Volume: 2 - Issue:  39
23 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 

Iranian prisoners forced to run gauntlet of armed guards

Gaurdian

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

Maryam Rajavi urges youth to support political prisoners and protest movement of families

NCRI

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

Iran: Head of regime's Prisons Organization removed

NCRI

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

Iran: Pastor among prisoners injured during raid on Evin prison

NCRI

A Christian in Ward 350 of Tehran's notorious Evin Prison was among prisoners transferred to hospital on Sunday April 20 after a beating by members of the Iranian regime Revolutionary Guards (IRGC). Pastor Farshid Fathi's cellmates confirmed the beating by IRGC...Read On

Bahrain sentences 12 people for life for spying, Iran links

Reuters

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

UN Committee Takes No Action on Iran Envoy Dispute  

ABC

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

Iran president under fire over wife's 'lavish' party

Reuters

Held in a palace of the deposed Mohammad Reza Shah in wealthy northern Tehran, the all-female dinner was held to mark Women's Day on Saturday which coincides with the birthday of the Prophet Mohammad's daughter Fatima, a paragon of Muslim virtue...Read On

Closer, but still no deal on Iran

Washington Post

As the Iran nuclear talks reach roughly the halfway point in the six-month timetable for negotiating a comprehensive agreement, both sides report slow, steady progress in closing gaps - but no deal yet...Read On

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