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· July, 2005

Stories about Iran from July, 2005

Iran: not quite the caricature it is presented as

Brooding Persian, distressed by the execution of two young men for being homosexual, tries to explain that Iran isn't as simple and as caricatured as it sometimes seems.

Iran: Martyrs Wanted

Iran Hopes 2005 is reporting that a hard-line magazine in Iran has published an advertisement seeking volunteer suicide bombers.

Iran: Ganji's Letter From Prison

Webgardian has summarized imprisoned journalist Akbar Ganji's most recent letter from jail.

Iran: Supporters of Akbar Ganji arrested including bloggers

From the Committee to Protect Bloggers: Some of the young people who had gone to Milad Hospital (on 25 July) following a call by bloggers to show support for Akbar...

Iran: More on Ganji

Iran Scan posts a reponse to Hoder's post about imprisioned Iranian journalist Akbar Ganji.

Iran: Ganji's Wife Says Hopsital Worse Than Prison

The wife of imprisioned Iranian journlaist Akbar Ganji has said that her husband's situation is worse in the hospital than it is in prison. Gangji has been on a hunger...

Iran: Torture in Jails

Iranian Truth is surprised that the Tehran Justice Administration has admitted that they torture prisoners in jail.

Iran: Hero or loser

Hoder has his own take on Akbar Ganji, both as a man and as a symbol.

Iran: Persian Coverage of Akbar Ganji

webgardian has been following the Akbar Ganji story and what Iranian bloggers have to say about him closely.

Iran: Between David Copperfield and Harry Potter

Webgardian is astonished to hear that Iran is missing $2 billion in oil revenues… not a good sign for a country that relies on oil as a driver of its...

Iran: The Iranian young; grown up in tyranny, treated with cruelty!

Mr.Behi passes along the news of two young men who were hung for the crime of being homosexual. One of the victims was under the age of 18.

Iran Scan – The democratic future of Iran

Iran Scan is reporting that hunger striker Akbar Ganji has been transferred from prison to a hospital.

Iran: One Dilemma Too Many

Free Thoughts on Iran looks forward to what a Ahmedinejad presidency might bring and is not encouraged.

Iran Scan – The democratic future of Iran

Iran Scan has the text of the latest letter that imprisioned journalist Akbar Ganji has managed to smuggle out of jail. Ganji is, at this point, well into the second...

Iran Scan – The democratic future of Iran

Iran Scan issues a call to action to try to get the word out about imprisoned journalist Akbar Ganji.

Another Irani Online

Unfortunately, the blog Another Irani Online has been forced to temporarily shut down the comments because of repeated and continual abuse by a commentor. Hopefully the comments will come back...

Brush Up Your Shakespeare

Brush up your Shakespeare: Brooding Persian offers his condolences to Londonders by quoting King Lear: “Wipe thine eyes; The good years shall devour them, flesh and fell, Ere they make...

A Daily Briefing on Iran

Regime Change Iran has been informed that there is a massive demostration in Tehran going in support of imprisoned dissident Akbar Ganji, who is on a 31-day hunger strike.

Iran Hopes 2005

Iran Hopes notes that July 9th is the anniversary of a historic student movement in Iranian history: “On this day in 1999, the first, but certainly not the last, popular...

“Mr. Behi” podcasts from Iran

The Iranian blogger who calls himself “Mr. Behi” and blogs at The Adventures of Mr. Behi, is now podcasting. In his inaugural show, he gives his personal perspective about the...

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