Volume: 2 - Issue:  23
3 March 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 

Iran - public hanging in Karaj sparks public anger


Public hanging of a young prisoners in city of Karaj moments after being beaten by hangmen for demanding to see his mother, has created much anger in the public that the Iranian regime's officials are worried about its widespread backlash...Read On

Little change in Iran despite promise of 'transformation'


Many Iranians are frustrated with President Rouhani as they grapple with sociocultural restrictions, unemployment and downward social mobility...Read On

IAEA: Iran cutting sensitive nuclear stocks, much work remains


Iran is reducing its most proliferation-prone nuclear stockpile as required by its landmark deal with world powers but much work remains to be done to resolve all concerns about Tehran's activities, the U.N. atomic watchdog chief said on Monday...Read On

Paris conference on International Women Day


Women activists from around the globe joined with prominent women politicians and dignitaries from Europe and the US to reject the notion that Iran's new President, Hassan Rouhani, is a moderate or has any moderate agenda. They pointed out that is especially valid when it comes to issue of women and women's rights...Read On

State Dept.: Iran Still Abusing Human Rights Under Rouhani


State's Acting Assistant Secretary for Human Rights Uzra Zeya said that even with a new president, Hassan Rouhani, seen as a relative moderate, the human rights situation remains poor.

"We've seen little meaningful improvement in human rights in Iran under the new government," Zeya told a room full of reporters in the State Department's briefing room...Read On

Iran may extend nuclear talks for another six months


Iran may extend nuclear talks with P5+1 for another six months, Iranian envoy to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Reza Najafi said, the country's ISNA news agency reported on March 3...Read On

Obama assures Netanyahu of commitment to preventing nuclear-armed Iran


President Barack Obama assured Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday that Washington remains committed to preventing Iran from developing nuclear weapons and also called on Israel and the Palestinians to compromise to reach a U.S.-brokered peace framework...Read On

International Women's Day conf. at Iranian opposition HQ in Paris


Conference praised the role of Maryam Rajavi in revealing the anti-Islamic nature of the regime ruling Iran and the misogyny and fundamentalism under the name of Islam...Read On

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