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Fred Petrossian · September, 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 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 September, 2011

24 September 2011

Iran: Rage Over Video of Tortured Bear Cubs

A video shared by Iranian animal rights activists of a brown bear in Samirom being killed and her cubs tortured, has angered many Iranians and led to calls via blogs...

15 September 2011

Iran: Female Blogger Receives 50 Lashes

These are the words Iranian blogger Somayeh Tohidloo wrote in her blog, after receiving 50 whip lashes in Evin Prison: “Be happy, for if you wanted to humiliate me, I...

14 September 2011

Iran: Protest Art to Save Lake Urmia

Protesters took to the streets again on Monday in Ardabil, in Iran's Azarbaijan's region, to demand that the Iranian government save Lake Urmia, one of the world's largest salt water...

2 September 2011

Iran: Smile, the Regime is Reading Your Emails

A growing number of Iranian bloggers have expressed their anxieties after learning that their Gmail inboxes may have been an open book for the Iranian state to read and target...

Iran: Protect Iranian Users

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