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· October, 2012

Stories about Iran from October, 2012

Iran: Four Facebook Users Arrested

According to several Iranian news sites,four people were arrested and charged with “propaganda activities against the regime and insulting officials in Facebook” in the southern city of Sirjan.

Sanctions in Iran: Who Stole My Medicine?

The lives of six million patients in Iran have been adversely affected due to shortages of medicine, as an immediate result of unprecedented sanctions. Patients with cancer and multiple sclerosis...

Iran: A Blogger in Danger

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) announced that they are concerned about the health of Mohammad Reza Pourshajari, the jailed writer of the blog “Iran Land’s Report”. RSF says according to blogger's family...

Iran: Bloggers Urge Minister of Education to Resign

A bus in southwestern Iran overturned in southwestern Iran on Friday, October 19. Several Iranian bloggers urged the Minister of Education to resign as ‘a minimum reaction to this tragedy’....

Iran: Green Movement's Leaders Under House Arrest For 600 Days

Here is a video film about Mehdi Karroubi and Mir-Hossein Mousavi, two Green Movement‘s leaders, who have been under house arrest for 600 days. Several Iranians in this video praise...

Iran: “Offensive” Cartoon of the Prophet Joseph

According to [fa] several bloggers and news sites,Keyhan,a conservative newspaper has published an “offensive” cartoon of the Prophet Joseph.Ardakan says [fa] there are double standards in Iran and it seems...

Iran: New Video Claims Mass Protest

A new video shared in YouTube claims mass protest on Wednesday,October 3, as Tehran's Bazzar went on strike.

Iran: Call for Online Action to Save A Political Prisoner

Activists call for urgent online action to save Gholamreza Khosravi,a political prisoner,from execution in Iran.

Iran: “Leave Syria Alone, Think About Us”

No shops were open in Tehran's Grand Bazaar on Thursday, October 4, 2012, one day after shopkeepers and merchants went on strike to protest against the free fall of the...

Will Iran's Regime Collapse Along with its Currency?

The Iranian rial hit a record low on Tuesday October 2, 2012, yet Iranian authorities appear confused and powerless face to this financial tsunami. Sanctions are being blamed for the...

Tehran's Bazaar Goes on Strike as Iran's Currency Collapses

Tehran's Bazaar went on strike on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 as merchants and shopkeepers protest against the free fall of the national currency.

Iran: Gmail Gets Unblocked

Iran removed online blocks on Gmail on Monday. The secure-protocol HTTPS version of Google search was also made accessible after being blocked at the same time. The unsecure HTTP version...

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