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Fred Petrossian · April, 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 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 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 April, 2007

30 April 2007

Iran:Hidden thoughts of Ahmadinejad

Iran: Crackdown on Women Again

Iranian police have begun to crackdown on women’s dress. After the Islamic revolution of 1979, women have been obliged to cover their hair and wear long, loose-fitting clothes to disguise...

23 April 2007

Iranian Women's Movement Beyond Gender and Age

Thanks to Kosoof, a leading photoblogger, we can discover some important moments of this movement in photographs from the last two years. Here are six photos chosen to display that...

19 April 2007

Iran:Reflections on Virginia Tech

Iran:Virginia shooting in Iranian Blogestan

Haji Washington[Fa] says if a Korean student had killed people in a European university as this stupid guy did in Virginia Tech, a wave of hatred would create serious problems...

17 April 2007

Iran:Watch how a student activist was kidnapped in 35 seconds

Interview with Digital Kalashinkov, Journalist and Blogger

Blogs are the most free media in Iran and have found their own place in society. The blogs have pushed the boundaries ... Reformist politicians have given importance to bloggers....

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