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Fred Petrossian · February, 2007

I am a Europe based Iranian journalist, blogger, and researcher. I joined Global Voices in summer 2005 and I used farid pouya and hamid tehrani as nicknames. I was the Iran editor of GlobaI Voices from May 2006 to January 2015. I have also been involved with several digital projects such as Digiactive and March 18 Movement [Think Social award 2009]. I co-edited and co-wrote “Hope, Votes and Bullets” book about Iran's protest movement and social media. For about 9 years I had been the Online Editor in Chief of Radio Free Europe/ Radio Liberty's Persian service (Radio Farda) in Prague. Twitter: @fredpetrossian

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Latest posts by Fred Petrossian from February, 2007

Iran:Anti war Campaigners in London

According to Haji Kensington[Fa], on Saturday, anti war marchers in London asked British troops out of Iraq and they also asked there will be no attack against Iran.

Iran:Economic illusions of Iranian Goverment

Jomhour says that Iranian goverment failed to accomplish its economic promises such as fighting against poverty. According to the blogger, goverment has no reason to accuse “enemy” for its economic...

Iran:”UK universities and Islamic Republic propaganda

Azarmehr says that Islamic Republic uses British universities as a propaganda platform.He talks about his experience in SOAS :A request was made by an Iranian student at SOAS for a...

Iran:nuclear technology booklet for school children and teachers

Kamangir has published the cover of a nuclear technology booklet for school children and teachers.In Kamnagir‘s blog we read:”according to the public relations’ office in the Ministry of Education, the...

Iran:Remember fired bus drivers

Several people demonstrated in front of a Court building where Mansour Osanloo,bus syndicate leader,was judged yesterday. Demonstrators asked that fired bus drivers back to work. Osanloo and other bus drivers...

Iran:Stop Iran War

Stop Iran War is a site and blog launched by Wes Clark, former NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander. He says “I believe it is critical to give voice to the vast...

Iran:Inside Iran secret gay's world

A CBC documentary talks about Iranian gays. Nikahang says that documentary talks about some issues that we,Iranians, usually ignore them [Fa].

Iran: War and Human Rights Concerns

Concerns about a war between Iran and the US are growing in the Iranian blogosphere by the day. While Iran refuses to halt its uranium enrichment programme, despite the United...

Iran:A conservative site was filtered

Alpar reports that Baztab, a conservative site, was filtered by order of Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance.The blogger invites all bloggers and internet users to resist against this illegal...

Iran:Watch Ahmadineajd talking about nuclear energy

Sheltering Sky has translated and put subtitles in English for a very hot video film in Iran.In this film, Ahmadinejad says,in his speech, that a 16 years old teenager girl...

Iran:War with USA?

Hoder, a Canada based blogger, says if USA attacked Iran,despite all his problems with the Islamic Republic, he would go back to fight against USA.

Iran:An Iranian Family in Moscow's airport for 18 Months

According to Moscow007 blog, an Iranian refugee family has been imprisoned in the Russian capital for 18 months. Zahra Kamalfar is an Iranian citizen made a refugee claim, together with...

Iran:Student activist in jail for 2774 days

Ghomarasheghaneh reminds us that Ahmad Batebi, student activitst, is still in prison and there is no news that he will come out of jail soon [Fa].The blogger says Batebi has...

Anniversary of Islamic Revolution and Iranian Bloggers

Several bloggers have written about their feelings, experiences and opinions about Islamic Revolution, with some celebrating its 28th anniversary on 11 February and others regreting it. Let's look at some...

Iran:Ecstasy in Tehran

Kourosh Ziabari says that easily you can find and consume ecstasy in Tehran[Fa].He shares his experience where a friend of his invited him to a ecstasy party.The blogger did not...

Iran:Demonstration against Nestle in Tehran

Kamangir reports that Basij members protested in front of Nestle branch in Tehran.He adds one of the slogans was “to save Al-Aqsa Mosque, we do not eat Nestle.” We can...

Iran:Music for Peace

Amin Rasooli,a creative blogger and musician, has composed “The future of ground”, a piece of music for peace.

Iran:Oil,Britain and Iran

Forever Under Construction talks about an exhibition of images partly inspired by Emily Johns, British artist and publisher, recent peace delegation to Iran, in May 2006.According to the blogger, images...

Iran:Tell me Why?

View from Iran writes I watched Khameini speak at the induction of new police officers (on television, not live). Thousands of blue-hatted men lifted their fists in the air and...

Iran:Why Ahmadinejad does not worry about war?

Digital Kelachinkov says it seems Ahmadinejad is the only one,except a few of his friends,who does not worry about a USA military intervention in Iran.The blogger says besides Ahmadinejad‘s belief...

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