Volume: 1 - Issue:  13401 Jully 2011
Iran Update - ISDCI Newsletter
Iran Update



Ali Saremi, a 62-year-old political prisoner in Iran spent 24 years in prison.  He was executed 6 months ago for having visited his son in Camp Ashraf.


After Saremi's execution, his wife, Mahin Saremi who was herself recently sentenced to 10 years in prison, managed to escape the country. She is currently in France. 

Mahin Saremi told her story to the Arabic language Asharq Alawsat Daily.  You can see a partial translation to English below.

We are delighted to present you with the current issue of Iran Update, a publication of International Solidarity for Democratic Change in Iran (ISDCI).

Dissident Iranian Woman Escapee Speaks: Mullahs' Repression
Mahin Saremi, wife of Iran's most prominent political prisoner who was executed 6 months ago ...Read On
Iran facing new U.S. sanctions
The Washington Post
The Obama administration on Thursday accused Iran of assisting Syria's government in its brutal crackdown on demonstrators.  Read On...
Why we should back the Persian Spring
The Telegraph
Iranian exiles in Paris last month drew the attention of the international community to the plight of the Iranian people and demanded support for the Iranian Opposition movement. Read On...
Ros-Lehtinen Disappointed by UN Embrace of Iranian Anti-Terrorism Conference
US House of Representatives, Committee on Foreign Affaires
"Iran and other rogue regimes are using this cynical conference not to take a stand against dangerous extremism, but to showcase it," U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, said in a statement.  Read On...

Other Suggested Readings:


Red Cross rejects Iraqi plan to close Ashraf  

Tens of Thousands Rally -  Call for Ashraf Potection  

Obama must tackle Iraq's new dictator

Joint Iran-Iraq Committee is to Massacre Ashraf Residents 

The Future of Iran's Freedom Movement  


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