Volume: 2 - Issue:  43
5 May 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 regime claims has briefed IAEA on nuclear bomb detonators


Mr. Mehdi Abrishamchi, the chair of Peace Committee of NCRI said in a press conference in Paris on September 24, 2009 that the detonators, which use conventional explosives and are designed to ignite the uranium payload of a nuclear weapon, are being developed as prototypes at a secret site..Read On

Iranian regime's elite group keeps secret funds in Asia

Kyodo News International

The U.S.-based Baha'i community's spokesperson, Farhad Sabetan, said on May 2 that the excavation has begun and that some 40 trucks are lined up to remove earth...Read On

Iraq continues denying Iranian dissidents free access to medical care, despite last week death  


Mohammad Babaii, a veteran member of the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK), died on April 28, 2014, due to a 3-month stonewalling by the Iraqi agents that obstructed his transfer to the hospital...Read On

Misplaced Optimism Over Iran

The Algemeiner

Critically, we are no closer to answering the questions that have hovered over the nuclear crisis from the beginning: Can Iran's leaders deliver a political solution that satisfies all parties? Are they willing to submit to an inspection regime that will prevent them weaponizing? On both counts, the answer remains negative, which is why all that optimism is better understood as wishful thinking...Read On

Iran bans WhatsApp because of link to 'American Zionist' Mark Zuckerberg  

FOX News

The Iranian regime has banned access to the WhatsApp messaging site, a popular site for many to communicate both inside and outside the country, stating that a Jewish "American Zionist" owns the site...Read On

At least 34 executed in 11 days in Iran

Death Penalty News

The Iranian regime has executed at least 34 prisoners in past 11 days in 7 cities across Iran including many young prisoners in their early 20s. On Thursday, May 1, the International Workers' Day, hanged Mostafa Nazi Chalavi, Amir Rouzdar and Babak Vavani in Bandar Abbas Prison bring...Read On

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