Volume: 1 - Issue:  422
14 August 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 

Iran's new Defense minister: Hezbollah chief who planned 1983 Marine barracks attack
Washington Times
Newly elected Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has picked his defense ministe, Hossein Dehghan, is a former militia commander who plotted the 1983 the U.S. Marine barracks bombing in Beirut, killing 241 U.S. personnel...Read On
Iranian opposition satellite TV channel raised $4.55 million in a 4 day Telethon.

Thousands of Iranians from Iran and 34 countries contributed $4.55 million in support of TV Channel.

Donators from Tehran and other cities, despite the security risks and the regime's widespread measures aimed at disconnecting, disrupting and making the communication lines busy, and despite their harsh living conditions, unsparingly donated their limited financial assets in order to support INTV as the voice of their legitimate resistance....Read On 

Click to Sign The Petition - Massacre of 30,000 political prisoners in Iran 
The United Nations form an investigation commission about the massacre of 30,000 political prisoners in Iran in 1988.
Parliaments in democratic countries recognize 1988 massacre as crimes against humanity and genocide by adopting a resolutions...Click to Sign
The Iranian moderate fantasy
 The Hill
"Our enemies are small worms ... I saw them in Munich" were Hitler's remarks to his generals in 1938 after the four-power summit meeting of Germany, Italy, France and Great Britain that resulted in the Munich agreement allowing Nazi Germany's annexation of former Czechoslovakia's border areas.
The Iranian question today reminds us of those dark pre-war days of the 1930s as world powers ponder which policy to adopt toward a fanatic regime that aims to get its hands on nuclear weapons...Read On
Iran, Syria: Smuggling Weapons To Gain Influence In The West Bank
Though Iran and Syria face many constraints in trying to spread militancy to the West Bank, their quiet efforts are worth noting, particularly as Hamas and Iran are now finding reasons to repair their relationship after a period of strain....Read On
Iran's Ties to Hezbollah Unchanged
Iranian officials smile when asked about Hezbollah: "Whoever the president is, whoever the ministers are, Hezbollah will still be the same Hezbollah to Iran," said an official in Tehran on condition of anonymity...Read On

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