Volume: 2 - Issue:  57
6 June 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 Killing More than Two People Per Day

Washington Free Beacon

Executions in Iran continue to soar to record-breaking levels in 2014, as more than two people are being killed every day and some 320 executions have taken place in the first five months of 2014 alone, according to human rights observers...Read On

Outraged UN rights experts call for end to death penalty in Iran

United Nations News Centre

According to Iranian officials, Gholamreza Khosravi Savadjani was sentenced to death for "Moharabeh" (enmity against God) for allegedly sharing information and possibly providing financial assistance to a London-based TV station supposed to be affiliated with the Mujadiheen-e Khalq (MKO) organization...Read On

Obama was Bluffing on Iran

American Thinker

President Obama's West Point foreign policy speech has given Israel both good and bad news. The good news for Israel is that the president has given up on the idea of achieving a so called "peace" deal between the Israelis and the Palestinians during his presidency, but the bad news is that Obama has no intention of ever attacking the Iranian nuclear program militarily...Read On

Iran's Plan to Destabilize Egypt

Gatestone Institute

According to the Jordan-based media outlet Al-Bawaba, Iran is determined to put an end to Al-Sisi's rule by training the Libya-based Islamist group known as the Free Egyptian Army [FEA]...Read On

IRAN'S COORDINATED EVASION OF SANCTIONS

Iran News Update

There are ways of working around it if a nation is denied access to the international reserve currency, and if one has willing partners in the deception of Western powers. Iran quickly came to understand this, and turn the situation to its advantage....Read On

Israel says Iran giving 'false explanations' to U.N. nuclear inquiry 

Reuters  

Israel has condemned as unacceptably slow Iran's cooperation with a U.N. watchdog inquiry into suspected nuclear bomb research and accused Tehran of providing "false" explanations for its disputed activities...Read On

U.S. Companies Quietly Bump Up Trade With Iran

Bloomberg

In Europe, complaints about curbs on trade with Iran are growing louder as officials point out that the U.S., the author and enforcer of tough sanctions, is itself doing more business with the Islamic Republic...Read On

For the Bahá'ís imprisoned in Iran, freedom and human rights seem remote

New Statesman

Seven Bahá'ís - members of Iran's largest non-Muslim religious minority, persecuted by the government for decades - have now spent six years in prison for practising their religion...Read On

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