Violation of human rights, executions, and arbitrary arrests continue in Iran. Over 1000 were hanged in one year under “moderate president” Rouhani. Religious dictatorship in Iran is the epicentre of terrorism. We believe that this is so because we see that since 2009, 137 defenceless Camp Liberty residents have been killed in six deadly attacks by Iraq’s government at the behest of Iranian regime.

Islamic extremism sadly expanded in Iraq and Syria as a result of sectarian interferences of Iran and its proxies. We concur with views of National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) President Maryam Rajavi that in order to overcome Islamic extremism, we need to support democracy, human rights, gender equality and a secular and tolerant State to be established in Iran.

The International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) recent report revealed that the regime has at the present time no intention of abandoning its nuclear weapons project. We stress that any Iranian nuclear agreement that does not include implementation of United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolutions, a halt to uranium enrichment and the IAEA unhindered access, will leave the path open for any rogue rulers to obtain nuclear bombs.

We call on the new Prime Minister Al-Ebadi to immediately announce Camp Liberty as a refugee camp under the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) supervision, to end the siege completely, to guarantee safety, security and the rights of the residents in accordance with international laws.