Volume: 2 - Issue:  45
9 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 

U.N. nuclear agency seeks detonator clarification from Iran: sources  


The U.N. nuclear watchdog has received an explanation from Iran about the development of detonators that can help set off an atomic explosive device, and has asked for further clarification, diplomatic sources said on Friday...Read On

Team Obama keeps miscalculating Iran -- "change" under Rouhani is a mirage

FOX News

An Iranian elite group is suspected of keeping secret funds in various parts of the world including South Korea and Malaysia, dodging internationally coordinated economic sanctions, people familiar with the matter said Sunday...Read On

Can a nuclear Iran and war be stopped?

Washington Post

There is no chance that Iran will agree to dismantle its program, send out its nuclear materials and come into full compliance with United Nations resolutions...Read On

Human rights highlighted as Parliament advocates for Iranian prisoners

Toronto SUN

OTTAWA - Liberal MP Irwin Cotler said human rights in Iran cannot be overshadowed by nuclear negotiations with the country. Thursday marked the beginning of what is now the third annual Iran Accountability Week...Read On

Maryam Rajavi: West must not tolerate torture, executions and abuses in Iran


Maryam Rajavi told a conference at the French National Assembly in Paris: "The situation of human rights in Iran is critical. Since the election of Hassan Rouhani, more than 700 have been executed...Read On

Layers of Internet Censorship in Iran  

Shaheed - UN Special Rapporteur

In Iran, Internet access to material deemed offensive or subversive is legally restricted, and where media entities and journalists, bloggers, and other netizens are often prosecuted for publishing or managing online content viewed as "propagating against" the Government....Read On

Iran: Senior IRGC commander: 130,000 trained Basij forces waiting to enter Syria


Major General Hossein Hamedani, said: "Today, 130,000 trained Basij forces are waiting to enter Syria. Today we fight in Syria for interests such as the Islamic Revolution. Our defense in Syria is to the extent of the Sacred Defense (term used by the regime officials to refer to the Iran-Iraq war of 1980's)."..Read On

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