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· May, 2015

Stories about Iran from May, 2015

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Iran's Evin Prison to Become a Park

18 May 2015

This post first appeared on iranhumanrights.org and is published here in collaboration with the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran.  Tehran Mayor Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf said last week that the Tehran Municipality is prepared to enter negotiations with the Iranian Judiciary to convert the Evin Prison complex in northwestern Tehran into a...

Khamenei's #Letter4U Bots Still Active Four Months After Its Launch

14 May 2015

On January 21, during the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo attacks in France, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei penned an open letter to the 'youth in Europe and North America' defending Islam, and the Western world's skewed reception of the religion. He also started tweeting the sentiments of the letter on his @khamenei_ir twitter account, starting the hashtag #Letter4U. A closer look of this hashtag indicates it remains active through bots, which are still crawling through Twitter four months after the launch of the campaign.

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