Volume: 1 - Issue:  511
28 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 

Iran nuclear deal in context of 22 years of conflict with Iranian resistance on the issue

NCRI Editorial

The November 24 agreement between the Iranian regime and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council, plus Germany, is an important turning point in the status of the clerical regime, its impact on the Iranian people, and its relationship with the international community... Read On 

Final Iran deal needs to balance out the concessions

Washington Post Editorial

What the White House didn't report is that the text of the accord makes several major concessions to Tehran on the terms of a planned second-stage agreement... Read On 

Three women treated after hunger strike at US embassy

Evening Standard

They are among six Londoners who have refused food for three months in a protest outside the US embassy against the treatment of an Iranian opposition group in Iraq.... Read On 

Iran & the longest-held US hostage

New York Post

Levinson's captivity passes that of Terry Anderson, who was held for 2,454 days in the late '80s, also by agents of Iran. The milestone serves as a useful reminder of the nature of the regime America is dealing with..Read On

Iran Nuclear Deal Raises Fears of Proliferation

Wall Street Journal

The Obama administration is hailing the accord with Iran as a victory in its campaign to stop the spread of nuclear weapons, but the deal is already feeding concerns of Arab governments and some proliferation experts that it could have the opposite effect. 

They worry it could instead fuel the spread of dangerous technologies across the Middle East and Asia... Read On 

Maryam Rajavi: Iranian prisoners protest against execution demonstrates will for overthrow of regime


She praised the hunger strike by some 3,000 prisoners in Ghezel Hessar prison in protest against the execution of their fellow inmates and described their perseverance as a praise-worthy example of the spread of the spirit of resistance and dissent against the anti-human regime of mullahs... Read On 

150 Arab judges demand release of seven Camp Ashraf hostages in Iraq


Judges from across the Arab world have called for the US and United Nations to act urgently to ensure the release of the seven Iranian dissidents taken hostage during the Camp Ashraf massacre... Read On 

US: Tough sanctions on Iran remain despite deal

Washington Post

The Obama administration said on Friday that it was maintaining tough oil-related sanctions against Iran even though the U.S. and five other world powers have signed an initial deal with Tehran.. Read On 

Maintaining a hard line on mullahs - the only option to guarantee Tehran does not get the bomb


It should be obvious by now that Iran's politicians are masters of duplicity. When Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was chief nuclear negotiator, he boasted of his nation's ability to "proceed in both directions at once" on the nuclear issue. As should be obvious in retrospect, the government pretended to cooperate with Western powers, but then merely dropped a new veil of secrecy over its old operations and went on as before... Read On 

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