Volume: 2 - Issue:  6
20 January 2014
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 

FOX News

Even as Iran halts its most sensitive uranium enrichment work, details of the agreement between six world powers and Tehran remain undisclosed, according to a leading Middle East expert...Read On

Iran reminds us: Obama's deal is a fraud

Washington Post

In an interview with Iranian television, Iran's top nuclear negotiator says Tehran can resume enriching uranium to 20 percent levels within one day if it so desires. Iran's top nuclear negotiator, Abbas Araghchi, said this week that if Iran decides to resume enriching uranium to levels prohibited by the new nuclear deal, it could begin to do so in one day's time...Read On

U.S. Tells U.N. to Withdraw Iran Invitation to Syria Talks

New York Times

The United Nations secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, on Sunday extended an invitation to Iran, surprising American officials. The invitation also angered the Syrian opposition and Saudi Arabia..Read On

Mayors across France support Mrs Rajavi's demands for the release of the seven Camp Ashraf residents 


14,000 French mayors have backed calls by Mrs Maryam Rajavi, the President elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran, for the international community to force the Iranian regime halt executions in Iran, and to take immediate measures to protect the residents of Camp Liberty in Iraq..Read On

Iran hangs 40 people in two weeks amid surge in executions

Amnesty International

Iran has carried out a total of 40 executions since the beginning of 2014, with at least 33 carried out in the past week alone. 
"The spike in the number of executions carried out so far this month in Iran is alarming. The Iranian authorities' attempts to change their international image are meaningless if at the same time executions continue to increase", said Amnesty International ..Read On

Over Two Million Iraqis Condemn Tehran's Meddling in Iraq


The Iraq National Tribes Council, in coordination with a variety of national organizations, is campaigning to petition the Iraqi government to redress the humanitarian crisis facing Iranian exiles in Baghdad's Camp Liberty. The petition condemns the criminal attacks that government forces have launched against the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/Mek), which is temporarily housed in Camp Liberty. It also calls for UN forces to be stationed in the camp as a guarantee of the residents' safety...Read On

Iranians worldwide protest call to free seven Camp Asharf hostages


Iranians continue their months long campaign calling for protection of Iranian political refugees in Iraq and freedom of seven Camp Ashraf residents taken hostage by Iraqi forces...Read On

How Iran, Putin and Assad Outwitted America

Daily Beast

Historians will look back at the present moment with astonishment that Iran so skillfully outwitted the West. They will note the breathtaking naiveté of American and European officials who let a brutal theocracy undermine Western interests throughout the Middle East...Read On

Too many chances for abuse in Iran deal


the really hard part begins. If the six-month deal does not lead in the end to the kind of agreement that will finally end the years of intense international concern over Iran's nuclear efforts, it will have been worse than useless. Yet there are very good reasons to doubt that it will....Read On

Syrian opposition reportedly blasts UN's Iran invitation to Switzerland talks

FOX News

"The Syrian Coalition announces that they will withdraw their attendance in Geneva 2 unless Ban Ki-moon retracts Iran's invitation," National Coalition spokesman Louay Safi said...Read On 

U.S. begins Iran sanctions relief, sees tough talks ahead


It has tested ties with top ally Israel and prompted both fellow Democrats and opposition Republicans in Congress to pursue legislation that would increase sanctions against the longtime U.S. foe. Obama has vowed to veto such action...Read On

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