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· November, 2010

Stories about Iran from November, 2010

Caucasus: Revelations & Confusion over Cablegate

As the media worldwide reveals revelation after revelation with the gradual release of over 251,000 leaked U.S. Embassy cables over the coming weeks, there were also some items of specific...

Middle East: The Not-So-Secret US Embassy Secret Cables

While mainstream media across the Arab world gave the secret US Embassy cables released yesterday the cold shoulder, bloggers and Twitter users from the Middle East found much needed material...

Iran: We are all Computer Criminals

Iran's government has a law at its disposal that make it possible to label almost any Internet user a criminal. The “Law of Computer Crimes” was approved by Iran's parliament...

Iran: No more filtering for Pro-Nazi site

Several blogs and Iranian news sites such as Aftab News reported [fa] that one pro Hitler and pro Nazi site in Persian is not any more filtered. Pro-Hitler site claims...

Iran: World's Youngest Detained Blogger on Trial

The Iranian government is not only world-class when it comes to persecuting bloggers, they have also set numerous records: from the first jailed blogger in history, to the first blogger...

Iran:World’s youngest detained blogger on trial

Reporters without Borders (RSF) reports The world’s youngest detained blogger, 18-year-old Navid Mohebbi, is currently being tried behind closed doors before a revolutionary court in the northern city of Amol....

Iran: Online Rage against Lebanese Hezbollah Leader

Several Iranian bloggers have reacted to an online video where Lebanese Hezbollah Leader, Sayyid Hassan Nasrallah, makes the controversial claims that Iran does not have any Persian civilisation and that...

Iran: Mehdi Khazali, jailed blogger was released

Several news sites reported that Mehdi Khazali, jailed blogger and physician was released on 200000 dollars bail.

Iran: Female political prisoners under pressure

Jahnezan (means woman's world) and several reformist sites reported [fa] that most of female political prisoners moved to a small cell where they have no contact with outside world. According...

Ukraine: FEMEN Activists Protest Sakineh Mohammadi-Ashtiani's Death Sentence

A group of female activists from FEMEN protested the death sentence given to Sakineh Mohammadi-Ashtiani in front of the Iranian Embassy in Kyiv on Nov. 3 (a YouTube video) and...

Iran: Inflation for dummies

Azarakan has published two photos of a package of mushrooms in four days. The price rose about 30 percent. The Iranian blogger says [fa] here is the meaning of the...

Iran: Pro democracy student was lashed 74 times

Pejvak,an Iranian blogger, writes [fa] that Behrouz Javid Tehrani, pro democracy student was lashed 74 times in prison in Tehran. He has been in prison for 8 years.

Armenia: Iranian Embassy Protest

Unzipped posts video and photographs of today's protest outside the Iranian Embassy in Yerevan, the Armenian capital, in support of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, sentenced to death in Iran for infidelity....

Azerbaijan: The media, religion & secularism

The Önər Blog [AZ] comments on calls by the Iranian Ambassador in Azerbaijan, as well as some religious citizens, to close down the ALMA newspaper after it was critical of...

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