Published: Sahar Family Foundation   -  Tuesday 1 December 2015

Liberty resident's families at Iraqi Parliament

Families, who have travelled to Iraq to meet their dear ones captivated at Camp Liberty, visit the Iraqi MPs at the parliament.

The Iraqi MPs: Homam Hamoudi, Arshad Salehi; Chairman of Iraqi Parliamentary Human Rights Committee, Ahlam al-Husseini, Samireh Musavi and Abbas Bayati from the Iraqi Parliament's National Security and Human Rights Committees participated the session.

Journalists from Iraqi TV Channel one, Al Sumaria satellite TV network, Iraqi newspapers as well as Iraqi parliament Rapporteur Niyazi Memar Oughloo;MP accompanied the families and provided reports, videos and photos of the meetings.

The MKO hostages’ families reiterated their call to visit and get news of their loved ones. The families stressed that Iraq is not a safe place for the Camp Liberty residents and they should be urgently relocated in third countries.

Endorsing the families’ certain right to visit their loved ones, the Iraqi MPs reiterated that the pretext that nobody in the Camp Liberty is willing to visit his family is not acceptable.

During the session it was decided that the MPs form a committee in accompany with Foreign and Human Rights Ministries. A delegation is then supposed to visit Camp Liberty and state the families’ demands. The committee is also supposed to visit Western countries’ embassies in Baghdad asking them to give refuge to the TTL residents as they are no more safe in Iraq.

The MPs also reiterated that the Iraqi government and nation as well as all political parties do not tolerate the former Iraqi dictator’s allies in the Iraqi soil.

Following the meeting of families of Liberty residents at the Iraqi Parliament, a parliamentary committee was formed to investigate the situation of residents of Camp Liberty and the demands of their families.

After the families visited Iraqi Parliament on Tuesday November 24th , the official website of the Iraqi Parliament reported that Parliamentary Committee in charge of investigation on the demands of families of the Mujahedin Khalq Organization held a meeting under the supervision of MP Arshad Salehi on Wednesday November 25th . The meeting was attended by members of security, Defense and Foreign Relations committees together with the High Committee of Camp Liberty in Prime Minister’s office.”

The parliamentary committee discussed the demands of the families of MKO members to visit their children in Camp Liberty in order that the administration takes proper action for the visits. They also agreed on discussing the case of Camp Liberty in future sessions of the parliament.

Translated by: Nejat Society  













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