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· June, 2012

Stories about Iran from June, 2012

Iran: Songs of Freedom

United4Iran, a non-profit organization campaigning for human rights in Iran has created an online music compilation designed to revive hope for freedom for Iranians.

Iran: Is LGBT an Online Reality?

Homosexuality, which is banned in Iran, is punishable by prison or death. Fred Petrossian speaks to a researcher who led a team which studied how Iranian LGBT communities use internet...

Iran: ‘Zuckerberg should take action against insulting Islam’

The state-funded group, “The Islamic Revolution Council of IT and Digital Media Activists” have asked Mark Zuckerberg in an open letter to take action against those who ‘insult Islam’ in...

Iran: Jailed lawyer plays with her son

In social networking websites Iranian users are sharing a video footage of jailed lawyer, Nasrin Sotoudeh, when she tries to play with her 4 years old son through a cabin...

Iran: #RememberIran in election anniversary

Iranian users in Twitter are sharing their ideas, memories, and feelings about Iranian 10th presidential election in June 2009, which resulted in protests called The Green Movement under the hash-tag...

Iran: 1970s Pop Musician Toofan Ataee Dies in Los Angeles

Toofan, sometimes known as 2Fun, the Los Angeles-based Iranian singer of the 1970s, died on Tuesday. Iranians have expressed their sorrow on social networks.

Jailed Iranian Blogger Begins Dry Hunger Strike

The painful story of Iranian bloggers has a new face these days: Hossein Ronaghi Maleki, a jailed blogger who is serving a 15-year sentence in prison. Hossein has been on...

Iran: “Pepsi-Cola advertisement on the moon”

Several bloggers and LensIran site talk about considerable number of Iranians who observed the moon from their roof tops to watch Pepsi-Cola commercial on the moon !! published by a...

Iran: A Blogger's Life in Danger

Hossein Ronaghi Maleki,jailed blogger,has started his hunger strike since last Saturday.His health conditions are in dire situation and he was moved for two hours to a hospital [fa].Another political prisoner...

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