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Latest posts by Iran Voices

29 July 2015

Iran's University of Kurdistan Opens Department of Kurdish Language and Literature for the First Time

Bakhtiar Sajjadi, the new chair of the department, announced last week that 40 students have been accepted to start their studies this October.

6 April 2015

The Latest News from the Crisis in Iran's Lake Urmia

Iran Voices looks at recent efforts to save Lake Urmia, one of the world's largest saltwater lakes.

23 February 2015

Iranian Classroom Condemns Anti-Afghan Discrimination With ‘We Are Ashamed’ Campaign

Afghan refugees in Iran often face widespread discrimination and experience racist treatment from Iranians. The #ashamed campaign has more than 20,000 likes on Facebook.

2 February 2015

Local Iranian Humane Society Wants to End Animal Dissection Tournaments

The society's request to put a stop to the tournament went ignored, however. Animal rights efforts are only just beginning to be noticed by mainstream Iranian news.