Volume: 1 - Issue:  411
19 July 2013
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 

Fornmer U.N. official accused UN SRSG of covering up human rights abuses is seeking help in Washington for the Iranian exiles Suffer and leave
Washington Times

A former U.N. official who has accused his ex-boss of covering up human rights abuses against Iranian dissidents in Iraq is seeking help in Washington for the exiles, as Baghdad pressures them to return to Iran where they would face execution as traitors.

The U.N. mission in Iraq is cooperating with Baghdad to make life so miserable for the Iranians in an overcrowded relocation camp that they will voluntarily go home, said Tahara Boumedra, the top U.N. human rights official in Iraq from 2009 to 2011, when he resigned in protest...Read On 

New president of Iran is no moderate
The Hill
Many were quick to label Rouhani a "moderate," suggesting that now may be the time to negotiate with Iran. However, despite the sham elections and promises of change by Rouhani, the structure of the Iranian regime remains intact. The ultimate power still remains with Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei. The only change that matters in Iran is the prospect for true democratic change...Read On
Time to take the necessary steps to secure the safety of the population of Camp Ashraf/Liberty  
The Hill
Camp Liberty quickly proved its humanitarian and security limits. It turned into a detention center, some called it a "killing field", with a population facing deprivations and daily harassment and a ban on all visits of actors that would bring the matter to the attention of the international community in an independent manner...Read On
Iran: call to save inmates on death row

On July13, the regime's judiciary confirmed the execution order for four youths from Arab minority in Karoon prison....  Read On...

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