Volume: 1 - Issue:  447
28 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 

Dozens of Top former U.S. officials appeal to Obama regarding Iranian dissidents in Iraq

Washington Times

Three dozen former U.S. officials are urging President Obama, who meets Friday with Iraq's prime minister, to demand that the prime minister release seven kidnapped Iranian dissidents and help relocate thousands of others guaranteed U.S. protection at a refugee camp in Baghdad... Read On 

Dick Cheney Skeptical U.S. Can Negotiate With Iran Over Nuclear Program

ABC News

"I've talked to my friends in that part of the region. I still know them, a lot of them, and they're very fearful that the whole Iranian exercise is going to go the same way as the Syrian exercise; that is, that there will be bold talk from the administration. But in the final analysis, nothing effective will be done about the Iranian program," ... Read On 

'Grand Day of Death to America' rally planned in Iran 

FOX News 

Iran reportedly planning a sweeping rally titled, "Grand Day of Death to America," to coincide with the 24th anniversary of the storming of the U.S. Embassy there.... Read On 

Hunger Strike by Iranian in Camp Liberty, 5 countries enter ninth week


Press Release: MEPs from all political groups in the European Parliament urged the leadership of the EU and the member states to force the Iraqi government to release the 7 hostages, including 6 women, who were abducted by Iraqi government forces on 1 September during the massacre in camp Ashraf.... Read On 

Iraqi government and Iranian hostages

The Hill

Unspeakable torture and a high possibility of impending death awaits seven Iranian dissidents who are currently being held illegally by Iraqi forces. And it seems the international community is simply watching and waiting until this becomes a reality... Read On 

Melbourne Iranians join hunger strike over alleged murders in Ashraf


In Melbourne Iranian migrants have joined a global hunger strike to protest the alleged murders of an Iranian dissident group at the controversial Camp Ashraf, Iraq, and are calling on Australia to accept survivors, who have been classified by the UN as genuine refugees... Read On 

Special Report: Iran's secret night flights to arm Syria's Assad revealed

The National

Up to three supply flights occur each week between the two cities, none of them appearing on public timetables... Read On 

US Obligations, Foreign and Domestic

Politics Home

On the day the Iraqi Prime Minister goes to Washington DC for talks Lord Maginnis asks the Obama administration to push for the release of seven Iranian dissidents who have been captured... Read On 

Past reveals truth about Rouhani

Colombia Tribune

Hassan Rouhani - the current president of Iran - is a master of political deception. He has the world convinced that he is a "moderate" and that he is different than those who preceded him. Unfortunately for the people of Iran and the Middle East, this is not true... Read On 

Analysis: Iran, The myth of moderation

United Press International

The claim that Iran is the "anchor of stability" in the region, as Rouhani proudly stated in New York, reminds me of the propaganda minister of Nazi GermanyJoseph Goebbels, who said "if you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it."... Read On 

EU Shifts Tactics to Bolster Iran Sanctions

Wall Street Journal

The European Union is moving to a new approach in reinforcing its Iran sanctions regime in a bid to prevent legal challenges by companies from undermining the West's efforts to counter Tehran's nuclear program... Read On 

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