Iran Update
Volume: 2 - Issue:  11411 May 2011
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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). We recommend the following readings

EU action on Camp Ashraf may avert "blood-bath"
Threat of massacre at Ashraf camp in Iraq
Solving the Ashraf crisis
Syrian tactics parallel Iran crackdown
Detained reporter sent from Syria to Iran
U.N.: Sanctions Slow Iran Nukes Program
EU action on Camp Ashraf may avert "blood-bath"
Struan Stevenson (MEP)

Following today's debate at the European Parliament in Strasbourg on the recent Camp Ashraf massacre in Northern Iraq, Scottish Euro MP Struan Stevenson, President of the European Parliament's Delegation for Relations with Iraq, has welcomed assurances issued by EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton that the EU will seek a peaceful solution to the crisis. Read On...


Proposal for a peaceful and permanent solution for Camp Ashraf ... 

Threat of massacre at Ashraf camp in Iraq, warn Euro-MPs
Urgent international action is needed to avert "a Srbrenica-style massacre" at the Iraqi Ashraf camp housing thousands of exiled Iranian opponents, a European parliament delegation said Tuesday after returning from Iraq.  Read On...
Solving the Ashraf crisis
The Independent
As Head of the European Parliament's official Delegation to Iraq, I led a small team of Euro MPs to Baghdad days after the massacre to express our horror and outrage to President Talabani and many senior Government ministers. We requested permission to visit Ashraf, to see for ourselves the aftermath of the tragedy, but our request was firmly rebuffed by Foreign Minister Zebari.  Read On...
Syrian tactics parallel Iran crackdown
The Seattle Times
Syrian security forces appear to be shifting their strategy for crushing the popular uprising against the rule of President Bashar Assad to a less bloody approach similar to that employed effectively by its main ally, Iran, to end massive 2009 street protests.  Read On...
Detained reporter sent from Syria to Iran
The Washington Post
Syrian officials told Al-Jazeera that one of the network's journalists, a woman with extensive connections in the U.S. and Canada, was sent to Iran following her detention last month in Damascus, the pan-Arab broadcaster said Wednesday. Read On...
U.N.: Sanctions Slow Iran Nukes Program
Fox News
UNITED NATIONS -  Iran is continuing to use front companies and other concealment methods to circumvent U.N. sanctions but the bans have succeeded. Read On...

Other Suggested Readings:


Iranian Students call for protest and strikeIranian Students call for protest and strike

Ahmadinejad allies charged with sorcery 

MEP Calls for independent inquiry into Camp Ashraf Massacre 

Bipartisan bill on Iran seeks more support for dissidents 

Ashraf Residents' Petition To UN, U.S., EU and Arab States 

Gates Leaves Iraq With Shameful Legacy 

Plea On Journalist Missing In Syria  

Digital Censorship Grows As Media Moves Online 

BOLTON: Israel's increasing vulnerabilityBin Laden's Death: A Major Blow to Central Banker and Primary Patron of International Terrorism 

Is Iraq today doing the dirty work of Ahmadinejad's Iran? 

Iran says no excuse for US in region after bin Laden death 


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