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· April, 2011

Stories about Iran from April, 2011

Iran: Islamist bloggers divided over Ahmadinejad-Khamenei rift

It appears from Iranian Islamist blogs that the honeymoon between Iran's president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and the Islamic Republic's Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is finally over. Some reject Ahmadinejad is favor...

Iran: Activist and blogger died in a car accident

Bahareh Alavi, 22 years old blogger and women's rights activist died in a car accident. She wrote for years in Dokhtare Khorshid blog. Several bloggers remembered her.

Iran: Students march for better conditions

Several hundred students marched and demonstrated in Amir Kabri University in Tehran for better conditions in recent days. Watch the film here.

Iran:Persecuted blogger won Theodor Haecker prize

Shiva Nazar-Ahari, a persecuted Iranian human rights activist and blogger, awarded Theodor Haecker prize.

Iran: Top Fashion designer and Green Movement

Tahriyeh Khamosh has published a video where Bijan Pakzad, top fashion designer who passed away this weekend, talks about his participation in a demonstration. The blogger says the film is...

Iran: Fashion designer died

Several bloggers such as Neghae Man remembered Bijan Pakzad, fashion designer icon who passed away this weekend. He dressed President Obama, the Queen of England, Ronald Reagan, the Sultan of...

Iran: Halal internet

Donyae Eghtesad writes Iranian State anounced that ” islamic halal internet will be launched soon.”

Iran:TV anchors before and after revolution

Here is a film showing TV anchors before and after Islamic Revolution in 1979.

Iran:Iranian exiles killed in Iraq

Iraqi forces attacked Iranian opposition group, Mujahedin of People, in Iraq's Camp Ashraf killing at least 25 people. Here is a film shows Camp Ashraf under attack.

Video: Checking out the BOBs Video Channel Nominees

The Deutsche Welle International Blog Awards, known as The BOBs are one of the most important awards for content producers online. One of their 17 categories is the award for...

Iran: Protests for a Drying Lake

Dozens of protesters were arrested on April 2, 2011 in Iran's Azerbaijan region in the cities Tabriz and Urmia (northwestern Iran). This time protests were not for democracy and freedom,...

Iran: Oxford investigates Rafsanjani's case

Mehdi Hashemi, an oil trader and the son of the former Iranian president Akbar Rafsanjani is being investigated by Oxford University after claims that his successful doctoral thesis proposal was...

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