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Fred Petrossian · November, 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 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 November, 2009

Iran: Students surprised Ahmadinejad's advisor in Paris

Iranian students in Paris criticized Iranian government and its repression policy against Iranian students and opposition in a meeting with Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iranian president's advisor in Paris. Here are the...

Iran: A blogger released, another arrested

Iranian authorities released Mohammad Ali Abtahi,former vice president and blogger on a $700,000 bail one week ago after his lawyer said he had been sentenced to six years in prison....

Iran: Art in Protest

The artistic creativity of the ‘green' protest movement since the June 12 presidential election has perhaps been unique in Iran's history.

Iran: Green Movement defies regime again

Iran's Green Movement opposition organized mass street protests on the 4th of November that were were met with a violent crackdown by security forces. As has come to be expected,...

Iran: People trampling on Khamenei's picture

Protesters trampled on Iran's Leader ,Ali Khamenei's, picture in Shariati Street in Tehran. Watch the video here.

Iran: Guards attacking people

A video film showing security forces attacked protesters today in Tehran.

Iran: Karoubi, an opposition leader among protesters

A video film shows Mehdi Karoubi, a leading opposition figure among protesters in Tehran. People chant slogans supporting him and Mousavi, another opposition learder.

Iran: Protest continues

Iraneazadi1388 says [fa] people continue to protest in Tehran and chant down with dictator.

Iran: Security forces attacked protesters

According to Kian, security forces attacked Iranian protesters in Hafteh Tir Square in Tehran and injured several people.

Iran: Demonstration in Tehran

Here is a video film on the Iranian opposition demonstration in Tehran today.

Iran: Protests Began

The Spirit of Man, Iranian blogger, says “so the November 4th Protests just began in Tehran. I'll do my best to live blog it here. is reporting everything both...

Iran: Free Hossein Derakhshan

On the one-year anniversary of the arrest of controversial Iranian blogger Hossein Derakshan, his compatriots launch a campaign to keep the issue of his detention alive.

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