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· October, 2005

Stories about Iran from October, 2005

Iran: Iran vs. Israel

Dokhtarak from Iran writes about anti-Israel demonstration(in Farsi) in Shiraz and says: “Only less than 10% of people have participated by their own desire. 70 percent were school kids, 15...

Iran: Woman's Rights

Fatima the Iranian girl says… when you wish a good future for yourself and your sisters, it means you have to fight for it, and try hard to change this...

Iran: Israel Off the Map?

Farid Pouya believes that Ahmadinejad and hardliners welcome crisis and sanctions against Iran. Yasser says: “in west everything against Israel and Jewish be censored and is not surprisingly when all...

Iran: The fundamentalist minority

Hossein Derakhshan feels very sorry about what the Iran's president has recently said. “But I have to say he doesn't represent the way the majority in Iran think“, he adds.

Travels in the Kurdish Blogosphere

This week marked the beginning of a trial for Saddam Hussein, not only is this trial an unprecedted event, but the question that lingers is that can he really be...

Iran: Week in Review

DoctorZin provides a review of this past week's [10/16-10/22] major news events regarding Iran.

Iran: Blogger in Jail

Blogger Seyyed Ahmad Seyyed Seraji has lost his appeal and is now to serve 18 months of jail (and receive 30 lashes), on charges of attempting to overthrow the Islamic...

Iran: Exceptional Stupidity

Pedram says that Bush administration must truly think that the citizens of this country are just exceptionally stupid. The way they turn stories around, present complete fiction as actual facts...

Iranian Clerics & Blogging: Ayatollah Goes Virtual

More Iranian clerics are blogging and share their ideas, beliefs and daily life on internet. It is amazing that clerics who control literally everything in country need blogs to express...

Iran: Bloggers Trial

Shahram Kholdi says that Iranian bloggers Farid Modarresi and Hossein Abdollah Pour was tried yesterday for charges of insulting high-ranking officials of the Islamic Republic (two members of the Expediency...

Iran: How do Iran track citizens going to Syria?

The Letter N says: “If you are an Iranian citizen who wants to go to syria, you need to go to the nearest Iranian Embassy, which then gives you an...

Iran: Hoder @ BOBs

Hoder is on his way to attend the DW panel on blogging, as part of the Frankfurt International Book Fair next week.

Iran: More Internet Censorship

Farid Pouya says that Reporters Without Borders accused the Iranian government of seeking to increase its control of the Internet in recent measures that have included contracting an Iranian company...

Travels in the Kurdish Blogosphere

According to preliminary results the Iraqi Constitution Referendum has passed with a “yes” vote. And while the world waits for the official results, Iraqi Kurds and Kurds in general have...

South Korea: Asian Films Now Less Asian?

On The Asia Pages, a response to Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami's comment that Asian films are going too Hollywood.

Iranian human rights activist is Blogging : She survived Prison, Exile and Censorship

There are several Iranian blogs which have human rights issues as their main reason to exist. There are different “types” of these blogs: Penlog is a collective blog which wants...

Iran: What if Tehran shakes like that?

Mr.Behi writes that after each Earthquake inside or outside Iran, People of Tehran get shaken and alarms about the earthquake that our city has been waiting for, start to flash....

Iran: Annoying Propaganda

Brooding Persian says that if we look closely at some of the blogs or the many news outlets covering Iran (and to some extent the broader Middle East), it is...

Travels in the Kurdish Blogosphere

For Iraqis, October 15th is the big day… the day of Iraqi Constitution Referendum. The vote is a simple yes or no in favor of the Iraqi Constitution. All Iraqis...

Iranian Bloggers are Writing about Cinema

Iranian films have been prize winners in festivals for several years. Thanks to movie directors such as Kiarostami, Panahi, Majidi,…Iranian can be proud of their cinema. Each year a few...

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