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Iran Protests 2009

Holding Iran's Supreme Leader Accountable

Reza Pahlavi | Posted 05.08.2012 | Home
Reza Pahlavi

It is my sincere hope that whatever political motivations have previously guided nations in the past vis-à-vis Iran, they will do what is clearly right and side with the people of Iran by voting to refer this case to the International Criminal Court at once.

Irani Protest Comic Comes Together Through Collaboration

Posted 02.15.2012 | Home

In an all-too-rare moment of collaboration across political borders and cultural boundaries a Persian author, Arab artist and a Jewish editor came tog...

Iran Uprising: Is Mousavi Becoming Irrelevant?

Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Stuart Whatley

Who is running the show? Is Mousavi really guiding the movement on the streets, or is the street guiding Mousavi?

Iran Accuses Five Protestors of Warring Against God, Face Death Penalty

New York Times | NAZILA FATHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

At least five protesters arrested in Iran last week during antigovernment demonstrations will be tried on charges of warring against God, which carrie...

Jason Linkins

Iran's Green Revolution Gaining Traction, Sustainability | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Earlier this year, I had the good fortune to meet Meir Javedanfar, Middle East policy analyst for the Middle East Economic and Political Analysis Comp...

Iran Unrest Could Boil Over Jan. 16

GlobalPost | Iason Athanasiadis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ISTANBUL, Turkey -- As simmering unrest continues to sweep Iran, the country's opposition is casting about for possible endgames to the ongoing crisis...

Reflecting on Iran, Social Media, and Change

Adam Elkus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Adam Elkus

Networked social movements are still in a immature stage. But as information campaigners grow more experienced, skilled, and above all else pragmatic the quality of digital campaigns is sure to improve.

Iranian Police Vehicle Purportedly Runs Over Protester (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A video posted on YouTube reportedly shows shocking footage of Iranian police running down a group of protesters on Sunday in Tehran. The video appea...

Iran's Universities Punish Students Who Disputed Vote | ROBERT F. WORTH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Iranian universities have begun disciplining and suspending students who took part in street protests after the dispute...

Iranian Protest Figures Could Face Executions | Thomas Erdbrink | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The attorney prosecuting leading opposition figures in Iran asked a court Tuesday to give them "the maximum punishment," offering the clearest indicat...

Iran Inmates 'Tortured To Death'

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

One of Iran's defeated opposition presidential candidates has said some protesters held after July's disputed poll were tortured to death in prison....

Iran Inside Out Shocks and Provokes at the Chelsea Art Museum

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Marissa Bronfman

Iran Inside Out offers a veritable platter of provocative work that begs for discussion, debate and perhaps most importantly, an open mind.

Iran's Women A Driving Force Behind Green Movement

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Her eyes, wide open, she seemed to be staring into nothingness as her body was drained of its blood. The world watched Neda Agha-Soltan, a 26-year-ol...

Iranians Worldwide Roll Out Green Scroll Against Ahmadinejad (SLIDESHOW, UPDATES)

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Diane Tucker

Updates, and video screen grabs from the ceremony in Paris, follow the post. AUSTIN, TX -- When a reporter asked Vaclav Havel to comment on Iran's p...

Three Cheers for Democracy and the World Wide Web

Christina Patterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Christina Patterson

Vicious governments will always try to hold on to power, but a modest Englishman called Tim has made their job much harder.

Reza Pahlavi, Ex-Shah's Son, Calls For Louder Protest Of Iran's Rights Abuses

McClatchy News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The former crown prince of Iran on Monday urged foreign leaders to condemn more forcefully the Iranian regime's crackdown on more than a week of mass ...

Where was the twittered outrage for #ourownbackyard?

Max Keiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Max Keiser

In the lead up to the US elections less than a year ago, protesters gathered at the party conventions. The police were waiting for them.

Iran Protests 2009: HuffPost Bloggers Weigh In On Political Fallout, Twitter And What Happens Next

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

As the fallout over the Iranian election continues, HuffPost bloggers weigh in with their views on the political landscape and developments in the cou...

Iran's Competing Rallies Use Widely Different Tactics

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TEHRAN -- With cellphone connections disrupted and SMS services shut off by the government, Mousavi demonstrators at the historic rallies in the capit...