Volume: 1 - Issue:  427
26 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 

Hague: U.S., U.K., France Agree Syria Response Needed
Bloomberg Businessweek

U.K. Foreign Secretary William Hague said Britain is convinced President Bashar Al-Assad is behind last week's chemical weapons attack in Syria, and there's agreement with the U.S. and France on the need to respond...Read On 

Top lawmakers call for US military response in Syria
Associated Press

Two top lawmakers are calling for an immediate U.S. military response to the Syrian government's suspected chemical weapons attack that killed at least a hundred civilians last week...Read On 

Massage of Maryam Rajavi for the anniversary of massacre of political prisonnersOn the Anniversary of the 1988 Massacre, Maryam Rajavi Demands Justice for 30,000 executed Political Prisoners
Street Insider
Maryam Rajavi has condemned the 'shameful and evil' genocide of 30,000 political prisoners in Iran 25 years ago and called on the international community to bring the mullahs who ordered the atrocity to justice.

Mrs. Rajavi also called on the US, European Union and United Nations to take urgent action to protect the 3,000 Iranian dissidents in Camp Ashraf and Camp Liberty who are being persecuted by Iraq at the behest of the Iranian regime...Read On

Iran: Women prisoners denied visits from children, activists arrested
Among the women refused permission to see their children are Faran Hessami, the mother of a four-year-old girl, Maryam Akbari Monfared, a mother of three girls aged 7, 13 and 14 year-old girls, Sediqeh Moradi, mother of a girl aged 14 and Fariba Kamal Abadi, mother of a 16-year-old girl.

The denial of access to children is one of the tactics used by the regime to increase mental pressure on political prisoners..
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Report: Chemical missiles used in Syria are Iranian-made
Saudi newspaper Al-Watan cited unidentified "insiders" as saying that the missiles launched in the chemical attack in Syria were Iranian-made and manufactured intentionally outside the regime's military factories.


According to the same sources, tracking the serial numbers of the missiles is impossible. It is further reported that the chemical attack was coordinated with Iran... Read On

Iraq: MPs slam Maliki for posters of Iranian regime's leaders in streets
A number of members of Iraqi parliament held a press conference in Iraq's parliament building calling on Nuri al-Maliki, to apologize for damaging Iraq's sovereignty by posting pictures of Iran's religious leaders in Baghdad streets..Read On

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