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Fred Petrossian · February, 2012

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, 2012

Iran: A pro-animal blog was filtered

Iranian News Agency “Improves” Oscar Speech by Asghar Farhadi

Iranians are overjoyed with the news that Asghar Farhadi's film “A Separation” was awarded an Oscar for best foreign language film. Farhadi's acceptance speech attracted even more attention after Fars...

Iran: Female blogger was released from prison

Iran: Another blogger was arrested

Iran: Letter from Jailed Blogger Details “Blue Sky of Pain”

Dr. Mehdi Khazali, a jailed Iranian blogger and publisher, wrote a letter this month from prison describing a “blue sky of pain” of his first-hand experience with the injustice of...

Afghanistan: Do not kill each other

Iran: Enviromental blogs under fire

Iran: Security forces kidnapped Khazali from hospital

Iran: Iranian rappers sing for people of Homs in Syria

Iran: Internet not just spying tool but spy itself

Iran: Blogger's wife and daughter got kidnapped

Iran: Threatening message targets journalists

Iran: Internet Blackout Ahead of Protest Day

Internet and email services in Iran have become partially inaccessible in recent days with no explanation from the government. Bloggers suspect it has to do with opposition movement protests scheduled...

Iran: No Access to Email

Iran: Beautiful nature

Iran: No War, No Dictatorship

Iran: Blogger was sentenced to 14 years in prison

Iran: Blogger under pressure to give TV confession

Iran: A surprsing Maquette to remember Khomeini

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