Volume: 1 - Issue:  14910 August 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). 

Iranian exiles demonstrate for UN, US protection

GENEVA - Some 200 people demonstrated at the European headquarters of the United Nations Monday, demanding US and UN protection for Iranian exiles at the Ashraf refugee camp in Iraq. Read On... 

US Senators urge sanctions on Iran finances

WASHINGTON - An overwhelming majority of the US Senate urged President Barack Obama on Tuesday to impose "crippling sanctions" on Iran's financial system in a bid to hinder its suspect nuclear program. Read On... 

Senators Press Obama on Iran's Central Bank
The Wall Street Journal

Such a measure, if effectively implemented, could potentially freeze Iran out of the global financial system and make it nearly impossible for Tehran to clear billions of dollars in oil sales every month, said current and former U.S. officials. Read On... 


The Letter: Dear Mr President: Sanction 's Central Bank

SADEQPOUR: Tehran tries to shoot the messengers
The Washington Times

In reality, to delist or not to delist Tehran's arch-opponents is the battleground for a more profound debate in Washington on how to deal with Iran's mullahs. Read On... 

Syria Pressed to End Crackdown as Arab States Join Criticism
San Francisco Chronicle

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad faced renewed pressure to end his government's deadly five-month crackdown on protesters after three Arab countries withdrew their ambassadors from Damascus and Turkey said its neighbor is entering a "critical" period.  Read On... 

The mullahs' mouthpiece in the US
The Hill

For two decades, the policy of appeasement has dominated the relationship between the West and Iran. Realpolitik was top of the agenda as the Iranian regime's cronies in the U.S. cloaked as "Iran experts" and analysts recommended offering incentives to the regime in Tehran in return for constructive coexistence with Iran. Read On... 

Brave Are Those Who Support MEK
Stop Fundamentalism
Tehran hates the message so is now shooting the messengers. Read On... 
US to tell Assad that he must go
Associated Press

The Obama administration is preparing to explicitly demand the departure of Syrian President Bashar Assad and hit his regime with tough new sanctions, U.S. officials said Tuesday as the State Department signaled for the first time that American efforts to engage the government are finally over. Read On... 

Other Suggested Readings:

Ambassador Butler, You Are on the Wrong Side!  

U.S. envoy aids Iran's mullahs

Unanimous Adoption of House Amendment for Ashraf

Who Set Iran's Washington Lobbyist on Fire?

UN chief urges solution to Iranian exiles in Iraq 

The Iranian Mojahedin against moving elsewhere in Iraq

Court of Justice of the European Union


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