Volume: 2 - Issue:  29
19 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 

Happy Nowrouz - Iranian New Year 1393


Happy Nowrouz to all friends, well-wishers and supporters of a democratic Iran. May we all celeberate a free deocratic secular Iran in Tehran's Freedom Square next year.

Our best wishes to you and your family in this coming year.

In the end of the year Iranian fire festival, pictures of Hassan Rouhani are set on fire.


Despite the heavy presence of suppressive forces in various parts of Tehran, people held the Fire Festival on an extensive scale. In all districts of the city there fires were set up and the sound of firecrackers and sonic bombs can be heard from all corners...Read On

Congress nearly unanimous in its dismay over Obama's Iran policy

Washington Post

Significant majorities in the House and Senate do not trust the president when it comes to Iran. That is the major take away from two letters, one signed by 83 senators and one by 395 House members...Read On

US says "hard work" needed to agree with Iran on enrichment


It will be very difficult to overcome differences between Iran and six world powers over Tehran's uranium enrichment programme, though all parties aim to adhere to their 6-month deadline to reach a nuclear deal, a senior U.S. official said on Wednesday...Read On

EDITORIAL: Iran's busy hangmen

Washington Times

The mullahs wear out their rope as a 'service to humanity'- The mullahs in Iran are as enthusiastic as ever in meting "justice" at the end of a rope. International human rights groups are raising protests, but the mullahs vow no mercy, but continued repression, ever harsher..Read On

Supreme Court hears case of Canadian photojournalist tortured in Iran

The Star

Zahra Kazemi, an Iranian-born Canadian photojournalist from Montreal, was taking photographs of protesters outside the notorious Evin prison in Tehran when she was captured, detained, brutally beaten, sexually assaulted and later died of multiple injuries in 2003...Read On

U.S. senators urge Obama to be tough on Iran nuclear program


As talks on a nuclear deal for Iran resumed in Vienna Tuesday, a wide majority of U.S. senators urged President Barack Obama to insist that any final agreement state that Iran "has no inherent right to enrichment under the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty."...Read On

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