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· February, 2012

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 February, 2012

Iran: A blogger and journalist was released

Marzieh Rasouli, an Iranian blogger and journalist who was arrested 6 weeks ago, got free on bail.Marzieh writes stories and narrations of her daily life in ‘3 Rouz Pish‘ [fa]....

Iranian News Agency “Improves” Oscar Speech by Asghar Farhadi

Iranians are overjoyed with the news that Asghar Farhadi's film “A Separation” was awarded an Oscar for best foreign language film. Farhadi's acceptance speech attracted even more attention after Fars...

Iran: Letter from Jailed Blogger Details “Blue Sky of Pain”

Dr. Mehdi Khazali, a jailed Iranian blogger and publisher, wrote a letter this month from prison describing a “blue sky of pain” of his first-hand experience with the injustice of...

Iran: Blogger suffered heart attack

Iranian imprisoned blogger Mehdi Khazali has suffered a heart attack after six weeks of hunger strike, due to opposition sources [fa]. His family has shown serious concerns on Mr. Khazali's...

Iran: Execution waits for web developer

The Iranian-Canadian web developer, Saeed Malekpour, is going to be executed ‘at any moment’, a blog updates by his family and supporters reports. Mr. Malekpour is accused of running pornography...

Iran: ‘Internet is an unwanted guest’

A member of Iranian council of internet filtering says [fa]: Internet is an unwanted guest in our country. Mohammad Reza Aghamiri adds: Due to the problems of this guest, we should...

Iran: Internet Blackout Ahead of Protest Day

Internet and email services in Iran have become partially inaccessible in recent days with no explanation from the government. Bloggers suspect it has to do with opposition movement protests scheduled...

Iran: MP blames internet filtering as ‘annoying’

Iranian lawmaker, Ahmad Tavakoli blames [fa] increased Internet censorship in Iran as ‘annoying for people’. He adds it ‘would cost heavy for the establishment’. He believes severe filtering would encourage...

Iran: Leader's website blocked in Saudi Arabia

Iranian sources say [fa] that Saudi Arabia has blocked Iran Leader's site Khamenei.ir. This sources says this website is blocked because of Ayatollah Khamanei's remarks on “Islamic Arab Spring”. Iranian...

Iran: “Using Twitter and Facebook for supreme goal”

Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance says [fa]: “As long as global powers are using Facebook and Twitter for their purposes, people of the region should use them to...

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