· February, 2007

Stories about Iran from February, 2007

Iran:Economic illusions of Iranian Goverment

  28 February 2007

Jomhour says that Iranian goverment failed to accomplish its economic promises such as fighting against poverty. According to the blogger, goverment has no reason to accuse “enemy” for its economic failure because 90 percent of country's economy is in the hands of goverment[Fa].

Iran:”UK universities and Islamic Republic propaganda

  25 February 2007

Azarmehr says that Islamic Republic uses British universities as a propaganda platform.He talks about his experience in SOAS :A request was made by an Iranian student at SOAS for a “symposium” about Iranian cinema. Later on an organisation named “Council for the Promotion of Persian Language and Literature” took over...

Iran:nuclear technology booklet for school children and teachers

  25 February 2007

Kamangir has published the cover of a nuclear technology booklet for school children and teachers.In Kamnagir‘s blog we read:”according to the public relations’ office in the Ministry of Education, the booklet “Belief” includes the history of the nuclear technology in the world and also in Iran. The booklet also addresses...

Iran:Remember fired bus drivers

  25 February 2007

Several people demonstrated in front of a Court building where Mansour Osanloo,bus syndicate leader,was judged yesterday. Demonstrators asked that fired bus drivers back to work. Osanloo and other bus drivers are in trouble because they launched a strike and ask for better work conditions.You can see photos in Revolt68.

Iran:Stop Iran War

  23 February 2007

Stop Iran War is a site and blog launched by Wes Clark, former NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander. He says “I believe it is critical to give voice to the vast majority of Americans who want to avoid a military conflict with Iran, and I hope you will visit StopIranWar.com to...

Bahrain: Bush Lying About Iran

  23 February 2007

Bahraini blogger emoodz doesn't hesitate in calling Bush ‘a liar’. “I along with the rest of the world had to live through a long orchestrated buildup of propaganda and lies to rationalize a military attack on Iraq. Like it’s insistence that Iraq carried and manufactured WMDs it is now leading...

Iran: War and Human Rights Concerns

  22 February 2007

Concerns about a war between Iran and the US are growing in the Iranian blogosphere by the day. While Iran refuses to halt its uranium enrichment programme, despite the United Nation's resolution 1737, it is also being accused by the US of sending bombs to Iraq. Iran considers the enrichment...

Iran:A conservative site was filtered

  22 February 2007

Alpar reports that Baztab, a conservative site, was filtered by order of Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance.The blogger invites all bloggers and internet users to resist against this illegal act [Fa].

Iran:Watch Ahmadineajd talking about nuclear energy

  21 February 2007

Sheltering Sky has translated and put subtitles in English for a very hot video film in Iran.In this film, Ahmadinejad says,in his speech, that a 16 years old teenager girl goes to market and comes back home with a few purchased goods. Then she “discovers” nuclear energy.

Iran:War with USA?

  20 February 2007

Hoder, a Canada based blogger, says if USA attacked Iran,despite all his problems with the Islamic Republic, he would go back to fight against USA.

Iran Flooding Archaeological Sites

  19 February 2007

Ancient archaeological sites dating back to the pre-Islamic invasion era are about to be flooded in Iran, writes Lebanese blogger Publius Pundit. The writer urges readers to sign an important decision to halt the destruction.

Iran:Student activist in jail for 2774 days

  17 February 2007

Ghomarasheghaneh reminds us that Ahmad Batebi, student activitst, is still in prison and there is no news that he will come out of jail soon [Fa].The blogger says Batebi has been in jail for 2774 days until now.

Anniversary of Islamic Revolution and Iranian Bloggers

  15 February 2007

Several bloggers have written about their feelings, experiences and opinions about Islamic Revolution, with some celebrating its 28th anniversary on 11 February and others regreting it. Let's look at some of these writings. Mohmmad Ali Abtahi, a former vice president and reformist politician, says the Islamic Revolution was one of...

Iran:Ecstasy in Tehran

  14 February 2007

Kourosh Ziabari says that easily you can find and consume ecstasy in Tehran[Fa].He shares his experience where a friend of his invited him to a ecstasy party.The blogger did not consume ecstasy but got surprised to see how easily you can get it.

Caught On Camera: Human Rights Video on GV

  14 February 2007

It has been a bumper few weeks on GV for human rights video, so let's get straight into it… Bandh of brothers… [via Neha] This footage, filmed by Dinesh Wagle, of United We Blog!, shows motorcycle riders being turned backed by members of the National Federation of Nepal Transport Entrepreneurs...

Iran: Flickr users vs. The State

  14 February 2007

One of the censorship nightmares experienced by web-connected citizens living in countries engaging in Internet filtering is to find out that they can no longer access their favorite sites. Unfortunately, this is what is happening to the Flickr.com community in Iran and in the United Arab Emirates, where, a few...

Iran:Demonstration against Nestle in Tehran

  13 February 2007

Kamangir reports that Basij members protested in front of Nestle branch in Tehran.He adds one of the slogans was “to save Al-Aqsa Mosque, we do not eat Nestle.” We can see a few photos of this demonstration here.One of the slogans in photo is “Nestle Chocolate, Zionists’ Bullets”.

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