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Motion for a resolution | Doc. 12602 | 19 April 2011

Human rights for the residents of camp Ashraf

Author(s): several Assembly members

Signatories: Mr Brian BINLEY, United Kingdom, EDG ; Mr Francis AGIUS, Malta, EPP/CD ; Mr Joe BENTON, United Kingdom, SOC ; Lord Tim BOSWELL, United Kingdom, EDG ; Mr Georges CHARALAMBOPOULOS, Greece, SOC ; Mr Michael CONNARTY, United Kingdom, SOC ; Mr Per DALGAARD, Denmark, EDG ; Mr Jim DOBBIN, United Kingdom, SOC ; Mr Jeffrey DONALDSON, United Kingdom, EDG ; Alexander [The Earl of] DUNDEE, United Kingdom, EDG ; Mr Tuur ELZINGA, Netherlands, UEL ; Mr Joseph FALZON, Malta, EPP/CD ; Mr Paul FLYNN, United Kingdom, SOC ; Ms Pernille FRAHM, Denmark, UEL ; Sir Roger GALE, United Kingdom, EDG ; Mr Mike HANCOCK, United Kingdom, ALDE ; Ms Virág KAUFER, Hungary, SOC ; Mr Jaakko LAAKSO, Finland, UEL ; Mr Ian LIDDELL-GRAINGER, United Kingdom, EDG ; Sir Alan MEALE, United Kingdom, SOC ; Mr Patrick MORIAU, Belgium, SOC ; Mr Alejandro MUÑOZ-ALONSO, Spain, EPP/CD ; Mr Jim SHERIDAN, United Kingdom, SOC ; Mr Egidijus VAREIKIS, Lithuania, EPP/CD ; Ms Karin S. WOLDSETH, Norway, EDG

This motion has not been discussed in the Assembly and commits only those who have signed it.

Recent violence inflicted by the agents of the Iraqi government has been responsible for the killing of 33 residents of Camp Ashraf in Iraq and the injury of over 300 more.

Agents of the government of Iraq have inflicted harassment upon the residents of the Camp, surrounding the Camp for many months, encircling it with loudspeakers which constantly emit loud and intrusive broadcasting, and restricting vital supplies of food, water, other materials and especially medical aid from entering the Camp.

The Parliamentary Assembly should, in the name of basic humanity, demand that medical help is administered instantly to the sick and wounded, and that it is maintained thereafter.

The Assembly should also demand that the “protected persons” status granted to Camp Ashraf residents under the auspices of the Fourth Geneva Convention during the military occupation must be fully recognised and upheld by the present Iraqi government, in compliance with the undertakings it gave to coalition forces during the handover of power.