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Fred Petrossian · February, 2011

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 February, 2011

Iran: A Blogger Who Prayed to See Protesters Beaten

After widespread protests in Iran on February 14, Iranian cyber-activists flooded the internet with videos, photos and tweets from the demonstrations. Meanwhile, a different interpretation of events exists on the...

Iran: Opposition leader sent a message in You Tube

Mehdi Karroubi, one of leading opposition leaders, sent a message on You Tube just before being placed under house arrest. He said the opposition leaders are faithful to their promises.

Iran: Heavy security deployment in Tehran

Here is a short video showing very heavy security deployment in Tehran on Thursday.

Iran: VOA Hacked by “Cyber Army”

Iran's “Cyber Army” hacked Voice of America's website today and left a message for Hilary Clinton: “Mrs. Clinton, Do you want to hear the voice of the oppressed nations? The...

Iran: More Protests, Another Death (Videos)

Despite large security presence in major traffic intersections, witnesses say protesters have been gathering since early afternoon and continue to swell in Tehran, Isfahan, Shiraz, Marivan and several other cities...

Iran:Demonstrations continue

Several sites and blogs such as Hambastge reported [fa] protesters chanted anti regime slogans in several cities on Sunday. There is also a demonstration in front of State run TV...

Iran: Resistance in Tehran

A film shows how people resisted against security forces on 14th of February in Tehran. They chanted against regime's leaders and threw stones.

Iran: Whose Martyr is He?

The Iranian pro-regime and opposition forces have each been battling to claim Saleh Jaleh as their martyr. He was killed by gunfire on February 14 when the opposition demonstrated in...

Iran: Jailed blogger Hossein Ronaghi in Danger

Hossein Ronaghi Malki, an Iranian blogger, is serving a 15 year prison sentence, and is confined in the security ward of Evin Prison, deprived of contact with his family or...

Iran: Today's Protests in Videos

Despite a government ban, Iranians demonstrated in several cities today, including Tehran, Shiraz, Isfahan, and Rasht. The Iranian opposition had sought permission to demonstrate in solidarity with the Egyptian and...

Iran: Protesters back to Streets

Iranian protesters demonstrate in Tehran, Shiraz, Isfahan,Rasht and several other cities. Here is a video film shows Sharif University students in Tehran chant against ‘dictator’.

Iran: “Al Jazeera, Please Cover Iran as you did in Egypt”

As Iranian cyber activists flooded into the virtual world to encourage an officially banned mass demonstration on 14 February (25 Bahman) in the name of the Egyptian and Tunisian peoples,...

Iran:Protesters on rooftops

Several video films show protesters on rooftops in Tehran chanting ‘God is Great’ and ‘down with dictator’ on Sunday. Tommorow Iranian opposition called for a demonstration in Iran.

Iran: Protesters interrupted a State sponsored concert

Here is a film showing Iranian protesters interrupted an Iranian government sponsored concert in Malaysia.

Iran: Posters for 14th of February

Iranian sites and blogs such as Iranchristian has published several posters for opposition demonstration on 14th of February (25 Bahman).

Iran:”Attack at Mashahi at pro-regime rally”

A video film shows Esfandiar Rahim Mashai, Iran's President's Chief of Staff was “attacked by conseravtive protesters.” Mashahi had been criticized by conservative clerics in recent months for adopting a...

Iran: Hope, Joy, Envy as Egypt Breaks Free

Iranian bloggers welcomed the departure of Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak today with both joy and envy. It is an amazing coincidence that Mubarak was brought down on exactly the 32th...

Iran: Protesting in the name of Egypt and Tunisia

Iranian opposition leaders, Mir Hussein Mousavi and Mehdi Karubi, have applied for permission to stage a rally in support of revolts in Egypt and Tunisia, on 14 February (25 Bahman)...

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