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· February, 2014

Stories about Iran from February, 2014

Iran Watches Ukraine With Envy and Dismay

Iranians who once staged mass protests against their own regime were reminded of a revolution that eluded them in 2009.

From Iran to the World: Humans of Shiraz

Who are the people of Shiraz and what are their dreams? The world famous Humans of New York has inspired yet another local Facebook page.

Protests Erupt Against a TV Show in Iran

Demonstrators say the show was insulting to Bakhtiari people and the role its leaders played in Iran's Constitutional Revolution.

A Love Story With No Kissing? That's Cinema in Iran

Whether for romance or just a hug between family members, male and female characters in Iranian movies are not permitted to touch.

Calls to #FreeIranianSoldiers Abducted at Iran-Pakistan Border

The Baloch Sunni-muslim insurgent group Jaish al-Adl (Army of Justice) claimed responsibility and published a photo of the abducted soldiers through social media .

Iran: “Less” anti-U.S. Atmosphere

Iran celebrated the 35th anniversary of the Islamic revolution on Tuesday.Some netizens wrote about what hardliners reported after the celebration.Hadi Nili tweeted Some hardliner #Iran'ian users in social networks shown...

Iran: Five Soldiers Abducted near Iran-Pakistan Border

Five Iranian soldiers were kidnapped on Friday, near Iran-Pakistan border by Sunni extremists. Iranians launched a tweet campaign to support abducted soldiers.Amin Sabeti tweeted Iranians have started a @Twitter campaign...

Snow in Iran: 500,000 Without Electricity, Gas and Water

Endless snowfall in some of Iran's northernmost regions this weekend has left thousands of people without gas, electricity or water.

Human Rights Video: 2013 Year in Review

A video by WITNESS on the Human Rights Channel of YouTube wrapped up some of the most significant protests and human rights abuses of 2013. Dozens of clips shot by...

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