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· July, 2008

Below are posts about citizen media in Farsi. Don't miss Global Voices به فارسی, where Global Voices posts are translated into Farsi! Read about our Lingua project to learn more about how Global Voices content is being translated into other languages.

Stories about Farsi from July, 2008

30 July 2008

Iran: Cleric's Protest Walk Ends in Jail

An Iranian cleric named Ali Reza Jahanshahi was arrested about two weeks ago, shortly after beginning a 960 kilometer (590 miles) protest walk from the southern Iranian city, Sirjan to...

22 July 2008

Iranian bloggers react to Israel-Hezbollah deal

While the Iranian government rejoiced at the release of Lebanese prisoners from Israel, bloggers were quick to ask about the fate of Iranians captured in Lebanon, writes Hamid Tehrani, who...

18 July 2008

Iran: Bloggers campaign to save wetlands

The great and diverse Iranian wetland ecosystems could disappear in the near future. To increase public awareness of the problem, several green bloggers launched a campaign, which run from July...

11 July 2008

Iran: Balatarin, a successful citizen media story

Meet Yahyanejad, the founder of the very successful Balatarin site, a community website which users can use to share links to webpages they find interesting, with an emphasis on the...

4 July 2008

Iran: Death Penalty for Blogging?

On Wednesday, Iranian members of parliament voted to discuss a draft bill that seeks to "toughen punishment for disturbing mental security in society." The text of the bill would add,...