Volume: 1 - Issue:  439
4 October 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 

Senators threaten cuts in Iraq aid over attacks on Iranian exiles

Washington Times

Two senators warned Iraq on Thursday that it could face a sharp cut in aid if it continues to fail to protect unarmed Iranian dissidents after a deadly attack on a refugee camp north of Baghdad last month... Read On

EP intergroup report on Camp Ashraf massacre criticizes West's failure, demands action

Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/2013/09/06/5713866/united-states-bears-legal-moral.html#storylink=cpy

Maliki has ordered to let UN visit the prison of Dirty Division after the seven Camp Ashraf hostages had been transferred. 

The seven Iranian dissidents taken hostages in Camp Ashraf have been transferred on Sunday to a prison known as Sharaf located in Baghdad's Green Zone area, behind the office of the Iraqi Prime Minister, according to information from inside the mullahs' regime. .. Read On 

Iran lawmakers pass bill allowing men to marry adopted daughters 
The Gaurdian

Human rights activists say approved bill, making girls vulnerable to the ruling from age 13, 'legalises paedophilia'.

To the dismay of rights campaigners, girls in the Islamic republic can marry as young as 13 provided they have the permission of their father.... Read On 

Tanks crush 800 satellite dishes while Rouhani claims Iranians have easy access to satellite networks

Hassan Rouhani, in the Council on Foreign Relations in New York on September 26: "In Iran everyone has easy access to satellite networks".. Read On 

CNN's Iran Coverage: Biased, Inept, or Corrupt?

Front Page Magazine

The title of a post on Christiane Amanpour's blog reports "Iran's new president: Yes, the Holocaust happened."

But, as CAMERA noted, multiple independent translations by Farsi speakers conflict with CNN's translation and agree with Fars News Agency's conclusion that CNN mistranslated Rouhani's vague reference to "historical events" as "the Holocaust." .. Read On

Maryam Rajavi at the conference in Parliamentary Assembly of Council of Europe in Strasbourg

Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/2013/09/06/5713866/united-states-bears-legal-moral.html#storylink=cpy

Mrs Maryam Rajavi, was key speaker to the conference that was chaired by Mr. Brian Binley, member of Britain House of Commons and member of the Political Committee of European Council.

In her speech, Mrs. Rajavi warned of the dangers of a new phase of oppression against the Iranian people by the regime ruling Iran, saying: "The Iranian regime is extremely vulnerable to widespread popular discontent, threat of large-scale social upheavals, and deep economic crises..

...She emphasized that because of the information we have given to UN and U.S., they know well that the attack on Ashraf was carried out by Maliki and that the hostages are also in his hands..Read On 


Ex-UN official: Iraqi Government massacred the Iranian dissidents in Camp Ashraf

Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/2013/09/06/5713866/united-states-bears-legal-moral.html#storylink=cpy

Thousands of Iranians took part in a colourful and well-organized rally across from the United Nations Headquarters in New York to reject Iran's new president Hassan Rouhani, declaring that he is anything but a moderate. 

They urged the U.S. and the UN to act immediately to guarantee the safety and security of Iranian dissidents in Iraq and to demand Iraq release seven Iranian dissidents taken hostage during the raid by Iraqi forces on Camp Ashraf on September 1, which left 52 dead, some shot while handcuffed....Read On 

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