Volume: 1 - Issue:  413
25 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 

Why are 131 congressmen being fooled by Iran's new president?
 The Daily Caller

Eight Iranian Christians received heavy jail sentences after being found guilty of "action against the national security" and "propaganda against the system" - charges typically leveled against Muslim converts to Christianity in Iran...  Read On...

 Lincoln P. Bloomfield, Jr. Tehran's winning streak  
The Hill
President Obama's problem is that he is negotiating with a party that sees no reason to halt its nuclear program, can manage the impact of economic sanctions that hurt the poor more than the elites, and faces no adverse consequences for undermining pro-Western allies in the region while brutalizing citizens who oppose the clerics' permanent claim to power....Read On
Vast swathes of Iran's forests destroyed in fires - many started deliberately by IRGC
The fires were started in the farms and forests of Kurdistan for 'military and security' reasons to enable the IRGC to have better control over border areas - hence the fire department have made no efforts to extinguish them, and even prevent local people from trying to put them out, reports said...Read On
obama-congress-iran Congress, Obama at odds over new Iran sanctions
Associated Press
Despite wide bilateral support in Congress for tougher sanctions, some Democrats and Republicans are embracing the administration's cautious approach. In a letter last week to Obama, 18 GOP House members joined more than 100 of their Democratic colleagues in urging the president to "reinvigorate U.S. efforts to secure a negotiated nuclear agreement" and give Rouhani a chance....Read On

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