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· June, 2005

Stories about Iran from June, 2005

Thursday Global Blog Roundup

We’re always looking for new ideas and good stories to write about. If you have a story or a blog post that you think would be a good fit for...

Tuesday Global Blog Roundup

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Monday Global Blog Roundup

The Middle East A Free Iraqi does an interesting Q&A with his readers. Crossroads Arabia points to a news story that says that 2,500 scholarships are available for Saudis who...

Iranian Election Reaction

Here's a quick roundup of Iranian blog reaction to the fundamentalist victory in Friday's Iranian Presidential election: Hoder notes that Rafsanjani “was beaten by the outcome of his policies.” In...

Friday Global Blog Roundup

South Asia United We Blog! puts out the call for more Nepalase bloggers. In furtherance of this goal, Uzz of UWB has translated WordPress into Nepali, and that tool will...

Thursday World Blog Roundup

Africa: As Zimbabwe's government crackdown called “Operation Restore Order” evokes an international outcry, Sokwanele describes what it's like to “have stared into the face of evil.” The Zimbabwean Pundit calls...

Wednesday World Blog Roundup

Central Asia & the Caucuses: The Farsi blog Shared Pains (winner of the 2005 RSF Freedom Blog award) has a post in English on freedom of expression in Afghanistan (hat-tip...

How Iran filters the Internet

Microsoft is not the only U.S. company whose technology is assisting in blocking free speech, and China isn't the only country where it happens. The OpenNet Initiative and Berkman Center...

Tuesday Global Blog Roundup

The Middle East Mahmood of Mahmood's Den announces that he's not only going to take Reporters Without Borders’ guidelines for a free internet and translate them into Arabic, he's going...

Monday Global Blog Roundup

East Asia New Mongols, under the guise of a complaint about a Chinese museum of Mongolian culture, takes a close look at patriarchal Chinese attitudes towards Mongolia. An in-store McDonald’s...

Question to Iranian bloggers: What are the Persian blogs saying?

Global Voices invites a Persian-speaking blogger to help inform the world about what the Persian blogs are saying about Iran's election. Unfortunately we do not have a person on our...

Iran: bloggers mull election results

With election authorities now ordering a partial recount and a run-off between Rafsanjani and the conservative Ahmadinejad scheduled for this coming Friday, bloggers continue to chew over the results and...

Petitions for jailed Iranian bloggers

The Committe to Protect Bloggers has an online petition calling for charges to be dropped against jailed Iranian blogger Omid Sheikhan. Click through to the links with more information on...

Iran election: bloggers disappointed

NOTE: this post will be updated as more reaction comes in. The news is now out, Rafsanjani and Ahmadinejad are the two top vote-getters and will contest in a run-off....

Friday Global Blog Roundup

The Middle East Regime Change Iran has a story about the difficulties that US-based Iranians have in voting. Mr. Behi has running coverage of election day. Highlights: “This [extension of...

Thursday World Blog Roundup

We’re always looking for new ideas and good stories to write about. If you have a story or a blog post that you think would be a good fit for...

Talking to Mr. Behi in Iran

On the eve of Iran's Presidential elections, I tracked down Mr. Behi in Teheran. (For consolidated blog coverage of the elections from within Iran – including election coverage from Hoder...

Wednesday Global Blog Roundup

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Tuesday Global Blogs Roundup

The Middle East Hoder reports that the mood at the headquarters of Iranian presidential candidate Moin is quite upbeat in the wake of recently-released polls. He also asks that his...

Monday Global Blogs Roundup

We’re always looking for new ideas and good stories to write about. If you have a story or a blog post that you think would be a good fit for...

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