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· November, 2008

Stories about Iran from November, 2008

Iran: Do not Execute Farzad Kamangar

Several human rights activists and bloggers warned that Farzad Kamangar, a teacher and trade unionist may be executed in the near future in Iran. Farzad Kamangar, who is from Kurdistan...

Iran: Send Love to Iran

Pars Arts presents Bri Olson, an American artist who was recently able to achieve her goal of visiting and seeing the real Iran. She shares her experience in her blog:...

Middle East: Mumbai Terror Attack “Crazy and Inhumane”

Bloggers in the Middle East woke up this morning to news of terror and mayhem in Mumbai, India, and are still coming to terms with the size of the calamity....

Iran: Art gallery was shutdown

Several Iranian news sites and blogs such as Haftan reported[fa]that Iranian authorities, a couple of days ago, accused an art gallery to expose “immoral” photos and closed it. The photos...

Iran:Beautiful carpets

in Irannegah we can watch a video film about Iranian carpets in a fair.

Iran:”No blog action for Gaza”

Iranian FarsNews, a conservative and semi official site, reports[fa] that Iranian bloggers including Islamist ones, did not cover news about humanitarian crisis in Gaza Strip.

Iran:Paintings by Shirin Golestaneh

Nazy Kaviani writes in about Shirin Golestaneh‘s paintings. You can discover her paintings here.

Iran: Two cyber activists jailed

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns online journalist Shahnaz Gholami’s arrest at her Tehran home on 9 November. RSF reports that theologian and online journalist Mojtaba Lotfi was arrested on 8...

Israel: Hoessein Derakhshan Arrested

Iranian-born Meir Javedanfar, who is based in Tel Aviv, blogs about Iranian Hoessein Deraskhshan's arrest in Tehran in this post on Middle East Analyst. Global Voices Advocacy covered the story...

Iran: No Country for Old Trees

About one year ago Iranian authorities ordered security forces to rid the country of ‘western influences’ and ‘immodesty’. Fortunately they soon backed off again. But this time green bloggers in...

Iran: More Than Five millon sites are filtered

Iranian authorities recently announced that more than five million sites and blogs got filtered. Abdolsamad Khoramabadi, a high-ranking judicial official, said[fa] that enemies try to hurt our religious identity by...

Iran: Cycling around the world for Peace

An Iranian couple is cycling around the world for Peace and Environmental conservation. They started their trip on 29th of April 2007 from Iran to promote peace. At present they...

Iran: A multi millionaire becomes Interior Minister

Sadegh Mahsouli, a former Revolutionary Guard who became a multi millionaire in recent years was appointed as interior minister. Nik Ahang, an Iranian blogger and cartoonist, has published a cartoon...

Iran:Italian Images of Iran

In we can watch beautiful clips of Iran made by an Italian traveler.

Iran: Discover Davar Yousefi's paintings

You can discover Iranian art Instructor Davar Yousefi ‘s paintings here.

Iran: Professors against Plagiarism

A group of Iranian professors in cooperation with colleagues at other universities, have launched a blog called [fa] Professors against Plagiarism. They are asking university colleagues everywhere to join and...

Iran: “Tehran Has No More Pomegranates”

Parsarts informs us about Iranian documentary “Tehran Has No More Pomegranates”. You can also read an interview with its director, Massoud Bakhshi.

Iran: Woman Activist Released on Bail

According to Change4equality, Esha Momeni, the Iranian-American student and woman activist, was released from prison on bail on Monday after being in jail for about one month. Iranian authorities accused...

Iran: Graffiti from Tehran

We can discover graffiti in Tehran in Alone‘s blog. Alone says “maybe I am a Vandal or Anarchist But I am glad to introduce myself as one.At least I stand...

Iran:Girls’ dormitory caught fire

Gorgomishsky, an Iranian blogger, reports [fa] that girls’ dormitory in the ELM O Sanat University caught fire on Tuesday and three people were injured. The blogger adds that some students...

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