Iran Update
Volume: 2 - Issue:  9830 March 2011
Iran Update

We are delighted to present you with the current issue of Iran Update, a publication of International Solidarity for Democratic Change in Iran (ISDCI).    
Terror tagging the Iranian MEK is wrong
"The Hill" Magazine Website
By Rt. Hon. Lord Peter Fraser
As a member of the United Kingdom legislative body in both Houses for the past 30 years, I have taken an interest in and closely observed Iran's developments. Being acquainted with many Britons of Iranian descent, Iranian circles and groups, I also came to know the People's Mujahedeen Organization of Iran (PMOI) or as it is referred to in the United States the Mujahedeen-e-Khalq (MEK).

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MEK's Impact on Change in Iran
By Sharam Taromsari
A fierce debate is raging in Washington on whether to lift the main Iranian opposition group, known as the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI or MEK) from the list of terror organizations or not. Read On...
Iranian Resistance warning about Ashraf patient's Medical condition

Iranian Resistance issues a warning regarding the health of Mr. Akbar Shafeqat, an Ashraf resident suffering from cancer, who has been waiting for radiotherapy treatment for more than seven months. It requests immediate intervention by the United Nations and the U.S. forces for the removal of the inhumane medical siege on Ashraf. 

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Political prisoner's death due to deliberate denial of medical treatment

Mohsen Dokmechi, 53, a supporter of the PMOI and a political prisoner, passed away in prison due to deliberate denial of medical treatment by the mullahs' regime after nine months of imprisonment and torture. 

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More than 300 executions in Iran in 2010: Amnesty International
Amnesty International r 2010 eport for reveals hick in number of executions in Iran
Amnesty International report 2010 eport for reveals hick in number of executions in Iran

In its 2010 report on executions around the world, Amnesty International said more than 252 hangings were acknowledged by Iranian regime in 2010, but the group received credible reports of more than 300 other executions not acknowledged by the regime. 


"The Iranian authorities acknowledged the execution of 252 people, including five women and one juvenile offender in 2010," the report said, adding, "Amnesty International received credible reports of more than 300 other executions which were not officially acknowledged, mostly in Vakilabad Prison, Mashhad." 


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Other Suggested Readings:

Obama: Iranian Regime "Fiercely" Suppresses Calls for Change

Exiled Iranian politician Rajavi: "I am the voice of those persecuted and executed"

Delisting Iranian Opposition MEK, Measuring Change in US Policy on Iran  

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