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Fred Petrossian · June, 2010

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 June, 2010

Iran: A woman may face stoning to death

Iran: People resisted the Morality Police

Iran: Derakhshan's trial started

Iran: Mir-Hossein Mousavi Cartoon Upsets Greens

A leading Iranian cartoonist and blogger based in Canada, Nikahang Kowsar, posted a cartoon this month of opposition leader Mir-Hossein Mousavi that has caused numerous reactions in Iranian citizen media....

Iran: “9 file sharing sites got filtered”

Iran: A leading weblog service got filtered

Iran: Repressed at home, Iranians protest worldwide

While several witnesses in Tehran said that scattered clashes erupted between Iran's security forces and demonstrators marking the first anniversary of a contested presidential election on 12 June, protests also...

Iran: WordPress got filtered

Iran: Protesters Clash with Security Forces on Anniversary of Election

Witnesses in Tehran said scattered clashes erupted on Saturday between Iran's security forces and demonstrators gathering at key sites to mark the first anniversary of a contested presidential election.

Iran: To Demonstrate or Not, on Anniversary of Election

On the anniversary of the contested Iranian election on June 12 the question circulating online is: whether to face authorities and demonstrate or not.

Iran: A blog for Derakhshan

Iran:”Hizbollah” interrupted Khomeini Grandson's speech

Iran: Majid Tavakoli stopped his hunger strike

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