Rep. Brad Sherman suppports MEK’s annual Free Iran rally at Ashraf 3
Rep. Brad Sherman (D-CA), Committee on Foreign Affairs
Rep. Brad Sherman: I want to thank Albania for offering a safe haven to those who had been housed in Camp Ashraf and Camp Liberty inside Iraq. In only 12 months, these hardworking and resilient freedom fighters constructed Ashraf3 with shops, clinics, sports facilities, kitchens, bakeries, dormitory blocks, meeting halls, offices and studios. Albania has graciously hosted.
Our U.S. Justice Department has charged two agents of the Iranian regime for its collecting of intelligence on Iranian opposition members here in Washington. I am the chief Democratic sponsor of House Resolution 374, a resolution supporting the people of Iran, free expression, and condemning the Iranian regime for its deprivation of human rights and state-sponsored terrorist attacks.
The resolution also recognizes Albania’s efforts to send the right message to Iran by expelling the Iranian Ambassador after two Iranian operatives were arrested on charges of terrorism. Congress must call on nations to prevent the malign activities of the Iranian regime’s diplomatic missions, with the goal of closing them down, including the Iranian embassy in Albania.
Renowned dignitaries from across the globe gathered in Ashraf 3, home to members of the Iranian opposition group People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK), to attend a conference on over a century of the Iranian people’s struggle for freedom.
An exhibition symbolizing more than a hundred years of the Iranian people’s struggle for democracy was inaugurated on Friday July 12, 2019 in Albania, on the second day of a five day series of events organized by the Iranian Resistance settled since less than two years ago in the country.
Maryam Rajavi, president-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) began the second day ceremony with paying homage to martyrs of the Resistance at a “Wall of Honor” showing names of those fallen for freedom in recent years’ struggle with the mullahs’ regime…