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· October, 2015

Stories about Iran from October, 2015

Iranian Student Held Without Charge, Pressured to Make False Confession

"Judicial officials...should not arrest youths and pass heavy judgments against them every time they criticize. My son should be sitting in class and studying right now.”

Kotatsu or Korsy? Is This Heating Method Japanese or Iranian?

Japan and Iran seem to have common techniques for keeping cozy during the winter seasons.

Iranians React to the New Iranian-American Twitter Chairman

Twitter announces it's new executive chairman to be an Iranian-American. We take a look at what Iranian news and social media have been saying in reaction.

He Crossed Nine Countries to Flee War—and He Was Just 12 Years Old

Gulwari Passarlay was only 12 when his mother sent him away from Afghanistan because she feared for his safety in the UK. He's written a book about his journey.

No Arrests One Year After Acid Attacks Against Iranian Women

"“Whenever we try to follow up on our daughter’s case, they say they are working on it but so far they have not given any information."

Rethinking Criticisms Levelled at Iran's Supreme Council of Cyberspace

In a follow up to the ICHRI piece, Small Media reacts to that report, with their own observations on the recent changes to Iran's Internet policy.

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