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Fred Petrossian · July, 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 July, 2009

31 July 2009

Iran: Mourning the Victims of Protest

Thousands of Iranians gathered in Behesht Zahra cemetery in Tehran on Thursday to commemorate Neda Agha-Soltani and the victims of the protest movement. Dozens have been killed and hundreds jailed.

26 July 2009

Citizens of the World rally for Iran

On Saturday 25 July, 2009, Iranians and non-Iranians alike responded to the initiative United4Iran by taking part in an event to support the Iranian struggle for freedom and human rights. Coverage...

Iran: Solidarity with Green Movement in Dubai

23 July 2009

Citizens of the World “United 4 Iran”

On Saturday July 25, people around the world will have the opportunity to support Iranians in their struggle for democracy, freedom and basic human rights by attending rallies in dozens...

16 July 2009

Iran: Protests prompt emergence of underground Internet newspapers

The recent emergence of internet newspapers in Iran is evidence of the will of Iranian citizens and opposition forces to continue to communicate even as the Islamic Republic intensifies censorship,...

Iran: Online videos send messages to Joe Biden

About 100 Iranians, Americans and Iranian-Americans have posted short personal messages on YouTube to support the Iranian opposition movement that is calling the 12th of June presidential election a fraud. They...

Iran: Opposition goes to Friday Prayers

12 July 2009

Iran:Iranian Christians hesitant to get involved in protests

Iran:”China is the new Israel”

Iran: Sohrab Arabi, a protester, died in prison

Iran: Protesters defy Islamic regime again

Thousands of demonstrators chanted "Down with the dictator" and "Allaho Akbar (God is Great)" slogans in Tehran on Thursday defying a government warning against protests about the disputed June 12...

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