Volume: 2 - Issue:  35
4 April 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 

29 U.S. senators call on Obama to deny visa to Hamid Aboutalebi, Iranian regime's new UN envoy


29 U.S. senators call on Obama to deny visa to Hamid Aboutalebi, Iranian regime's new UN envoy..Read On

With the U.N. ambassador nomination, Iran shows its stripes

Washington Post

If you believe that President Obama's Iran policy is correct, then you must assume Iran is a normal state like other states, that its leaders want their country to prosper and that it wants to function as a nation-state in the "international community." ...Read On

When We Asked Jay Carney About Iran's Controversial U.N. Ambassador Choice, Here's What He Said

The Blaze

Iran's choice for an ambassador to the United Nations - a man who reportedly participated in seizing the U.S. Embassy in the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis - will have no impact on the ongoing nuclear negotiations between the United States and Iran, White House press secretary Jay Carney told us..Read On

US voices concern about Iran envoy


As the host government, the United States generally is obliged to issue visas to diplomats who serve at the United Nations, although Harf said there were "certain circumstances" for exceptions...Read On

Video: MEPs condemn Iranian regime, call for protection of Camp Liberty residents


European lawmakers condemned the violation of human rights in Iran and called for increased protection for Iranian opposition members in Camp Liberty in a European Parliament session in Brussels on Thursday...Read On

Will Iran price hikes fuel discontent?


The honeymoon with the new government is over. Iranians are coming back from their New Year holidays to see their utility bills go up, some by 24%. 

Petrol prices are also due to rise, a move that usually prompts discontent and triggers inflation....Read On

British woman Roya Nobakht could be executed in Iran after insulting Islam on Facebook


Concerns are growing for the welfare of Roya Saberi Negad Nobakht, 47, from Stockport, who has been charged with "insulting Islamic sanctities", a crime which can be punishable by death...Read On

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