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Fred Petrossian · June, 2009

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 June, 2009

30 June 2009

Iran: Protest movement inspires art

Iranian and non-Iranian citizens continue to create online works of art to support Iranians who protest against the June 12 presidential election results in Iran.

27 June 2009

Iranian officials ‘crowd-source’ protester identities

Iranian protesters appearing in widely disseminated online photos from the ongoing post-election demonstrations in Iran, are now being targeted on website of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. It shows images...

Iran: Bloggers on the Iranian crisis

Iran: “Protest Movement” Tribute Michael Jackson

25 June 2009

Iran: Green Baloons

Iran: Art for protest's sake

Bloggers and citizen artists online have been creating designs and cartoons to add a touch of art to the insistent Iranian protest movement that has risen in response the June...

24 June 2009

Iran: Riots police attacked protesters

Iran: Neda becomes a symbol for the protesters

Neda was an Iranian woman who was shot dead by Basij militia on Saturday during a protest of thousands against the Iranian presidential election results that declared Mahmoud Ahmadinejad president....

22 June 2009

Iran: Protesters in Tehran

Iran: Protest Continues

Iran: Videos of protests and vigils

A disputed June 12 election in Iran that returned President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to power, has sparked the most violent unrest since the Islamic Revolution in 1979. Protesters and the opposition...

20 June 2009

Iran: Protesters break a taboo and defy Khamenei

One day after Islamic Republic Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei denounced protests and warned reformist leaders against taking to the streets, thousands of people demonstrated in Tehran. They were joined by...

Iran: Security Forces attacked people

Iran: Mousavi's wife invites people to demonstrate

19 June 2009

Iran: Reformist and activist bloggers arrested

As demonstrations continue in Iran against the results of the June 12 presidential elections, authorities continue their clampdown on activists, journalists and bloggers. Hamid Tehrani reviews the Iranian blogosphere, where...

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