Tag Archives | PMOI

Camp Liberty Attacked

By John Lee. Camp Liberty, which houses Iranian dissidents near Baghdad Airport, was shelled on Monday, wounding more than 40 residents, according to a  report from Reuters. The camp houses members of the opposition People's Mujahideen Organisation of Iran (PMOI), which said it suspected "Iraqi groups affiliated with the Iranian" government were responsible for the […]

World Leaders Condemn Attack on Refugee Camp

By John Lee. The United Nations Secretary-General has condemned the attack last week on Camp Hurriya (Camp Liberty), near the Baghdad International Airport, which left at least 26 residents dead and many more wounded. The attack reportedly also caused casualties among the Iraqi Security Forces in the vicinity of the Camp. The Secretary-General called on […]

Weekly Security Update for 14th April 2011

Overview There was a fall in the number of violent incidents taking place in Iraq last week, although there was a spate of attacks around the centre of the country on Monday, leaving a number of people dead. In general, violence remains concentrated in Baghdad, the dstricts immediately surrounding it, and the northern city of […]