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Soheil Arabi was sentenced to death for insulting the Prophet Mohammad on the Facebook.The Revolutionary Guards arrested Soheil Arabi on November 2013. Iranian Twitter user Velgard tweeted below about this, explaining that Arabi is only a 30 year old Iranian who is not a political activist, but merely “one of...
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran’s supreme leader, on Thursday pardoned the jailed blogger Hossein Derakhshan after his six years.Derakhshan thanked God, Khamenei and his family on his Google Plus page.
Iranians held several protest rallies in different cities including Tehran,Tabriz and Mehabad to support Kobane‘s people on Tuesday.Fighting continues to rage in the Syria-Turkey border town of Kobane Iran protest in solidarity with #Kobane Photos: @NasimMohammadi_ pic.twitter.com/QHu1k1szxB — Negar Mortazavi (@NegarMortazavi) October 7, 2014
Iranian judiciary has set a one-month deadline for Hassan Rohani's government to block or to control messaging applications Viber, WhatsApp and TangoMe. Iran judiciary sets 1-month deadline for communications ministry to block messaging apps @Viber, @WhatsApp & @TangoMe — Sobhan Hassanvand (@Hassanvand) September 20, 2014
Iranian President Hassan Rohani said in a speech on September 1 that the Internet is vital and Iran “cannot close the gates of the world for the younger generation.” The next day, two Grand Ayatollahs defended high-speed Internet a few days after another Grand Ayatollah warned about it. IMPORTANT #Iran president Rouhani made a...
Grand Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi, a prominent Shia scholar, has said 3G Internet is immoral and inhumane, Iranian sites reported on Tuesday. #Iran‘s grand Ayatollah Makarem: “high-speed internet & 3G is against Sharia & moral ethics” http://t.co/kbZ3poSfJH pic.twitter.com/04IPVBXiXK — Omid Memarian (@Omid_M) August 25, 2014 Iran has the highest number of...
Singing and Dancing in a YouTube Video to Cheer On the National Football Team Can Get You Arrested in Iran
"Goal Iran" includes clips of Iranians in more than a dozen countries singing and dancing. Iranian police call it "vulgar."
They were jailed and forced to confess on national television that they were tricked into the making of a "Happy" video in Tehran.
Students at Iran's Amirkabir University in Tehran chanted slogans supporting Mir Hussein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi, leaders of the pro-democracy Green Movement.
Electronic Frontier Foundation, in an article,talks about jailed gadget bloggers, who used to run one of the best websites in Iran for gadget news,Narenji.There is an online petition to support Narenji's bloggers.
An article in Washington Post talks about “the decline of Iran's blogestan”. Several bloggers tweeted the last sentence of this article: #Blogs are the #vinyl records of the Internet. See @Kamangir @maasalan http://t.co/bd6NKrrTpR … — fredpetrossian (@fredpetrossian) April 13, 2014 Read more here.
The blogger known as Siamak Mehr writes an open letter from a small cell with 40 inmates. He is serving a 4-year sentence for writing a blog.
Insurgents near the Iran-Pakistan border abducted five soldiers in February and have reportedly killed one of their prisoners, Jamshid Danaeifard. #FreeIranianSoldiers say Iranians on Twitter.
The European Union foreign policy chief caused furore in Iran when she met with human rights activists and a deceased blogger's mother at the Austrian Embassy in Tehran.
Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski visted Iran past weekedend and found out even a polish news site is filtered in country.Later he found out Iran censored his remark on censorship.Green Voice of Freedom tweeted Polish diplomat slams internet censorship during a news conference with Iranian FM Javad Zarif. اعتراض وزیر...
Iran's Culture and Islamic Guidance Minister, Ali Jannati, said “Iran can not block Facebook forever.” Several Iranian officials such as Mohammad Javad Zarif, Minister of Foreign Affairs, use Facebook and Twitter while these sites are blocked in Iran.
PersianBanoo reported “expelled Qazvin International University student activist, Maryam Shafipour has been sentenced to seven years imprisonment.Previously it was reported by her family that she was beaten by her male interrogators during interrogation sessions”.
Iranians who once staged mass protests against their own regime were reminded of a revolution that eluded them in 2009.
Who are the people of Shiraz and what are their dreams? The world famous Humans of New York has inspired yet another local Facebook page.
Demonstrators say the show was insulting to Bakhtiari people and the role its leaders played in Iran's Constitutional Revolution.
The Baloch Sunni-muslim insurgent group Jaish al-Adl (Army of Justice) claimed responsibility and published a photo of the abducted soldiers through social media .