Volume: 2 - Issue:  10
29 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 

Obama vs. America on Iran

Washington Post

Democratic pollster Mark Mellman has just released a poll of 800 registered voters on Iran;

Americans across all demographic and political segments express deep distrust of Iran (83-15%), say any final diplomatic agreement must require that Iran fully dismantle its enrichment capability (83-12%), be approved by Congress (69-25%), and do so before sanctions relief is granted (62-32%)....Read On

Washington Free Beacon

Dean said the United States has not placed enough emphasis on human rights issues in its talks with Iran and has failed to protect and resettle nearly 3,000 members of the Iranian opposition group Mujahideen-e Khalq (MEK) who are living at Camp Liberty in Iraq...Read On

Senator Ted Cruz: Barack Obama Iran remarks 'dangerous'


"With North Korea we relaxed the sanctions in exchange for amorphous promises and the billions that North Korea received in relaxed sanctions, they used to develop nuclear weapons," Cruz told reporters shortly before midnight on Tuesday. "By every indication, Iran is following the same pattern"...Read On

Washington Free Beacon

Lawmakers and experts alike criticized the White House for refusing to release publicly the full text of the deal, which temporary halts some of Iran's nuclear program in exchange for billions of dollars in economic sanctions relief..Read On

Poll: Americans Don't Trust Obama on Iran

Daily Beast

A majority of Americans disapprove of President Obama's handling of the Iran issue and want Congress to have a say in any final agreement with Tehran over its nuclear program, according to a new poll....Read On

UK Parliamentary Committee meets Iranian opposition leader


A cross-Party delegation of MPs and Peers, led by former Commons Speaker Rt. Hon. Baroness Boothroyd and Lord Carlile of Berriew QC CBE met with Mrs Maryam Rajavi, President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran, at the Council's headquarters in Auvers-sur-Oise, north of Paris...Read On

Iran: 74 executions in three weeks


At dawn on Tuesday January 28, a 44-year-old prisoner was hanged in public in Qazvin. State-run media have widely spread the photos of this crime to create an atmosphere of horror...Read On

Iran: Life of political prisoner Mashallah Haeri at risk


Mashallah (Hamid) Haeri, 62, solely because of the presence of his relatives in Ashraf was arrested and sentenced to 15 years in prison in December 2009. His brother, Abdollah Haeri, was wounded in the missile attack on Camp Liberty on February 10, 2013...Read On

German Customs Finds Heroin In Iranian Rugs

Radio Free Europe

German customs agents say they found 45 kilograms of heroin woven into a shipment of Iranian rugs, and a number of people have been arrested in connection with the case...Read On

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