Volume: 1 - Issue:  13607 Jully 2011
Iran Update - ISDCI Newsletter
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).

Iran says Hezbollah's power "growing"
Iran Focus
 Shiite Lebanese group Hezbollah had seen real growth in recent years, says Iran's Speaker of Parliament. Read On...
USCCAR Strongly Condemns Ambassador Jeffrey's Demand that Iran's Main Opposition Disband

The US Committee for Camp Ashraf Residents (USCCAR) strongly condemns the callous and irresponsible remarks by the U.S. ambassador to Iraq, James Jeffrey, who suggested over the weekend that the main opposition to Iran's ruling theocracy, the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK), must dissolve itself before its members in Camp Ashraf could be considered for refugee status. Read On... 

International Committee of Jurists in Defence of Ashraf warns of another bloodshed in camp Ashraf

The Iranian regime and Mr. al-Maliki extremely welcome these statements that pave the way for a much bigger crime against humanity in Ashraf. Read On...

Ashton demands release of Iranian women prisoners
New Europe

"I call on Iran to respect the right to freedom of expression, in accordance with its international human rights obligations, and to release these women and other detained women's-rights defenders immediately," said Ashton.  Read On...
Iran rejects UN rapporteur visit, continues media crackdown
Arbitrary arrests are continuing in Iran even as the regime has refused to accept a visit by Ahmed Shaheed, the person appointed by the UN Human Rights Council as special rapporteur on the human right situation in Iran. Three journalists and a netizen have been arrested in the past few weeks and others have been summoned for interrogations.  Read On...
Iran's execution binge
Los Angeles Times
Human rights abuses are increasing as Tehran's leaders use public executions to send a message to dissenters. Read On...

Other Suggested Readings:

US gives Iranian Opposition Choice: Die or Commit Suicide

Ros-Lehtinen Disappointed by UN Embrace of Iranian Anti-Terrorism Conference  

Why we should back the Persian Spring 

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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