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· August, 2005

Stories about Iran from August, 2005

Iranian bloggers celebrate their fourth Birthday

I would like to share with you some important issues about our blogging history. Of course it is a personal way to look to Iranian blogistory: 1- Genesis: On 7...

Iran: Regional Civil Society Forum banned by Iranian government

The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information reports that a regional civil society forum in Iran, grouping 40 Iranian and international delegates to talk about the Internet and information society...

Iran: Woman Rights

Secular Canuck-Iranic is wondering if Ayatollah Khamenei is beginning to show some moderation on women's position in Islam?

Homeless but Online in Paris

Farid Pouya at Iranian blog Webgardian points us to a story in French on Projet Internet du Rue (The Street Internet Project) about a homeless Internet user in Paris who's...

Egyptian, Bahraini and Iranian bloggers in the Christians Science monitor

Charles Levinson – Correspondent of The Christian Science Monitor, writes about Egypt's growing blogger community and mentions Baheyya, The Sandmonkey and The Big Pharaoh. On the Iranian side, he talks...

Iran: Weblogestan Birthday

Farid says that on September 7th, the Iranian Blogsphere will celebrate their forth birthday. On September 7th, 2001 Salman launched the first weblog in Farsi.

Iran: Israel Peace Appeal

The Brooding Persian is puzzled by the curious silence which shrouds the Israeli President – Mr. Katsav's recent personal peace appeal to Iran, although relations between Iran and Israel have...

Iranian bloggers worried about New President's Cabinet

Iranian bloggers worried about New President's Cabinet

Iran: Ganji's Health Improvement

Latest RSF report says that the health of the Iranian imprisoned journalist Akbar Ganji, who began a hunger strike on 11 June, is getting better as Farid Pouya of webgardian...

Iran: Hunger strike

Farid Pouya reports on more political prisoners hunger strike in Iran.

Iran: Censorship of Blog Host

Hoder reports that Iran's Telecom company has ordered all ISPs to filter

Iran: Creation of Hate

Omid Memarian says that Islamists groups in Iran creates hate against the west between the youth generation. He gives an example of that by yesterday's Iranian Students protest against the...

Iranian Bloggers speaking out on jailed journalist and Kurdistan

Yesterday hunderds of Ganji's supporters held a Peaceful Protest

Iran: Security Forces Kill Kurdish Protestors

Human Rights Watch says that the Iranian government must investigate the deaths of at least 17 people at the hands of security forces in the western province of Kurdistan over...

Iran: Nuks

Mr.Behi is saying that EU/US and Iran are acting so irrational on the enrichment of Uranium and that he do not want a nuclear electricity.

Iran: Kurdistan Solidarity

Iran News Blog is reporting that Ahwaz Arabs have backed Kurdish protests against the Iranian regime after dozens of Kurds were killed in uprisings in some Iranian cities like Mahabad....

Iran: Rosewater Threats

Another Irani Online describes the new NYPD measures to prevent any London-style attacks in the NY City subways as misguided and silly, and suggests that the Department of Homeland Security...

Iran: Who assassinated Judge Moghaddas?

Secular Canuck-Iranic is siding the rumors in Tehran that the assassination of Judge Moghaddas could be the work of an insider, or someone who worked for any of the Intelligence...

Iran: Imprisoned Journalist in Life-Threatening Condition

Human Rights Watch is reporting that the Iranian government intensified its attacks on independent human rights defenders by arresting prominent lawyer Abdolfattah Soltani and threatening Nobel laureate Shirin Ebadi.

Iran: Meaningful Hand-Kissing

openDemocracy is reporting on Mr. Ahmadinejad's hand-kisses to the Supreme leader and saying that it is very meaningful.

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