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· June, 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 June, 2012

Iran: Songs of Freedom

United4Iran, a non-profit organization campaigning for human rights in Iran has created an online music compilation designed to revive hope for freedom for Iranians.

Afghanistan: Another Diplomatic Conference, But What About Results?

Following an international ministerial conference in Kabul on the future of Afghanistan after 2014, a popular TV show asked Afghan Facebook users to express their opinions and share expectations of...

Iran: Is LGBT an Online Reality?

Homosexuality, which is banned in Iran, is punishable by prison or death. Fred Petrossian speaks to a researcher who led a team which studied how Iranian LGBT communities use internet...

Afghanistan's First Computer-Animated Movie

Leaving the three decades of war and destruction behind, Afghans make use of modern technology and media to rebuild the country and raise new generations with a brighter vision for...

Iran: Jailed lawyer plays with her son

Iran: #RememberIran in election anniversary

Iran: 1970s Pop Musician Toofan Ataee Dies in Los Angeles

Toofan, sometimes known as 2Fun, the Los Angeles-based Iranian singer of the 1970s, died on Tuesday. Iranians have expressed their sorrow on social networks.

Jailed Iranian Blogger Begins Dry Hunger Strike

The painful story of Iranian bloggers has a new face these days: Hossein Ronaghi Maleki, a jailed blogger who is serving a 15-year sentence in prison. Hossein has been on...

Afghanistan: Girls Poisoned for Attending School

Although a ban on education for girls and women in Afghanistan was lifted after the fall of the Taliban in 2001, female students continue being targeted by fundamentalists for attending...

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