Volume: 1 - Issue:  426
23 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 

The Truth About the New Iranian President
Roll Call
Among the ways of measuring a new leader are his approach to the people he is beholden to and the choices he makes for roles of great responsibility.
In the case of Hassan Rouhani, the new president of Iran, the signs are not encouraging. And the U.S. government and the European Union should continue to be wary of his intentions, not just in the nuclear dossier, but also on the Iranian regime's appalling human rights record..Read On

I was lucky to escape with my life. The massacre of political prisoners in 1988
The massacre of Iranian political prisoners in 1988 must now be investigated.
Thousands were executed simply for their support of the PMOI
As a human rights activist who spent 11 years in the prisons of the Iranian regime - five-and-a-half in solitary confinement - I am one of the few survivors of Iran's 1988 massacre of political prisoners...Read On

1988 Massacre in Iran - 25 years later
The Hill
Can the U.S. make a deal with an Iranian regime that still marches on towards the development of nuclear weapons following the election of Hassan Rouhani President?
One may hope the answer to be "Yes" - but a review of Tehran rulers' conduct over the past 25 years gives little encouragement..
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Iraqi Ministry sets stage for further repression of Iranians in Camp Liberty, Ashraf

The so-called Human Rights Ministry of Iraq has published a statement full of lies about the Iranian residents of Camp Ashraf and Camp Liberty in Iraq...Read On 

US Institute: Iran asphalts possible nuke site
Associated Press

A U.S. institute tracking Iran's nuclear program says recent satellite images it has analyzed show further major alterations of a military site that the U.N. has long tried to access to follow up suspicions that Tehran may have used it in attempts to develop atomic arms..Read On 

Iranian regime executes teenager in Kermanshah
Refusing to buy Tehran's contention that the Indian oil tanker it detained was causing pollution, India has told Iran that it had no business to force the ship into entering Iranian waters. Confirming that there was continuing "illegal coercion'' by Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in holding back the ship in Iranian waters..Read On

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