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· August, 2009

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 August, 2009

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Iran: Testimonies of torture and rape

22 August 2009

The Iranian authorities have been accused by UN experts and the opposition of torturing protesters of the June 12 presidential election results. Iranian civil society activists have been using citizen media to highlight testimonies about the Iranian tragedy.

Iran: Twitter and Facebook in Trial

9 August 2009

Yesterday, Iranian authorities held the second round the of mass trial of protestors and reformist politicians. Defendants in this round included a 24 year-old French woman, Clotilde Reiss, who was accused of spying. Almost all the defendants were accused of inciting riots and undermining national security. The Iranian judiciary went on to...

Iran: Iranian Republic a new slogan

2 August 2009

Shabkhoon writes [fa]that “Independence, Freedom and Iranian Republic” is the most beautiful slogan that we hear in the protest demonstrations in Iran. They [authroities] can not take this slogan back by killing and torturing us.”

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