Volume: 1 - Issue:  513
4 December 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 

European Parliament: Conference on Iran in solidarity with the Iranian democratic opposition


In a major conference held at the European Parliament on Wednesday, December 4, human rights violations in Iran, the Geneva nuclear agreement, and the massacre and hostage-taking in Camp Ashraf were debated in the presence of a large number of MEPs from various political groups and with the participation of Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, President-elect of the NCRI ...Read On

Six Reasons to Worry About the Iranian Nuclear Deal


The interim nuclear agreement between the Great Powers (such as they are) and Iran is creating a lot of anxiety for people who support the deal, because not much proof has been offered to suggest that it will actually work. And by "not much proof," I mean, "no proof."...Read On

From businessman to 'spy': a Canadian-Iranian man's ordeal in Tehran's Evin Prison

Amnesty International

One of the more dangerous fairy stories of our time, popular with politicians and journalists, is that Iran's new president, Dr Hassan Rouhani, is somehow a "reforming moderate" we can do business with...Read On

Maryam Rajavi Attends Belgian Senate Session

Sacramento Bee

In a meeting in the Belgian Senate on Tuesday, December 3rd, Belgian lawmakers from various political groups urged the Belgian government to take action on the European Union level to impel the Iraqi government to immediately release the seven resistance members taken hostage and provide security in Camp Liberty, where some 3,000 Iranian dissidents reside in Iraq....Read On

Iran deal validates nuclear blackmail and hurts Israeli-Palestinian peace process

Christian Science Monitor

The six-month deal with Iran gives the regime in Tehran exactly what it wants, thanks to nuclear blackmail, and reflects a blurred distinction between allies and foes in the region. Moreover, now the US has little moral authority to pressure Israel on an agreement with the Palestinians...Read On

How America's Nuclear Deal Sold Out Iran's Liberals

The Daily Beast

By ignoring the issue of human rights during nuclear negotiations, the U.S. is giving the regime a free hand to continue its brutal repression of dissidents...Read On

U.S. pastor jailed in Iran gets knife threats


American pastor Saeed Abedini, jailed by the rogue regime in Iran for his Christian work, has been threatened at knifepoint even as his physical condition has worsened, according to reports...Read On

Two important thumbs down for the Iran interim deal

Washington Post

President Obama and his clueless foreign policy crew apparently banked on Israel, the Sunni Arab states, the American people and the foreign policy establishment not realizing he was on the verge of giving Iran's illegal enrichment program the good housekeeping seal of approval...Read On

If an ayatollah tweets in Iran, who hears it?

The Verge

As Iran's leadership embraces Facebook and Twitter, its citizens remain blockaded behind firewalls and filters...Read On

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