Volume: 2 - Issue:  25
7 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 

Women leading the fight against Islamist extremism

Washington Examiner

Last week in Paris, a group of prominent women gathered to draw attention to the plight of women in Iran and under other Islamic extremist governments. The conference theme, "Women Leading the Fight Against Islamic Fundamentalism," ...Read On

Iran denies medical care to political prisoners


"Iranian authorities deny prisoners access to medical care on purpose," Karim Lahidji, president of the Paris-based FIDH, said in a statement.

"They punish prisoners of conscience twice: first by arbitrarily arresting and imprisoning them, then by creating unbearable conditions of detention, including deprivation from medical treatment for sick prisoners, that aggravates further their bad health and physical conditions."...Read On

World should thank Iran for high execution rate, says Tehran official

FOX News

The Islamic republic's execution rate, which has soared to ghastly heights since self-described moderate Hassan Rouhani became president last year, should be viewed as a "positive marker of Iranian achievement," according to the head of Iran's Judiciary Human Rights Council...Read On

Maliki's agents block food supplies and access to medical care to Iranian dissidents in Camp Liberty


The Iraqi Government of Nouri al-Maliki is intensifying pressure and blockades on the Iranian opposition members in Camp Liberty...Read On

Iran's Secret Weapons

Wall Street Journal

In a Red Sea raid Wednesday, Israeli naval commandos intercepted a shipment of rockets that had been loaded on a freighter in the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas and were destined for Gaza. The seizure of the ship is a reminder that the aims and methods of Iranian foreign policy remain unchanged despite the alleged moderation of President Hasan Rouhani...Read On

Holocaust Denial: A case study of the Mullahs' hardliner-moderate game

Agusta Free Press

All the signs of perceived moderation in Rouhani's administration would be meaningless without the background of Ahmadinejad's legacy...Read On

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