Volume: 1 - Issue:  19409 December 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). 

Ashton gives support to UN for efforts in Iraq
The New Europe Online - EU Update


EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton has met with  the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General and the head of the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Martin Kobler.  Read On...


G.O.P. Lawmakers Want Iranian Group Off Terrorism List
The New York Times

Republican legislators pressed the Obama administration on Wednesday to remove an Iranian opposition group known as the M.E.K. from its list of terrorist organizations. Read On...


UN Asks Baghdad To Delay Closing Camp Ashraf
Radio Free Europe - Radio Liberty

The United Nations has appealed to Iraq to delay its planned December 31 closing of a controversial settlement of exiled Iranians inside its borders. Read On...


First United Christian Church to march for Iranian dissidents


About 220 people from First United Christian Church in Tompkinsville will travel on Monday to Washington, D.C., to protest what they believe is an impending massacre of Iranian dissidents.
Read On...


Iraq's Looming Massacre of Iranian MEK Refugees
The Daily Beast

When the last U.S. troops leave Dec. 31, Iraqi forces will destroy Camp Ashraf, home to

thousands of Iranian refugees belonging to the MEK. Read On...

Will U.S. enable Iranian Holocaust?

In April 1940, the Soviet Union's Joseph Stalin ordered the massacre of Poland's military officer corps and intelligentsia. Taken out into the woods and gunned down, thousands of Poles lost their lives in the Katyn Forest Massacre. Read On...

Iran refugees fear bloodbath
New York Post

As he hosts Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki on Monday, President Obama will need to hastily tie up Iraq's loose ends - including Camp Ashraf, a mess that could quickly turn ugly and cloud Obama's chance to claim "promise fulfilled" on ending the Iraq war. Read On...

U.S. warns Iraq against eviction of foes of Iran
The Washington Times

A senior U.S. official Wednesday warned Iraq against using violence to evict unarmed Iranian dissidents from a camp north of Baghdad by the end of the month, as a top member of Congress accused the State Department of moving at a snail's pace to prevent what he called a possible massacre of the residents of Camp Ashraf. Read On...

The Situation in Camp Ashraf, Iraq

Thank you, Mr. Chairman and members of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittees on Oversight and Investigations and on the Middle East and South Asia, for the opportunity to speak with you today.  Read On...


Iraqi MP: Iran Should Give Incentives to Iraq for Expelling MEK
Stop Fundamentalism

An Iraqi Member of Parliament in Maliki's bloc told reporters yesterday that it would be a grave mistake for Iraq expelling the MEK without receiving adequate incentives from Iran. Read On... 


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