Volume: 2 - Issue:  48
16 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 

Iran Pays Afghans to Fight for Assad  

Wall Street Journal

Iran has been recruiting thousands of Afghan refugees to fight in Syria, offering $500 a month and Iranian residency to help the Assad regime beat back rebel forces, according to Afghans and Western officials...Read On

Video: Maryam Rajavi speaks at Canadian Parliament Iran Human Rights hearing


n the hearing session in Canadian Parliament, Maryam Rajavi called on the Canadian Government to raise the issue of the violation of Iranian refugees' rights at Camp Liberty in the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly...Read On

Setting up a rotten Iran deal

ٍWashington Post

You can hear the wheels clunking into place in Vienna and in Foggy Bottom. There is plenty of evidence that the fix is in to silence critics and sell a rotten deal with Iran or simply negotiate ad infinitum...Read On

U.S. concerned at lack of headway in Iran nuclear talks


Iran and six world powers are making little progress in arduous talks on ending their dispute over Tehran's nuclear program, a senior U.S. official said on Friday, fanning doubt about the prospects for a breakthrough by a self-imposed July deadline...Read On

Iran must investigate 'Black Thursday' brutality at Evin Prison

Amnesty International

Political prisoners and prisoners of conscience at Section 350 of Iran's Evin prison were subjected to assault, beatings and other ill-treatment, with some of those injured denied access to adequate medical care, according to a new briefing published by Amnesty International about the events of 17 April, which has become known as "Black Thursday" by local activists...Read On

Argentine court strikes down 'truth commission' deal with Iran


An Argentine Federal court on Thursday struck down an agreement between the South American country andIran to jointly investigate the deadly 1994 bombing of a Buenos Aires Jewish community center that local courts blamed on Tehran...Read On

Hillary Clinton Celebrates the Iran Sanctions That Her State Department Tried to Stop  

Daily Beast

Hillary Clinton is now claiming to be the architect of crippling sanctions on the Iranian economy. But during her tenure as Secretary of State, her department repeatedly opposed or tried to water down an array of measures that were pushed into law by Democrats and Republicans in Congress...Read On

Iran remains the 'biggest threat to global peace,' Baird says

Globe and Mail

Iran remains the "biggest threat to global peace" as it "oppresses with terror at home and sponsors it abroad," Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird said Wednesday...Read On

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