Baghdad (NINA) – The National Council of Iraqi Tribes demanded moving residents of Liberty Camp, members of the Iranian opposition ,mojahedin khalq organization (MKO), back to their former place Ashraf Camp.
In a statement to the press on Sunday, Feb. 10, the Council said, "We insist demanding to return residents of Liberty Camp back to their former place in Camp Ashraf, which has enough shelters and facilities, built by the residents themselves for protection." It pointed out that more than 3000 persons of Ashraf Camp resident are been put in an area with the size of half a kilometer, which is eighty times smaller than Ashraf Camp.
The statement denounced international silence toward attacking the Liberty Camp with rockets, resulted in the killing and wounding tens of the Camp's residents. It demanded bringing a legal case against Martin Kobler for his collusion with the Iraq government in forcibly moving and displacing the Ashraf Camp residents.
It is worth mentioning that Liberty Camp that houses the MKO members is located to the southwest of Baghdad was rocket shell at dawn Saturday, Feb. 9, resulted in the killing of 5 persons and wounding 40 others.
Head of the UN Mission in Iraq, Martin Kobler, demanded the Iraqi government to conduct an investigation in the incident.
The Liberty Camp, which was an American base, houses more than 3000 members of the MKO, who were moved last year from their place in Ashraf Camp, in Diyala province since 1980. /.End.