· March, 2006

Stories about Iran from March, 2006

Iran: Channel4 Blogging

  8 March 2006

Shahram Kholdi, UK based blogger, talks about UK Channel4 journalist's blog about Iran & from Iran. Jon Snow is heading Channel 4 team in Iran and they are posting interesting news and thoughts about Iran on their blog.

Women's Day & Solidarity

  7 March 2006

Iranian women and bloggers are organizing conferences for Women’s day. Zannevesht (Persian), an Iran based blogger & journalist, informs us that at 8th of March a conference will be organized in social sciences faculty in university of Tehran. Main topic will be violence against women. Cafe 84 (Persian), an Iran...

Iran: Virginity Matters!

  7 March 2006

Hooghoghdan (means Jurist), an Iran based blogger, talks about how much virginity of girls is important for Iranian men including so called intellectuals (Persian). She said the moment that her male friends discover she is not any more virgin, they want to find an empty room to sleep with her!...

Iran: Sex Spearated Cyber café

  6 March 2006

Noqte Tahe Khad, an Iran based blogger, has referred us to ICT site where we learn that Iranian cyber (net) cafes in two weeks must have separate hours of activities for women & men (Persian).

Iran: Lawyer Out of Prison

  6 March 2006

According to Farid Modaresi, Iran based blogger, Mr.Soltani , Iranian lawyer & human rights defender, came out of prison (Persian). He had been accused of spying and had spent more than 200 days in prison. Mr.Soltani was defending human rights activists and several people who have been accused of nuclear...

Remeber Mossadegh!

  6 March 2006

Kosoof, Iran based blogger & photo journalist, has published a photo that he took from 39th anniversary of Dr.Mossadegh's death (Persian). Blogger says security agents were everywhere and did not let photographers to take photos. Mossadegh, who nationalised Iranian oil, has been a nationalism & democracy symbol for many Iranians.

Iran: Clerics & Blogs

  4 March 2006

Roznamenegar No (new reporter) says according to ITNA (Information Technology News Agency) Iranian clerics in several religious centres must learn blogging (Persian).

Iran: Blog for Samarra

  2 March 2006

Several religious students (clerics) in Qom have launched a blog to cover Iraq's news in English and specially Samarra. In the blog we can read “Commenting on the terrorist bombings of the holy shrines of two Shiite Imams in the Iraqi city of Samarra last Wednesday, ‘Tehran Times‘ said the...

Iran: Sex-Based Discrimination

  2 March 2006

Zannevesht, an Iran based blogger, says about sex-based discrimination because women can not watch football in stadiums (Persian)! Blogger says yesterday about 45 girls & women tried to enter Azadi Stadium to watch football but security forces did not let them in.

Kurdistance: Quick Quips

  1 March 2006

I thought that we would begin today with a little story from Talk about the Passion: Of course, it also can be quite an ordeal when you're trying to manage 30+ rambunctious 5th graders. The endeavor required our school's armed guards to escort us up the mountain (they must've figured...

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