Volume: 1 - Issue:  22529 February 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 

Debate over Iran election thrives in cyberspace

Iranian state media touted a high turnout in Friday's parliamentary election, but many reformists took to cyberspace to criticise the vote as pointless and unrepresentative. Read On... 

Narrow Choices for Iranian Voters
New York Times/IHT Rendezvous

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran's supreme leader, was among the first to vote in parliamentary elections on Friday, having assured the electorate that the poll would represent "yet another firm slap in the face of world arrogance." Read On... 

Iran parliament vote seen bolstering Supreme Leader

Iranians voted on Friday in a parliamentary election likely to reinforce Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's power over rival hardliners led by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Read On... 

Embassy Row: Clinton Under Pressure
The Washington Times

Members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee this week pressed Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on her failure to remove the Iranian resistance from the U.S. list of terrorist groups.  Read On... 

Clinton Urges Iranian Group to Complete Move
The New York Times

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said on Wednesday that a decision on whether to remove an Iranian opposition group from the list of terrorist organizations would depend in part on whether more than 3,000 of its members cooperate in moving to a new location inside Iraq.  Read On... 

Why U.S. should protest conditions at Camp Liberty

If the United Nations won act regarding conditions faced by Iranian dissidents in Iraq, the United States must. Read On... 

In interview, Obama says he's not bluffing on Iran
Associated press

President Barack Obama warned that he is not bluffing about attacking Iran if it builds a nuclear weapon, but in an interview published Friday, Obama also warned U.S. ally Israel that a premature attack on Iran would do more harm than good. Read On... 

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