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· September, 2007

Stories about Iran from September, 2007

Iran:3000 Hungry Workers

According[Fa] to Kaargar (means worker), 3000 workers in Haft Tapeh sugar cane factory in Khuzestan province,started a strike on Saturday.The blogger says that workers protested against their poor conditions and...

Iran:A video about Transsexuality

IranianTruth informs us about a short video on “transsexuality in Iran” authored by Yasmin Vossoughian & Kouross Esmaeli.

Iran: Ahmadinejad's Speech at Columbia University

Iranian President,Mahmoud Ahmadineajd’s speech at Columbia University in New York and university president Lee C. Bollinger’s criticism and tough words during his introduction remarks on Monday 24 September have become...

Iran Invites Bush to Speak

Desert Peace from Israel links to a news article in which Iran invites President Bush to speak at an Iranian university.

Bahrain: A President Visits

Bahrain-based blogger Bint Battuta shares with us a new blog, set up to cover President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's visit to Columbia University earlier this week, created by its Graduate School of...

Bolivia: Photo ID Requested for Ahmadinejad Arrival

El Alto blogger Mario Duran of Palabras Libres [ES] was repeatedly asked for identification by government officials when trying to take pictures of the arrival of Iranian president Ahmadinejad near...

Iran:Che Guevara's children visited Iran

Amin Taghikhani says that Che Guevara's two children came to Iran and met with Iranian officials last week.The blogger writes[Fa] “do Che Guevara's children know that thousands of Marxists have...

Culture and Art with an Iranian Accent

Sepideh Saremi is editor of Pars Arts, a collaborative citizen media project covering culture and art related topics in Iran. Saremi talks with Global Voices about the project, its goals...

Iran:Lips

Kosoof,a leading photo blogger, has published his new photos.One of them is called “Lips”.

Iran:”We do not have Homosexuals in Iran”

Mahmud Ahmadinejad,Iranian president,said,in Columbia University,”we do not have homosexuals in Iran like you do in your country.”Watch the film.

Iran:Offices of Conservative Website closed

RSF (Reporters Without Borders) and Necas,an Iranian blogger,criticised [Fa]the closure of the offices of the hardline website Baztab.com.Baztab was highly critical of President Mahmud Ahmadinejad.

Iran:Bahai's in Trouble

Iranian Truth says Bahai’s are a discriminated class in Iran and are often ignored by the Diaspora completely. In Iran, they have in many cases been uprooted from their homes,...

Iran:Ahmadinejad at Columbia

Sepdieh Saremi in Parsarts writes “are you in New York? Go up to Columbia to see the madness as Ahmadinejad is giving a speech there today.”

Iran:Ahmadinejad,WTC and Khavaran

Balouch says [Fa] that Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's request to visit World Trade Center, in N.Y., was refused by American authorities.It seems Iranian president wanted to lay flowers in memory of 9/11...

Iran:”Haleh Esfandiari is still a prisoner”

Hanif,one of Iranian bloggers who had been arrested and jailed for blogging, says[Fa]that Haleh Esfandiari,Iranian-American scholar, contrary to many other former prisoners,after leaving Iran,told that she had not been mistreated...

“Iran:Feminists “leaving country”

Mohmmad Masih in his blog, Sineh Sorkh, writes [Fa]that several Iranian feminists have recently left country.The blogger says that these women activists have found a place to stay in UK,Netherlands...

Iran:Slogans and Government

Mohammad Ali Abtahi,blogger and former vice president, writes that Mahmoud Ahmadinejad,Iranian president,when he was elected two years ago, talked a lot about that using private flight and private plane is...

Iranian bloggers stirred over cockroach cartoon

About a week ago, a Chicago newspaper, The Colombus Dispatch, published a cartoon that depicts Iran as a sewer with cockroaches crawling out of it. The cartoon has created intense...

Iran:Iranians have access to Google and BlogFa again

Accroding to[Fa]Free Keyboard,Iranians have access to Google,Gmail and Blogfa,a leading Perisan provider of blogs,again.The blogger says “it seems that people who blocked these sites,found out that they did a stupid...

Iran blocks access to Google and Gmail

Iran has blocked access to Google search engine and Gmail Google's free webmail service, Mehr news agency reported today. “I can confirm these sites have been filtered,” said Hamid Shahriari,...

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