April 14, 2013: The Christian Post – Pastor Saeed Abedini Severely Beaten, Fainting From Internal Bleeding.


Video: October 3, 2013: Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing; Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman being questioned by The Honorable Carl Levin and The Honorable John McCain about the safety of Camp Ashraf residents


Amnesty International

United Nations Human Rights

 United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights

October 29, 2013: Letter by six high ranking Senators to President Obama regarding Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki’s visit to Washington, Iran’s influence in Iraq and the attack on Cam Ashraf

October 3, 2013: Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing; Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman being questioned by The Honorable Carl Levin and The Honorable John McCain about the safety of Camp Ashraf residents

October 3, 2013: The Washington Times – Senators threaten cuts in Iraq aid over attacks on Iranian exiles (By James Morrison)

September 24, 2013: Letter by The Honorable Senator Carl Levin to the Secretary of State, The Honorable John F. Kerry, regarding September 1, 2013 attack on Camp Ashraf

September 20, 2013: Letter by 34 members of the House of Representatives, led by The Honorable Ted Pose of Texas the Honorable Brad Sherman of California to Secretary of State, The Honorable John F. Kerry, condemning repeated attacks on Camp Ashraf and Camp Liberty

September 12, 2013: Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, The Honorable Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Condemns Attacks on Camp Ashraf Residents, Calls on Iraqi Government to Protect Community now in Camp Liberty and Secure Release of Seven Hostages taken after Massacare at Camp Ashraf

September 12, 2013: Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, The Honorable Carl Levin, releases letter regarding Camp Ashraf attack

September 19, 2013: Excerpt from Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s hearing on nomination of The Honorable Anne W. Patterson (Safety of MEK members at Camp Liberty and Camp Ashraf)

June, 22 2013: The Honorable Carl Levin; Message to the Annual Conference for Democratic Change in Iran, held in Villepinte, France

June, 22 2013: The Honorable Carl Levin; Message to the Annual Conference for Democratic Change in Iran, held in Villepinte, France

April 29, 2013: NCRI – Iran: 40 executions including two women within 18 days.

June 17, 2013: Chairman Menendez Statement on Camp Liberty Attack in Iraq

April 9, 2013: Reuters – Iran announces uranium mining after nuclear talks fail.

February 15, 2013: Letter by The Honorable Senator Carl Levin, sent to the Secretary of State, The Honorable John F. Kerry - After February 9, 2013 Mortar attack on Camp Liberty.

December 20, 2012: Supermajority of Senators Urge Increased Sanctions, Support for Iranian People, and Credible Military Coalition against Iranian Threat.

Iran Sanctions: Congress Approves New Restrictions On Country's Energy, Shipping, Financial Industries

WASHINGTON -- Congress voted Wednesday to slap sanctions on Iran's energy, shipping and financial industries, convinced that increasing the economic pressure on Tehran will derail its suspected nuclear weapons program.

Letter by Senator Carl Levin, Chairman of Armed Services Committee to Secretary Hillary Clinton about Camps Ashraf and Liberty on August 1, 2012

Senate Briefing Warns of Humanitarian Tragedy in Camp Liberty

Senator Roy Blunt Opens Panel Where Senior Former Military, State Department, and Judiciary Officials Slam Claim Iranian Dissident Camp Could Hold Weapons, Call for Delisting the Group
Reuters:WASHINGTON, May 17, 2012

In a Senate briefing, former US Military officials and lawmakers sharply rejected an argument by Justice Department attorney in US federal court of appeals that the delay in making a decision on removing Iran's main opposition group, the Mujahedin-e Khalq (PMOI/MEK) from the U.S. terror list was because the State Department was unsure whether there were any weapons at the Camp Ashraf, Iraq, home to 3,400 members of the group and that the U.S. had not been permitted to search the Camp. 

United States is Iran's handmaiden against opposition  
SUNDAY, 06 MAY 2012 Tampa Tribune: One year ago, the peace at a refugee camp under the "protection" of Iraq's government was shattered by the thunder of military vehicles storming the gates.

Why should we care about fate of Iranian dissidents in Iraq?
 May 4, 2012.Scoop Independent News- Jens Christian Lund The fate of a group of Iranian dissidents in Iraq may seem trivial compared to the big issues on stage in the Middle East and other areas of the world.Since I became member of the Danish Parliament, I have tried to follow the situation in Iran and the people from Iran living outside the country.

