Volume: 1 - Issue:  441
14 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 

Iran rejects West's demand to ship out uranium stockpiles


Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi's comments on Sunday may disappoint Western officials, who want Iran to ship out uranium enriched to a fissile concentration of 20 percent, a short technical step away from weapons-grade material... Read On 

Appeasement won't reduce the peril of a nuclear Iran

The Telegraph

As historic talks begin in Geneva, US senator Mark Kirk, a key author of sanctions against Tehran, urges David Cameron to follow Churchill's example and demand that the regime abandons its illicit nuclear programme... Read On 

274,000 Iraqis demand release of Camp Ashraf hostages


274,000 Iraqi citizens have called for the release of the seven Camp Ashraf residents who were taken hostage by prime minister Nouri al-Maliki's forces, said a statement by the Parliamentary Councils of Sheikhs.

They have expressed their outrage against the brutal crime committed against the People's Mojahadin Organization of Iran... Read On 

Broken promises on Iranian dissidents

Washington Times

Judge Mukasey feels betrayed.

The attorney general under President George W. Bush gave his personal assurance to the president of the Iranian resistance that its dissidents would be protected by Iraqi troops, not massacred by Iraqi gunmen... Read On 

VIDEO - PMOI(MEK) supporters commemorate memory of massacred Camp Ashraf residents in Tehran


Supporters of Iranian opposition, the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) in Tehran displayed a large banner commemorating the memory of the victims of September 1 massacre in Camp Ashraf, Iraq... Read On 

U.S. Lawmakers Urge the U.S. to Save 7 Camp Ashraf Hostages, Protect Camp Liberty-Iraq, and Resettle MEK Members in America as Political Refugees

Yahoo News

 In a Congressional briefing, a bipartisan group of lawmakers called on the United States Government to accept a significant number of the residents of Camp Liberty, members of the main Iranian opposition movement, the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK/PMOI), as political refugees... Read On 

Seventh week of hunger strike by PMOI members in Camp Liberty and Iranians in various countries


The hunger strike by PMOI members at Camp Liberty that started on September 1 after the massacre and mass execution at Camp Ashraf and kidnapping 7 residents by Iraqi forces, enters its seventh week. Simultaneously, Iranians in Geneva, London, Berlin, Ottawa, and Melbourne continue their hunger strike... Read On 

The slaughter intensifies under Rouhani

Iran Focus

Iran has registered 471 executions for the year as the world marked the Day Against the Death Penalty on October 10. Nearly half of those executions, 231, have occurred since the presidential election in June which brought to power Hassan Rouhani... Read On 

Iraq Hangings 'Obscene', Says United Nations

Sky News

Rupert Colville, the UN human rights spokesman, said the country was not in a position to carry out executions.

"The justice system in Iraq is too seriously flawed to warrant even a limited application of the death penalty, let alone dozens of executions at a time," said Mr Colville... Read On 

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