Stories about Iran from April, 2014
VIDEO: Iranian Students’ Protest During Conservative Politician's Speech
Students at Iran's Amirkabir University in Tehran chanted slogans supporting Mir Hussein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi, leaders of the pro-democracy Green Movement.
Iran:Remember Jailed Gadget Bloggers
Electronic Frontier Foundation, in an article,talks about jailed gadget bloggers, who used to run one of the best websites in Iran for gadget news,Narenji.There is an online petition to support Narenji's bloggers.
Iran’s New Wave of Women Fashion Designers
For years, Iran's young women preferred foreign, mostly western clothing brands. That's starting to change.
“Blogs are the Vinyl Records of the Internet”
An article in Washington Post talks about “the decline of Iran's blogestan”. Several bloggers tweeted the last sentence of this article: #Blogs are the #vinyl records of the Internet. See @Kamangir @maasalan http://t.co/bd6NKrrTpR … — fredpetrossian (@fredpetrossian) April 13, 2014 Read more here.
Jailed Iranian Blogger's Letter Speaks of Torture
The blogger known as Siamak Mehr writes an open letter from a small cell with 40 inmates. He is serving a 4-year sentence for writing a blog.