Volume: 1 - Issue:  25107 May 2012
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).  You can see ISDCI's latest events on our website at: International Conferences 

Camp Ashraf
U.S. Department of State

Today, the fifth convoy of approximately 400 Camp Ashraf residents safely arrived at Camp Hurriya. The United States welcomes the continued cooperation of the Government of Iraq and the residents of Camp Ashraf with the United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq to complete the relocation process.  Read On... 

Jailed Political Activist Cries Out From Inside Iran Prison
Middle East Voices

In a rare telephone conversation from inside a prison in Iran, Alireza Sharifi-Boukani tells the Voice of America's Persian News Network that tens of political prisoners are living under  "miserable conditions" at the Rajaie-Shar prison in the city of Karaj, west of the capital Tehran. Read On... 

What is the right decision for Iranian dissidents?
UPI

While the governments of Iraq and Iran grow closer and closer politically, several thousand Iranian dissidents in Iraq grow more fearful of their futures. And with good cause. Read On... 

British MPs Strongly Condemn the Conduct of Iraqi Government During Transfer of Iranian Dissidents
Wall Street Journal

The British Parliamentary Committee for Iran Freedom (BPCIF) strongly condemns the Government of Iraq's outrageous conduct of returning the utility vehicles accompanying the fifth convoy of Iranian dissidents who were transferred from Camp Ashraf to Camp Liberty. Read On... 

United States is Iran's handmaiden against opposition
TBO

One year ago, the peace at a refugee camp under the "protection" of Iraq's government was shattered by the thunder of military vehicles storming the gates. Iraqi soldiers murdered 36 defenseless Iranian dissidents, and left hundreds injured in the rampage. Read On...
 

Unshackling the Iranian opposition is what it takes to rattle the Tehran mullahs
The Hill

Now that a new date has been set for nuclear talks between Iran and the UN nuclear watchdog in mid- May, to be followed by another round of nuclear talks between Iran and the five UN Security Council members and Germany on May 23, should the world breathe a sigh of relief regarding the threat of a confrontation with Tehran? Read On... 

MEK - Red Cross - Iran: ICRC Love Affair With The Ayatollahs
Official Wire

Corruption is an insidious plague that has a wide range of corrosive effects on societies. It undermines democracy and the rule of law, leads to violations of human rights. However, this phenomenon becomes more evil when substantiated by the body that has the obligation to secure its prevention.  Read On...
 

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