Iran Update
Volume: 2 - Issue:  10208 April 2011
Iran Update
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We are delighted to present you with the current issue of Iran Update, a publication of International Solidarity for Democratic Change in Iran (ISDCI).    
US 'may have broken international law' over Iraqi attack on Iranian camp
The Guardian
 
Iraqi forces storme Camp Ashraf
Iraqi forces storme Camp Ashraf

Iraqi forces have stormed a camp of Iranian dissidents in north-eastern Iraq amid warnings that the US government may have broken international law by failing to protect the camp.

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Iraq: Investigate deadly violence at Camp Ashraf
Amnesty International

The Iraqi authorities must immediately launch an independent investigation into reports that Iraqi troops killed and injured residents of a camp for Iranian exiles north of Baghdad in an unprovoked attack, Amnesty International said today.

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Gates urges Iraqi restraint in attack on Iranian rebels
AFP
CAMP MAREZ, April 8, 2011 (AFP) - US Defence Secretary Robert Gates said Friday he was concerned about reports of an Iraqi army attack on an Iranian opposition base in Iraq, and urged restraint.

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Clashes at Iranian Rebel Camp in Iraq
The Wall Street Journal

Iraq's armed forces moved against a camp holding thousands of members of an Iranian resistance movement that's based in Iraq Friday, killing dozens and wounding hundreds, according to a spokesman for the movement. 

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Iraq does Tehran's bidding in attack on Camp Ashraf
Stop Fundamentalism
Why would Iraq's Al-Maleki order a heavy assault on 3400 unarmed, defenseless Iranian dissidents in a refugee settlement northeast of Baghdad? Reports reaching news agencies confirm that at least 31 Iranian dissidents have been killed and hundreds wounded. Medical supplies are being blocked as the critically wounded continue to die.

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Foreign Office Minister deplores the loss of life and injury at Camp Ashraf in Iraq
Foreign & Commonwealth Office - United Kingdom

The UK Government is deeply disturbed to read reports that a number of civilian residents have been killed and many more wounded at Camp Ashraf today. We absolutely deplore such loss of life and injury.

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Iraqi forces raid camp of Iranian dissidents
The Washington Post
Iraqi security forces in bulldozers and Humvees barreled into a camp that is home to an Iranian opposition group early Friday, an event coinciding with what is likely to be U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates's last official trip to Iraq, and a replay of a similar entry into the camp during a Gates visit two years ago.

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Other Suggested Readings:

Occupation of Camp Ashraf

The Hill: Terror Taging Iranian MEK is Wrong

Exiled Iranian politician Rajavi: "I am the voice of those persecuted and executed"

Delisting Iranian Opposition MEK, Measuring Change in US Policy on Iran  

  
  
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In This Issue
US 'may have broken international law'
Amnesty International
Gates urges Iraqi restraint
Clashes at Iranian Rebel Camp in Iraq
Iraq does Tehran's bidding in attack on Camp Ashraf
Foreign Office Minister deplores the loss of life...
Iraqi forces raid camp of Iranian dissidents
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