For 3rd month Iraqi forces block gasoline entry into Camp LibertyPublished by International Liberty on February 3, 2015
Call on U.S. and UN to end the siege and have gasoline and other necessary goods to get to camp
Barring gasoline from getting into Camp Liberty in Iraq that houses Iranian refugees entered its third month.
The gasoline that are purchased by residents in the past three years and brought into the camp is used by a limited number of public service and passenger vehicles.
These vehicles are used for the distribution of residents’ daily food, as well as the commute of patients and injured and those unable to walk on gravel and uneven grounds of the camp.
Barring gasoline from getting into the camp has forced patients to walk in cold weather on slushy and graveled roads that is tantamount to torturing them.
Because of prohibition of gasoline, Iranian residents are even unable to take emergency patients to camp’s clinic.
This is despite the fact that the Iranian residents and their representatives have brought up this anti-human siege to UNAMI’s attention on a daily basis and informed the United Nations and the United States in their many correspondences. Regrettably, no serious steps have yet been taken.