Volume: 2 - Issue:  40
25 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 

Mayor Giuliani; "Iran leader has 'no respect' for US administration"

FOX News

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Iran gains prominence at UN despite human rights record

FOX News

"It is a black day for human rights," said Hillel Neuer with UN Watch, a U.N. watchdog based in Geneva. Neuer called Iran's appointments ludicrous. "Last Thursday the Iranian regime beat up and broke the bones of some 30 dissidents in the notorious Evin prison," he said...Read On

Iran Wins Top Spots on U.N. Human Rights Committees

Washington Free Beacon

Iran-which leads the world in executions and recently ordered the hanging a 26-year-old rape victim-was voted late Wednesday into a coveted spot on the U.N. Economic and Social Council's Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)....Read On

Iran: Maryam Rajavi calls for international probe, inspection of prisons by ICRC  


Mrs. Rajavi called on the U.S. government, the European Union and its member states, the Security Council, the Secretary-General, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, the Special Rapporteur on Iran, and all international organizations that defend human rights to decisively condemn the brutal raid by the revolutionary guards and intelligence agents on the political prisoners in Evin Prison...Read On

Iran Displays Its New S-300 Equivalent Missile

Arutz Sheva

The missile is an Iranian version of the Russian S-300 missile. After a 2007 Russian deal to supply Iran with the advanced missiles was shot down by Western opposition, Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei decided to develop a domestic alternative...Read On

Iranian regime approves death sentence for 4 Kurdish political prisoners  


Mohammad Abdulahi, Mostafa Salimi, Ali Afshari and Habib Afshari have been sentenced to death for their alleged link to Kurdish groups opposing the regime...Read On

Iran to increase gasoline prices, testing patience of public awaiting economic recovery

Washington Post

Although Iranians have traditionally adjusted quickly to higher costs without noticeably changing their consumption habits, a new increase will test the patience of a public that has been waiting nearly a year for an economic recovery that President Hassan Rouhani promised when he was elected in June...Read On

Organization of Iranian-American Communities (OIAC) Condemns Iran's Brutal Attack on Political Prisoners  


This incident is the latest example of Iran's perpetual war on human rights undertaken with the specific intent to terrorize/intimidate the public and the imprisoned political dissidents...Read On

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