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· July, 2007

Stories about Iran from July, 2007

Global Voices in Persian Takes off

Global Voices in Persian finally takes off officially. It started its first baby steps in June and a few of its translations have already been republished on a few sites...

Iran:The hidden meaning of Harry Potter

Mohammad Ali Abtahi says that the important and hidden meaning of Harry Potter is not in its magical events. The most important point in this historical event is that it...

Iran:How To Talk The Talk With Iran

William Beeman,Professor of Anthropology at the University of Minnesota,says face-to-face talks between Iran and the United States have a good chance of success if the Bush administration knows how to...

Iran:Selling a Kidney

Irane Emrouz has published a photo where we can see a couple of “advertisements” about selling kidneys in Iran.It seems poverty push many people to offer their kidneys to get...

American Blogger in the land of “Down with USA”

View from Iran has always been a very attractive blog for me. An American blogger based in Iran writes about her daily experiences in the land of “down with America”....

Iran:International support for two jailed worker activists

Kaargar(worker) says[Fa] that international labour organizations such as International Trade Union Confederation calls for world wide demonstrations on 9th of August against Iranian government.These organizations ask for freedom of two...

Hong Kong: Union Organizer Arrested

In response to a call from the International Trade Union Confederation(ITF), unionists in Hong Kong organized a peaceful protest at the Iran Consulate in Hong Kong against the illegal arrest...

Iran:Student Activist Executed as Gang-Member

Kamangir says that Meisam Lotfi, a student activist, executed as gang-member recently in Iran. His mother said Meisam spent six month in the infamous Evin Prison after the July 1999...

Iran:The Revolution Is What Made This Issue Possible

Homeyra writes about new special feature in Artenews:”the revolution is what made this issue possible.” It is about Iranian culture and literature.

Iran:Religious students and clerics got everything

Ghonabit who lives in Qom,a very important religious city in Iran, says[Fa] there is a real discrimination between ordinary citizens and religious students and clerics. The blogger adds these religious...

Iran:Death Penalty Petition

Iranian Truth writes about a petition calling for abolishment of the death penalty in Iran.

Bahrain: Does A PlayStation 2 Gun Count As A Weapon?

Bahrain's bloggers have moved on this week to comment on a protest held outside the Iranian Embassy in protest against an editorial by Iranian editor Hossein Shariatmadari, which started that...

Iran:Muslim Bloggers remember Lebanon war

Muslim Bloggers have published a logo on their collective blog to remember what they call “Hezbollah's victory in 33 days war against Israel in July 2006.”

Iran: Man is stoned after 11 years in prison

Jafar Kiani was stoned to death in Takestan in the province of Qazvin on 5 July, after serving an 11-year prison term. His crime was adultery. His partner, Mokarameh Ebrahimi,...

Iran:A poster about Aids and a “postmodern” translation

Nasiri has published a photo of a poster about preventing Aids in Tehran's airport.The blogger says “Condom use” has been translated “Prevent it” in Persian.

Iran:Photos and Tehran

Thanks to Mr.Behi we find a great collection of photos from Tehran:streets,people,museums,parks and…

Iran:Remember July war in Lebanon

Varesin writes[Fa] about last year war between Israel and Hezbollah in Lebanon.The blogger says “the victory of Hezbollah proves that investing in Islamic groups can be very fruitful.”The blogger reminds...

Iran:Why you do not leave country?

Why you do not leave Iran? It is the question that security agents ask Abdullah Momeni,a key member of Tahkim Vahdat,an important student organization.Rozamaregi who reported [Fa]this news,adds that according...

Iran:Iraqi hackers attack

Iraqi hackers yesterday attacked Perisan blog.com,the most important blog service in country, according to Iranian news sites.Hackers wrote “anti Iranian” slogans.According to managers of Persian blog service,hackers could not get...

Kurdistance: The Price of Oil

The oil control issue in the Northern Iraq/Southern Kurdistan city of Kirkuk is again at the forefront of Kurdish bloggers' fingertips. With large oil companies and the US pushing for...

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