted 17 assessments to the Home Office, adding that “no decision has yet been reached”.Earlier in July 2013, a British life peer said in an interview with Habilian Association that western European states are not at all wishful…

  • Britain 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…

  • UK condemns violence at Camp Ashraf in Iraq

    UK condemns violence at Camp Ashraf in Iraq

    Our Embassy in Baghdad is in close contact with the United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq, who are making an urgent assessment of the situation. We support their work, and call on the Government of Iraq to assist the UN fully...

  • Debate 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…

  • Camp 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…

  • UK 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;..

  • U.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…

  • Rajavi Banned to Enter UK

    Rajavi Banned to Enter UK

    The UK Home Secretary barred Maryam Rajavi from coming to Britain..The ban was imposed on Maryam Rajavi after the Home Secretary claimed that her presence on the country’s soil might damage efforts to stop Iran obtaining nuclear weapons and put Britons in the country at…

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