Volume: 1 - Issue:  514
6 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 

US Congress Considering New Iran Sanctions

Voice Of America

As early as next week the U.S. Congress could approve tough new sanctions on Iran, a move the White House warns may undermine diplomatic efforts to curb the country's controversial nuclear program....Read On

What Really Happened in Geneva? Ask Iran

Baltimore Sun

 If you ask the ayatollahs, the world has at last recognized their "right" to enrich uranium, which can be used to produce nuclear power or, troublingly, nuclear weapons...Read On

U.S. assures Israel that core Iran sanctions still in place


U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry assured Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday that core sanctions against Iran would remain in place despite its interim nuclear deal with world powers...Read On

Maryam Rajavi offers her condolences for passing away of Nelson Mandela


She offered her condolences for the passing away of Nelson Mandela, the deceased leader of South Africa, Noble peace prize winner and the tireless leader of struggle against apartheid...Read On

Iran Arrests 16 in New Crackdown on Internet Freedom


Despite lofty promises of more liberty, the crackdown on Internet freedom continues in Iran. However, this time, the victims aren't websites or encryption services - they're real people...Read On

Analysis Highlighting Loss of U.S. Leverage Fuels Calls for New Congressional Iran Sanctions

The Tower

Pointing to language in the Geneva deal that seems to envision Iran being allowed to continue enriching uranium indefinitely, coupled with language under which constraints on such enrichment would be time-bound, the Washington Post had already worried late last month that "the agreement leaves the United States and its partners at a disadvantage in negotiating the comprehensive settlement." 

The Post's broad concerns were subsequently echoed by former Secretaries of State Henry Kissinger and George Shultz....Read On

State Department hit for leaving Abedini out of Iran deal, as condition worsens

FOX News

The Obama administration faced renewed criticism Thursday for entering nuclear talks with Iran without first demanding the release of U.S. citizens, following reports that imprisoned pastor Saeed Abedini is facing threats on his life from other prisoners...Read On

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