Iran plot to kill Saudi envoy in Cairo foiled: reports
TUESDAY, 01 MAY 2012
AFP: Egyptian security services foiled an Iranian plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to Cairo several months ago, the legal advisor of the kingdom's embassy said in local dailies on Tuesday.

No death camps for Iranian dissidents
Monday, April 30, 2012  Removing refugee group from U.S. terrorist list is important step
- By Lord David Waddington  
When Elie Wiesel speaks, people listen. He speaks softly and chooses his words carefully. In 1986, when this survivor of Hitler's death camp at Buchenwald was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, he was cited as a "messenger to mankind" whose message has always been one of peace and human dignity.

Why the World Should Care About the Fate of Iranian Dissidents in Iraq
April 28, 2012 "HUFF POST ï¿½ By: Lord Carlile of Berriew, CBE, FRSA, QC  
talks between Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council, plus Germany, there might be some relief on the international stage. But such optimism could very well be misplaced. No discernible substantive issue was discussed. Although further talks will be held in Baghdad in May, as according to credible Reuter reporting, the two sides are poles apart As meetings go, 'constructive' would be an extremely generous description. Now for the reality test: what happens next, if anything?

12 Christians in Iran await verdicts after Easter Sunday apostasy trial
APRIL 11, 2012 Fox News: Twelve Christians stood trial Easter Sunday in Iran, where they were called "apostates" in a courtroom and tried on multiple charges, according to sources close to Iran�s Christian community. 

US Senate urges Iran to free Bahai leaders
FRIDAY, 30 MARCH 2012 : The US Senate is urging Iran to free jailed leaders of the Bahai faith and recommending sanctions against officials in the Islamic Republic over treatment of the religion's followers.

'Alarming' surge in executions, says Amnesty
MARCH 27, 2012 BBC: Amnesty International says there was a surge in the number of executions carried out worldwide in 2011, mainly centered in the Middle East.

Iran: U.N. report blasts human rights offenses
MARCH 7, 2012
..New York Times: A United Nations investigator of Iran�s human rights record castigated its government for what he called evidence of "a striking pattern of violations of fundamental human rights guaranteed under international law."

Iran court convicts Christian pastor convert to death
FEBRUARY 22, 2012
Fox News: A trial court in Iran has issued its final verdict, ordering a Christian pastor to be put to death for leaving Islam and converting to Christianity, according to sources close to the pastor and his legal team.

U.K. Orders Closing of Iranian Embassy in London After Yesterday�s Attack
November 30, 2011 Bloomberg - By Robert Hutton and Thomas Penny - Nov 30, 2011  
U.K. Foreign Secretary William Hague ordered the closure of the Iranian Embassy in London following the storming of the British Embassy in Tehran, saying the attack happened with the consent of Iran�s government.
All Iranian diplomats must leave the U.K. in the next 48 hours, Hague said, over the "grave violation" of the Vienna Convention, which protects diplomats working in foreign countries. He said the closure of Iran�s mission didn�t amount to a severing of diplomatic ties. Britain has closed its embassy in Tehran and evacuated all of the staff, Hague said

U.S. Accuses Iranians of Plotting to Kill Saudi Envoy
October 11, 2011 The New York Times - By J. DAVID GOODMAN  Federal authorities foiled a plot by men linked to the Iranian government to kill the Saudi ambassador to the United States and to bomb the embassy of Saudi Arabia in Washington, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. said in a news conference on Tuesday. The men accused of plotting the attacks were Manssor Arbab Arbabsiar and Gholam Shakuri, according to court documents filed in federal court in the Southern District of New York. The Justice Department said men are originally from Iran. There is "no basis to believe that any other co-conspirators are present in the U.S.," Mr. Holder said.

Senators Press Obama on Iran's Central Bank
More than 90 U.S. senators signed a letter to President Barack Obama pressing him to sanction Iran's central bank, with some threatening legislation to force the move, an outcome that would represent a stark escalation in tensions between the two countries. Such a measure, if effectively implemented, could potentially freeze Iran out of the global financial system and make it nearly impossible for Tehran to clear billions of dollars in oil sales every month, said current and former U.S. officials.