Mahsa Alimardani an Iranian-Canadian Internet researcher. Her focus is on the intersection of technology and human rights, especially as it pertains to freedom of expression and access to information inside Iran. She holds a Honours Bachelor of Arts and Science in Political Science from the University of Toronto, and has completed her Research Masters at the University of Amsterdam, researching the Iranian Internet. She's currently working on her DPhil at the Oxford Internet Institute at the University of Amsterdam, while working on Article 19's Iran digital programmes.
Latest posts by Mahsa Alimardani from July, 2016
How has one of the most restricted Internet environments, with censors on platforms such as Facebook and Twitter, reacted to Pokémon Go?
Ayatollah Khomeini Died 27 Years Ago, But a Trump Advisor Still Wants Him to Condemn Last Week's Attack in Nice
Appearing on Fox News, Flynn said, “I want the Imam, or Khomeini, to stand up and be counted and to talk about this radical form of ideology in their bloodstream."
Iranian hardliners, typically champions of Internet censorship, are calling on the government to stop blocking Twitter in order to counter Saudi Arabian propaganda against Iran.
Iranian cinematic legend Abbas Kiarostami died after a battle with cancer. We asked some of his fans to share their favourite scenes from the filmmaker's body of work.