Asieh Rakhshani

SACRAMENTO, April 20 (UPI) -- A Sacramento woman documenting an Iranian democracy movement in Iraq was killed by Iraqi soldiers, the United Nations reported. A U.N. report said Asieh Rakhshani, 30, was one of 34 unarmed Iranian expatriates allegedly slain

By Stephen Magagnini Sacramento Bee Asieh Rakhshani chose to leave her comfortable Northern California lifestyle to join a controversial Iranian democracy movement based at Iraq’s Camp Ashraf. That choice apparently cost the 30-year-old journalist her life April 8, when Iraqi journalists Asieh Rakhshani and Saba Haftbaradaran were killed on 8 April, Reporters without Borders reported. They were living with other Iranian exiles in Camp Ashraf, when the camp was raided by Iraqi soldiers. Fighting broke out, and the two

    About Asieh Rakhshani Asieh Rakhshani, 30, was killed on April 8, 2011, during a brutal assault on Camp Ashraf, Iraq, by thousands of Iraqi soldiers, backed by tanks and armored vehicles. She was among 36 defenseless and unarmed

By Barbara Grady The Mercury News, April 18, 2011 - A young Iranian journalist who lived in the East Bay for most of her childhood was among 34 Iranian exiles killed in Iraq on April 8 in a clash with

INNOCENT people who were shot to death in a savage attack by Iraqi army on Camp Ashraf on APR 08 2011 They were freedom lovers for Iran.

Asieh Rakhshani

ACTIVIST Name: Asieh Rakhshani Age: 30 Nationality: Iranian-American Employer: Location: Iraq Date: 8 April 2011 Cause: Shot while filming an Iranian democracy movement confrontation in Iraq