Volume: 1 - Issue:  28706 August 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 

48 Captives Are Iran 'Thugs,' Say Rebels in Syria
The New York Times

A group of Syrian rebels took responsibility on Sunday for the kidnapping of 48 Iranians in Damascus a day earlier, but the rebels insisted that their captives were members of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards, not religious pilgrims as Iran's official news agency had reported.  Read On... 

Call by International Arabic-Islamic Conference in Paris

On Saturday, August 04, the International Arabic-Islamic Conference in solidarity with the Iranian Resistance in Paris with the participation of hundreds of Mulsim personalities from 18 countries and parliamentary delegations from 14 Arab States, called on the UN General Assembly, Organization of the Islamic Conference, and Arab League to condemn Iraq for its repression against PMOI, and to force it to provide their humanitarian needs before the transfer process from Ashraf to Liberty is resumed. Read On... 

The UN appears perfectly happy with the prison camp of Liberty
The Telegraph

While UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon parades the Olympic flag, his representative oversees a hideous tragedy in Iraq.  Read On... 

We condemn the threatening remarks of Iraqi government
The Scoop

We condemn the threatening remarks of Iraqi government against the Iranian refugees in Camp Ashraf.  Read On... 

Obama associate got $100,000 fee from affiliate of firm doing business with Iran
The Washington Post

A senior White House adviser who was President Obama's 2008 campaign manager, accepted a $100,000 speaking fee in 2010 from an affiliate of a company doing business with Iran's government. Read On... 

White House says Assad losing his grip on power

The White House said on Monday the defection of Syria's prime minister showed that President Bashar al-Assad's government was "crumbling from within" and repeated the U.S. call for him to step aside and end the violence gripping the country. Read On... 

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