Volume: 2 - Issue:  38
14 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 

US Says Iran's Pick for U.N. Envoy Won't Get a Visa

New York Times

The Obama administration on Friday said it would bar an Iranian diplomat nominated as United Nations ambassador from entering the country, in a rebuke to Iran at a time when the United States is engaged in delicate negotiations with Tehran over its nuclear program...Read On

Maryam Rajavi calls on West to make contingent their relations with the mullahs' regime to the issue of human rights


Iran will never slow down its nuclear research programme, the Islamic Republic's clerical supreme leader said on Wednesday as negotiators from Tehran and six world powers struggled to narrow "significant gaps" blocking the way to a long-term deal...Read On

Iran to Challenge U.S. on Visa Denial for Envoy Pick  


Tehran plans to challenge the U.S. decision to deny a visa to diplomat Hamid Aboutalebi over his involvement in the 1979 hostage-taking of Americans. A Foreign Ministry official said...Read On

White House: No visa for Iran's UN ambassador pick

FOX News

Brussels- On Wednesday 9 April, a high level conference on Iran was held in the European Parliament. The meeting moderated by Struan Stevenson, chair of the Friends of a Free Iran inter-group, included speeches by Maryam Rajavi, President-elect of the NCRI... Read On

To save money, Iran ends popular cash payout program

Washington Post

In a bid to cut spending, the Iranian government has ended a massive cash assistance program and launched a celebrity-driven campaign to convince millions of Iranians that they do not need the help...Read On

Iran's Leaders Still Touting Nuclear Progress

Wall Street Journal

Leaders Show No Signs of Preparing Public for Concessions to West...Read On

UN Expert Urges Iran to Halt Woman's Execution

ABC News

A United Nations human rights investigator is urging Iran to stop the planned execution of a woman said to be the victim of a sexual assault over concerns that she didn't receive a fair trial...Read On

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