Safety and Security

Safety and Security

Residents left vulnerable

Similarly, in contravention of its international legal obligations to provide protection, Iraq has used every opportunity to deprive the residents of Liberty from safety and security measures. Not only has it forbidden the residents from having an adequate amount of large protective T-walls, sandbags, bulletproof vests, and helmets inside Liberty, it has also allowed attacks on Liberty to occur. It is worth noting that gaining access to Liberty requires going through seven security checkpoints to enter the “Red Zone” where Camp Liberty is located. Iraq’s failure to investigate the attacks and provide security indicates its tacit approval for the murder and harming of the residents.

NCRI Statement on Removal of protective T-walls
Removal of protective T-walls surrounding the trailers simultaneous with the stationing of armored vehicles in Camp Liberty Theft and sale of the T-walls, protective shields…

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Two Misguided Reports

    On 18 May 2005, the US based Human Rights Watch (“HRW”) issued a 28-page report (“the HRW Report”) concerning the People's Mojahedin Organisation of Iran (“PMOI / MEK”).  Entitled ‘No Exit: Human Rights Abuses Inside the MKO Camps’, the HRW Report was essentially based on 12 hours of telephone interviews with 12…
  • Courting Disaster, A response to Rand report on People’s Mujahedin Organization of Iran
    Courting Disaster, A response to Rand report on People’s Mujahedin Organization of Iran
    The RAND National Defense Research Institute published in July 2009 the report The Mujahedin-e Khalq: A Policy Conundrum for the Multi-National Force-Iraq, Task Force 134 (Detainee Operations). The report focuses on the circumstances surrounding the detention of the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MeK) at Camp Ashraf and “whether MeK members were taken into custody…