Close

Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

· September, 2013

Stories about Iran from September, 2013

No Handshakes for US and Iran, But Hope Prevails

Presidents Obama and Rouhani delivered speeches at the UN General Assembly in New York that delivered some hope for future relations, but not much more.

After 25 Years, Iran Still Haunted by Mass Executions of 1988

Twenty-five years ago thousands of political prisoners were executed by Iran's regime.

Iran Releases Political Prisoners

Iran releases several political prisoners including Iranian human rights activist, lawyer and Sakharov Prize winner Nasrin Sotoudeh,on Wednesday. Nasrin's husband wrote “Nasrin came,…they told her you are free.”

Iran:Facebook and Twitter Blocked Again

Internet users in Iran lost access Tuesday to Facebook and Twitter. Several bloggers and news sites reported Facebook and Twitter became widely accessible to Iranian users on Monday, Sept 16, for the first...

Iran: Facebook, Twitter become Accessible

Several bloggers and news sites reported Facebook and Twitter became widely accessible to Iranian users on Monday, Sept 16, for the first time since 2009.  Foreign Minister Javad Zarif and several other...

Iran: Foreign Minister Tweets with Pelosi's Daughter

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted a new year message to Jews around the world:Happy Rosh Hashanah and exchanged message with Christine Pelosi, daughter of Nancy Pelosi,the Minority Leader of the...

Iran:“Massacre” of 52 unarmed Iranian dissidents in Iraq

Iraqi security forces carried out a “massacre” of 52 unarmed Iranian dissidents early Sunday at their camp north of Baghdad,Mujahedeen-e-Khalq, the Iranian exiles said. Netizens in Balatarin, a popular link...

Iran: RouhaniMeter Site Filtered

RouhaniMeter was launched by Canada based Asl 19 group to monitor the performance of the recently elected president Rouhani by documenting what has been achieved as opposed to his promises. Iranian...

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices!

Submitted addresses will be confirmed by email, and used only to keep you up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details.

Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency



No thanks, show me the site