Volume: 1 - Issue:  21227 January 2012
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).  You can see ISDCI's latest events on our website at: International Conferences 

Don't turn Camp Liberty into a prison for Ashraf residents
Council of Europe/PACE

In a statement adopted today at its meeting in Strasbourg, the Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) called on the Iraqi authorities not to turn Camp Liberty into a prison, and called on the UNHCR to begin its work in Ashraf and end the delay in affirming the refugee status of the residents there. Read On... 

UN hands Iran 'propaganda fodder' over Camp Ashraf
Public Service Europe

Remarks attributed to the UN's top diplomat in Iraq have handed Tehran a propaganda coup by suggesting Camp Ashraf dissidents want to return to Iran. Read On... 

Camp Liberty, Iraq - A Concentration Camp in the Making
Stop Fundamentalism

The high dreams of Iranian people and families of residents of Ashraf, to see a peaceful resolution for the dreadful crisis at Camp Ashraf is coming to a disappointing  closure as the so-called Camp Liberty, that was expected to be an intermediary location for the residents to stop by before their refugee status is confirmed and they are transferred to host countries, is turning out to be more of a concentration camp built by Iraqis to gather around the members of the main Iranian opposition movement before they are slaughtered or returned to the mullahs regime in chains. Read On... 

Archbishop of Wales Barry Morgan requests help for Iranian dissidents in Iraq
Wales Online

Archbishop of Wales Barry Morgan has made a direct appeal to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to prevent the killing of thousands of Iranian dissidents in Iraq. Read On... 

The message we need to send Iran
Fox News

Several years ago, a political leader from the war torn country of Lebanon observed that in his part of the world it is better to be respected than liked.  When it comes to Iran, the U.S. is neither. Read On... 

Put an End to the Catch-22 Facing Iranian Dissidents
The Huffington Post

When Author Joseph Heller wrote Catch-22 half a century ago, little did he know that was adding a new phrase to the dictionary. Read On... 

Day 300 of State Department Sit-in: Iranian-Americans Call on Secretary Clinton to Delist the MEK, Protect Camp Ashraf Residents
PR News Wire / Market Watch

Friday, January 27, 2012, marks the 300th day of a sit-in across from the US Department of State by the families and supporters of Camp Ashraf residents.  Read On... 

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