Stories about Iran from September, 2009
Iran: Protest in Tehran University
Iranian students protested against Iranian government in Tehran University yesterday. Here is the film.
Iran: Green rage against Ahmadinejad in New York
Protesters against Iranian human rights violations and election irregularities demonstrated against Iranian president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in New York City, as he addressed the United Nations General Assembly.
Iran: Artists and Green Movement
Artists from different corners of the world have created posters to support Iranian opposition movement (Green Movement) and Iranian people struggle for democracy.
Iran: “Bloggers persecuted”
Reporters Without Borders informed us that Ali Pirhasanlou (Alpar), one of the first journalists to start blogging in Iran was arrested last week. This organization adds that Iranian authorities continue to persecute the bloggers.
Iran: Shiva Nazar Ahari, Iranian blogger freed
According to several Iranian news sites Shiva Nazar Ahari, a female blogger and human rights activist was freed after being imprisoned for about 100 days in Tehran.
Iran: Animations vs. Dictatorship
Many designs, posters, songs and videos have been created in support of Iran's "green" protest movement. Animators too, have declared war on the dictatorship in Iran.
Iran: Protests Greet Ahmadinejad in New York
Protests against the Iranian government and human rights violations in Iran will welcome Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who is traveling to New York this week to attend the United Nation's General Assembly.
Iran: History, nature and culture in photos
Throughout Iran presents itself as a gallery intended to show views of other side of Iran, different with what you may have seen in the media. Watch the photos here and here.
Iran: Blog Service Providers in Trouble
Several Iranian sites and blogs such as Parlemannews report [fa] that two important blog service providers in country are in trouble. Persian Blog is filtered and BlogFa has a lot of ‘technical’ problems in last week.
Iran: Remember International Day of Peace
Pendar writes about International Day of Peace.Pendar adds [fa] that ‘I as a blogger think that first [Iranian] regime should reconcile with [Iran's] people and then it can join the international community.’
Iran: Quds Demonstration via Google Maps
Watch protest demonstration in Quds Day in Iran via Google Maps and Youtube.
Iran:Maturity of Iranian People
Pendar writes [fa] that Iran protests are a sign of political maturity and Iranians express their requests peacefully. The blogger adds “Iranian people are neither traditional nor westernized.They follow their own way.”
Iran: Videos from Quds Day Protests
On September 18, Iranian protesters wearing green in support of the opposition, once more defied the Iranian government in the streets of Tehran, Shiraz, Isfahan, and several other cities as they protested against dictatorship.
Iran: ‘Leave your computer and join people’
Moje Azadi, invites [fa] Iranian internet users to leave their computers for a few hours and join people in the demonstartion in Quds Day to shout ‘neither Gaza nor Lebanon, my life is ready to be sacrificed for Iran’.
Video: Call for submissions in Democracy Now Challenge
As the winners of the 2009 Democracy Now Challenge enjoy their reward in the USA, the submission period for the 2010 edition of the contest is opened to allow people from all over the world to complete the phrase "Democracy is..." in a video.
Iran: More protests planned on “Quds Day”
The Iranian 'green' opposition protest movement is spreading the word through online and offline citizen media about more protests in Tehran and other cities on September 18, international Quds Day.
Martyrs of Iranian protests remembered online
On Neverforget.us photos and short biographies of more than 70 Iranians killed as a result of the 'green' protests against the presidential election have been published.
Iran: ‘Green Movement and Iran's government’
Pejman Elipur‘s cartoon talks about the Iranian opposition (green) movement and the government's attempt to stop it.
Iran: A political prisoner's daughter was arrested
Alefba, an Iranian blogger, reports [fa] that Atefeh Imam, a political prisoner's 19 years old daughter was arrested to increase pressure on her father, Javad Imam.The blogger asked other Iranian bloggers to support this girl.[ she was released after 24 hours]
Iran: “My interrogator had read all my posts”
Somayeh Tohidloo,an Iranian female blogger and reformist, says [fa] she was interrogated for 70 days in a jail in Tehran and her interrogator had printed and read all posts in her two years old blog.