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· August, 2008

Stories about Iran from August, 2008

Iran :Olympics and female flag bearer

Kourosh Ziabari, an Iranian blogger, writes that “choosing a female flag bearer for Iranian team was a defeating answer to those who wanted to pretend that the women rights are...

Iran: Free Kordpour

Alliance for Kurdish Rights has asked Iranian authorities to free Masoud Kordpour,a jailed human rights activist.

Iran:Did Minister of Interior fake his PhD

Several Iranian sites and bloggers included Alireza Rezaeei wrote[Fa] that Ali Kordan‘s, Minister of Interior,PhD from Oxford is a fake document. Conservative Alef site has publsihed Kordan's so called certificate...

Kuwait: Release Hussein Al Fudalah Now

On July 7, Kuwaiti Hussein Al Fudalah left his home to go fishing and was never seen again. A few days later his family got the news that he was...

Iran: Syria plays with Iran card

Mohmmad Ali Abtahi, former vice president and blogger, says[Fa] that Syria plays with Iran card for its own interests. Contrary to Syria's policy, Iran supported this country when it was...

Iran:Iran suspended the punishment of death by stoning

A judiciary spokesman said that the punishment of death by stoning has been suspended in Iran.Amatour, an Iranian blogger, calls[Fa] this decision a very good news and remind us that...

Iran: A journalist and blogger was executed

Varesh, an Iranian blogger, reports [Fa] that according to several news sites, Yaghoub Mehrnhad, an Iranian journalist, blogger and civil society activist,was executed in Zahedan. He was accused of collaborating...

Iran: International Campaign to Support Jailed Physicians

As the XVIII International Aids Conference started on August 3 in Mexico, two internationally recognized Iranian HIV/AIDS specialists who were supposed to attend the meeting, are being held in prison...

Iran:British Embassy denies Visa to a Patient

Kamangir, an Iranian blogger, reports that a girl is denied entry to the UK despite the fact that she needs urgent care to save her eye. Read an open letter...

Iran:The “art” of not shaking hands with women

Faryadbiseda, an Iranian blogger, has published several photos of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad ‘s meeting with women. Each time he refuses shaking their hands. It seems religion forbids him and many...

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