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Fred Petrossian · January, 2006

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 January, 2006

17 January 2006

Afghanistan:Ambassador Speaking

Nuclear Crisis, Sanctions & BBC

Iranian nuclear crisis has become a hot story in Media around the world. Several Iranian bloggers inside Iran and out side country, have shared their feelings and fear about sanctions...

Iran: CNN & Mistranslation!

16 January 2006

Afghan Whispers

Afghan Reality says that according to a poll released by, 83 per cent of respondents think things in the country are going in the right direction. The blogger adds:...

Iran: Martin Luther King

Iran: Data Centers

10 January 2006

Petition For Political Prisoners & Air Plane Crash!

Several Iranian bloggers have signed a petition (a letter) in which they asked freedom for political prisoner in Karaj Rejai Shahr Prison. Amnesty international, Red Cross and other humanitarian organisations...

3 January 2006

Human Rights, Non Violence Library & Christmas

Cheraghyekhamoush (Turned off lights) talks about Ahmadinejad’s, recent proposition to Europeans about human rights. According to Iranian President, whose government is under pressure for human rights abuses, Iran can send...

2 January 2006

Afghan Whispers

Taliban & Schools: Afghan women and girls were routinely victimized under the Taliban, who even denied them the right to go to school. President Karzai's government has given girls the...

Iran: Journal Banned