Volume: 1 - Issue:  196719 December 2011
Iran Update - ISDCI Newsletter
Iran Update

Greetings!

  

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

Camp Ashraf exiles file US complaint against Iran, Iraq
AFP
WASHINGTON - Four Iranian exiles have filed a complaint in US court against senior Iranian and Iraqi officials for their alleged role in an April attack on Camp Ashraf, a site for Iranian dissidents in Iraq. Read On... 

Without protection, Camp Ashraf residents face catastrophe
The Washington Post

The Dec. 14 editorial "The Iranians in Iraq" left out important details regarding residents of Camp Ashraf in Iraq. Read On... 

 

American Thinker: Catastrophe at Ashraf Spells Political Catastrophe for the White House

The Washington Post: To most of the world, Iranian dissidents are not terrorists

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

Iran sanctions
The Hill

Sanctions against the Central Bank of Iran, which were opposed by the Obama administration, were included in the final bill. Read On... 

Is Iran the winner of the Iraq war?
The Mirror

NO-one wants to say to soldiers coming home from Iraq, having risked their lives ever since 2003, that the task they were given by politicians has turned out to be a failure. Read On...

USCCAR Strongly Condemns Washington Post's Editorial for Giving Iraq's Maliki License to Murder Camp Ashraf Residents
PR News Wire

The US Committee for Camp Ashraf Residents (USCCAR) deplores Washington Post's editorial ("A U.S. plan to save Iranians who remain in Iraq", Dec. 14), endorsing a US plan for relocation of 3,400 residents of Camp Ashraf to an Iraqi-run de facto detention center near Baghdad's International airport, formerly known as Camp Liberty. Read On...

Camp Ashraf "massacre" must be stopped
The Independent

America's involvement in the second Gulf War in Iraq - whether you were in favour of it or opposed it - is about to end. The Prime Minister of the "new" Iraq was in Washington this week as the guest of President Obama. Read On... 

Iran Executed 600 prisoners in 2011 Says Amnesty International
Stop Fundamentalism

The Iranian government has executed 600 offenders this year, the international human rights organization, Amnesty International said Thursday. Read On... 

Skyping with Iran's underground
The New York Post

Facebook may have helped with some Arab Spring revolts, but Skype this week provided a window into still-oppressed Iran - a chance for a live face-to-face with brave individuals aching to replace the brutal theocracy with a secular democracy. Read On... 

Obama must act before the US implicates itself in a war crime at Camp Ashraf
The New Internationalist
It is rare that the US will find itself singing from the same hymn sheet as the brutal religious theocracy in Iran. As I write this letter, a peculiar and tragic piece of politics is being played out in Camp Ashraf, Iraq, which has, inconceivably, united these two opposite parties. Read On... 
Speaking Up for Those Left Behind
Connection

Describing almost nine years of torture and imprisonment, and a lifetime of memories of "suppression, aggression, anger and dictatorship," Amir Borjkhani shares his story of emigrating from Iran to America. Read On... 

Threatening Iranian Dissidents, MEK in Iraq
Stop Fundamentalism

Living in Camp Ashraf north of Baghdad, the Mujahedin-e Khalq, MEK, fear an Iraqi military assault. Read On... 

Please see links below for some more media coverage of Ashraf situation:

 

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