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Fred Petrossian · July, 2008

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 July, 2008

Iran: Cleric's Protest Walk Ends in Jail

An Iranian cleric named Ali Reza Jahanshahi was arrested about two weeks ago, shortly after beginning a 960 kilometer (590 miles) protest walk from the southern Iranian city, Sirjan to...

Iran:Two Leaders in fight against HIV/AIDS arrested

Iran:”Assassination of a Pharaoh”

Iran: Beautiful Iran in photos

Iran: A leftist student and blogger was jailed

Iran: Iran before and after revolution in photos

Iran: Nuclear crisis

Iran: Eight Women and One man face stoning death

Iranian bloggers react to Israel-Hezbollah deal

While the Iranian government rejoiced at the release of Lebanese prisoners from Israel, bloggers were quick to ask about the fate of Iranians captured in Lebanon, writes Hamid Tehrani, who...

Iran: Bloggers campaign to save wetlands

The great and diverse Iranian wetland ecosystems could disappear in the near future. To increase public awareness of the problem, several green bloggers launched a campaign, which run from July...

Iran:”Alone in Paradise”

Iran: Several Iranian Churches on UNESCO's list

Iran:Front Page of 50 Banned Journals

Iran: A disabled man talks about blogging

Iran: A man with a mission?

Iran: Two student leaders were arrested

Iran:Jahan News site was filtered

Iran: Students support Tavancheh, a leftist student

Iran: Balatarin, a successful citizen media story

Meet Yahyanejad, the founder of the very successful Balatarin site, a community website which users can use to share links to webpages they find interesting, with an emphasis on the...

Iran:Pictures do not Lie!

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