Blog Archives

Suppression of Metal Music and artists moves from movies to reality in ‘moderate Iran’

Remember “No One Knows About Persian Cats”? Bahman Ghobadi’s 2009 film told the tale of two Iranian musicians recently released from prison, who try to form a band with the intention of performing – and then remaining – outside Iran.

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage

In Iran, Elections Are Not In The People’s Hands

Iran is about to hold elections. These elections will have very limited impact on the future of the country, due to the flawed democracy and premeditated blocking of options in Iran. In less than 10 days, on February 26, Iranians

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Iranian elections, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Politics, Khamenei, Media Coverage

Baha’is – an example of discrimination against and Persecution of minorities in Iran

When Malala Yousafzai fought for girls’ education in Pakistan, the world watched with baited breath, sympathizing with the brave girl who had risked her life to stand up to the Taliban’s mullahs. In Iran, such struggles take place all the

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage

Female PressTV Reporter Exposes Iran’s Unholy Patriarchy

Since Ayatollah Khomeini’s Velayat-e Faqih became its cornerstone after the 1979 revolution, Iran has been a theocracy. But it’s not just a theocracy – it’s a patriarchy, too. It may appoint some token women to key roles – such as

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage

Is The Key To US-Iran Ties In America’s Hands?

Since the nuclear deal was finalized this summer, the Iran-US relationship has become only more complicated and fraught with tension, rather than the other way around. Iran is not only reinterpreting the nuclear deal, but also acting in a hostile

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Khamenei, Media Coverage, nuclear talks

As World Mourns Over France Attacks, Mourning Silenced In Iran

After dispersing a heavily-policed Tehran vigil for the victims of last week’s horrific Paris terrorist attacks after just half an hour (the mourning continued on the web), it took Iran just a few days to move past condoling and consoling

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage

Despite Torture, Iranian Jailed Cartoonist Atena Farghadani Speaks Up

Remember Atena Farghadani? The 28-year-old Iranian cartoonist who was put on trial for protesting (in cartoon form) against her country’s intention to ban contraceptives – while said country was busy hosting an anti-ISIS cartoon competition of its own. Clearly, self-expression

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, nuclear talks
Follow us in any way you like!
  Like on FacebookFollow on Twitterstumble uponFlickrPinterest

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 32,984 other followers

Visuals to Share
HRFirst

facebook-spider

Cyberspace

More Photos
Visitor Count
  • 554,418
Follow us on Twitter