November 18, 2017

Iran ups repression of dissent ahead of vote: Amnesty

February 28, 2012
“For Iranians facing this level of repression, it can be dispiriting that discussions about their country in diplomatic circles can seem to focus mainly on the nuclear programme at the expense of human rights” (Amnesty International)

NICOSIA (AFP) — Iran has escalated its crackdown on freedom of expression ahead of this week’s parliamentary election, […]

Iran’s YouTube Generation

Wall Street Journal
Iran’s universities are again the scene of battles over the country’s future. In the digital age, we’re able to take a better peek inside.
Footage of recent student protests in Tehran, Shiraz and Hamedan are all over the Internet. In particular, one clip of a student dressing down a government dignitary reveals a remarkable […]