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· October, 2007

Stories about Iran from October, 2007

Iran:Paris Marashi writes about Pop!Tech

Paris Marashi,Iranian-American vlogger/blogger,has been invited to Pop!Tech conference.She writes:”On Wednesday, a series of sessions were hosted with topics ranging from Slow Food, Mobile Empowerment, The oceans, and Islam. Mobile Empowerment:...

Russia, Iran: Putin in Tehran

Details of Putin's visit to Tehran – at Window on Eurasia, Sean's Russia Blog, Robert Amsterdam's blog, and Informed Comment: Global Affairs.

Iranian bloggers say Russia is offering Iran unfair deal

Several Iranian bloggers shared their concerns that Russia wants to allow Iran only a very small share in the wealth of the Caspian Sea. Iran used to exploit 50 per...

Japan: Bloggers respond to kidnapping in Iran

Earlier last week, the first report was made that a Japanese male was kidnapped and in captivity in Iran. Later it was revealed that the abductee is a Japanese university...

Iran:Sugar cane workers were paid,finally!

Salam Democrat informs[Fa] that Haft Tapeh sugar cane workers who started a strike on 27 September,finally received their unpaid salaries.

Iran:”Ahmadinejad,an exporter of Islamic Revolution

In Khomeinism blog, we read[Fa] that President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is the most important exporter of Islamic Revolution,after Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini,the political leader of Islamic Revolution and Ayatollah Ali Khamenei,the Leader...

Iran:Zoo in Photos

Nika has published several photos of a Zoo in Tehran.The blogger regrets that these animals are kept in small cages.

Iran:Mehrnoush Solouki in trouble

According [Fr]to freeSolouki, French-Iranian film director,Mehrnoush Solouki, is accused of making propaganda against Iranian government.Solouki came to Iran after receiving permission to make a documentary.She was arrested without being accused...

Arabeyes: Eid Al Fitr Celebrations (Part 3)

The Holy month of Ramadan culminated with Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations throughout the Muslim world. Here's what bloggers are saying about the occasion in the last of a three-part series. Today's tour...

Iran:Emad Baghi,Human Rights activist arrested

According[Fa] to Schrr,Emad Baghi was arrested yesterday.He was charged with “acting against national security”.Baghi was a supporter of political prisoners.His wife says that she has no news about him.

Iran:Blog Action Day for Environment

Negarakha writes[Fa]that 500 Iranian bloggers support Blog Action Day for Environment on 15th of October.On Monday, October 15th, bloggers around the web will unite to put a single important issue...

Iran: Students protest against Ahmadinejad at Tehran University

Hundreds of Iranian students protested President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's presence at the University of Tehran on Monday, October 8. According to Al Jazeera, students chanted "Down with the dictator!" as he...

Iran:”Where is Iran in Yahoo?”

Kourosh Ziabari,an Iran based blogger, says[Fa] that he wanted to sign up as new user in Yahoo but he could not find the name of Iran to choose.The blogger does...

Iran:Britannica blog has launched “target Iran?” forum

Britannica blog has invited several American scholars,writers and journalists to comment on Iran and USA relations.Ervand Abrahamian,historian, says a war with Iran is possible and disastrous.

Iran:Problems of Women Activists

Mohmmad Ali Abtahi,former vice president and blogger,writes“women [activists] should not be alone on the way of obtaining their rights.In our society which is dominated by men, women cannot gain this...

Free Speech Roundup: China, UAE, Jordan, Iran and more

Two interesting documents related to Internet censorship and circumvention were published recently: “Everyone's Guide to By-Passing Internet Censorship for Citizens Worldwide”, released by The University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab and...

Iran:Desperate Housewives?

Iranian Truth writes a middle-class housewife,Hasti,30,who sold her car to raise $5,000 to have her nose altered, says that it gives me confidence to have a nice face because it...

Iran:Discover Tolouee's paintings

In Mideeast Youth you can discover a Tehran based artist and her creations:R.D.Tolouee.

Iran:Don't Attack Iran

Homeyra has published a link to the following article:”Leading Americans Ask U.S. Military to Refuse Orders to Attack Iran.”

Iran:Ali Farahbakhsh,economist journalist is free

Kosoof,a leading photo blogger,says an economic journalist, Ali Farahbakhsh,was released from Evin prison yesterday after spending 11 months in 209 and 350 divisions of this prison. He was charged with...

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