Volume: 1 - Issue:  507
20 November 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 


Amnesty International

The seven Iranian exiles abducted on 1 September are now known to be held by the Iraqi security forces at an unofficial detention facility in central Baghdad. They are at risk of torture and other ill-treatment and could be forcibly returned to Iran... Read On 

Senior University lecturer's hunger strike to save Iranian hostages 

getWest London

Sia Rajabi, who teaches IT at the University of Westminster, has been protesting with five other Iranians outside the US Embassy in Grosvenor Square, Westminster, since September 1st.. Read On 

UNHCR urges states to relocate former residents of Camp Ashraf 

UNHCR Statement

UNHCR and the United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq (UNAMI) also call upon the Government of Iraq to take all possible measures to ensure the safety of the residents.... Read On 

Iraq: More Camp Liberty Iranians join hunger strike for Ashraf Seven 


More Iranian dissidents in Camp Liberty have joined a hunger strike to demand the release of seven Camp Ashraf residents taken hostage by Iraqi forces... Read On 

Iranians in Sweden and Italy join hunger strike for Camp Ashraf Seven 


Protesters in Geneva, London, Berlin, Ottawa and Melbourne have all refused to eat, with many becoming very weak and losing more than 20 per cent of their weight... Read On 

World Powers Renew Push on Iranian Nuclear Program 

New York Times

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who has the final say on policy matters in Iran, assured an audience of thousands of members of the hard-line Basij paramilitary organization that the negotiators would not compromise..Read On 

Iran calls Israel 'rabid dog' amid nuclear talks 

USA Today

Talks to rein in Iran's nuclear program resumed Wednesday in Geneva with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani saying he seeks a "win-win" for his nation and Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei calling Israel the "rabid dog" of the Middle East... Read On 

Lindsey Graham slams easing Iran sanctions 


"A bad deal will lead to war and a bad deal is allowing the Iranians the capability to produce a nuclear weapon."... Read On 

Iran embassy bombing may be linked to Syrian war 


Iraq is a fractured country, victimized by almost daily bombings, its government increasingly aligned with Iran's despotic regime. Who is most to blame?... Read On 

Afghan refugees in Iran face abuse, says HRW 


IHuman Rights Watch (HRW) has accused Iran of violating its legal obligations towards refugees from Afghanistan and failing to protect them from abuse... Read On 

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