Volume: 1 - Issue:  442
16 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 

America's Plan to Reward Iran, Without Lifting Sanctions


Americans involved in these negotiations believe that any sanctions relief at all would lead to the quick crumbling of the entire sanctions program... Read On 

Iran's anti-nuke fatwa is a hoax

The Hill

IFor the last several years, Iranian diplomats have been dangling a "fatwa," or religious decree, in the face of western governments, as if to hypnotize them further into the abyss of negotiations... Read On 

Iraqi forces block merchants from entering Camp Liberty, while Maliki caves to Iran's demands to steal residents' property


Iraqi forces under command of Nouri al-Maliki have, in recent weeks, been preventing Iraqi merchants and buyers from going to Camp Liberty in order to purchase property in Camp Ashraf.. Read On 

F A C T S H E E T:  The European Union and Iran

European Union External Action

Detailed IAEA findings on Iranian activities related to possible military dimensions of Iran's nuclear programme, reflected in the IAEA report from November 2011, and on on-going nuclear activities in clear violation of several UNSC and IAEA Board of Governors' resolutions, further exacerbated concerns over the nature of Iran's nuclear programme.. Read On 

Iran to hang condemned man for SECOND time - once he recovers from first botched 'execution'

Mirror News

Death row drug offender Alireza M was found to be still breathing in prison morgue a day after being hanged for 12 minutes.. Read On 

If Iran won't co-operate with US Congress, it will cost them


Rarely is the United States Congress so empowered to craft foreign policy as it is regarding Iran's nuclear program. If the Islamic Republic fails to halt nuclear work, it will be at the cost of harsh sanctions from the West.... Read On 

Iran's Nuclear Weapons: A Lesson in Diplomacy from 'Civilization'


Besides, even if Mr. Rouhani sincerely doesn't want nuclear weapons, Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei (despite his alleged fatwa) probably does. And, as we learned recently, Mr. Rouhani appears not to even have the authority to shake President Obama's hand... Read On 

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