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· July, 2009

Stories about Iran from July, 2009

Iran:”China is the new Israel”

Kourosh Alyani has published several photos of the Muslim Uighur minority riots in China. The post's title is ” Yellow Israel or unimportant photos that you may not see”.

Iran: Sohrab Arabi, a protester, died in prison

Several news sites and blogs such as Ardavan reported that Sohrab Arabi, a 19 years old protester died in prison in Tehran. Watch Arabi's photos here.

Iran: Protesters defy Islamic regime again

Thousands of demonstrators chanted "Down with the dictator" and "Allaho Akbar (God is Great)" slogans in Tehran on Thursday defying a government warning against protests about the disputed June 12...

Iran: “Boycotting BBC Persian TV”

Several Iranian bloggers say that BBC Persian TV did not cover yesterday Iranian protest demonstration in Tehran. Arash Madadi calls [fa] Iranians for boycotting BBC Persian TV.

Iran: Slogans against Khamenie's son

A film in You Tube shows that Iranian protesters chanted slogans against Ayatholla Ali Khamenei's son, Mojtaba Khamenei on Thursday. According to some reports Iran's Leader's son has taken control...

Iran: Stand by me

Ianyan reports on the recording of a song sung in English and Farsi to show solidarity with the Iranian people. The blog notes that joining Jon Bon Jovi for the...

Iran:The head of Judiciary targets hostile websites

According to news sites “the head of Iran's judiciary called on Sunday for the prosecution of people working for increasingly influential anti-establishment satellite TV channels and websites.”

How Russia Can Influence Speech in Iran

Bruc Etling from Berkman Center for Internet and Society of Harvard published a post entitled: How Russia can influence speech in Iran.

Iran: Protest in Kashan University

A film on student protest movement in Kashan University in Iran.

Iran:Press TV New Footage of Basij Military Base Attack

Thanks to Irannegah, we can watch Iran's State-run Press TV new footage of Basij military base attack.

Iran: Myth and reality about Twitter

International media coverage of the Iranian protest movement in the past weeks has widely celebrated ‘Twitter power' as a tool of organizing and reporting on protests, but the reliance on...

Morocco: An Alternative to Iran?

A recent article in the Washington Post has caused quite a stir amongst Moroccan bloggers, as well as on Twitter and in forums. The article, which suggests Morocco as a...

Iran: Desert in photos

Darvish, a leading Iranian green blogger, shares Yann Arthus-Bertrand's photos on desert. The blogger calls the photographer an artist who sees the beauty of desert.

Iran: A blogger was released from Prison

According to [fa] Ghomar Asheghaneh, Ali Kalai, an Iranian blogger was released after being in prison for several weeks. The blogger adds unfortunately more than ten other bloggers are still...

Hungary: Rallying for Iran – and for “Nothing, Never”

Those who were in Hungary during the past few weeks could get quite confused because citizens showed a number of different ways of using rallies as a tool of democracy....

Iran: “Rigged Election,Recount Scam”

Free Lantern writes that “Iranian authorities have published photos of a partial recount on national news agency, the photos are a good confirmation of the rigged election. In these photos...

Jordan: Message to the Iranian People

“The Iranian people have the virtues of a great civilization running through their veins. We love you Iran,” tweets Queen Rania of Jordan here.

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