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The Unwitting Heroine of the Iranian Womens’ Struggle

Fox News’s Iranian-descended Lisa Daftari caused quite the stir last week after reporting on a video showing an Iranian woman dancing “joyously” – and hijab-lessly – on top of her car. The dance in the desert, wrote Daftari, was “the

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Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Internal Issues

Tackling drugs: The Iranian way…

Iran’s official news agencies are once again proudly flaunting (in English) their ‘successful’ anti-drugs activities. Fars News Agency, for example, led with this headline last week: Iranian Police Intercept Huge Heroin Cargo En Route to Europe. Some European news agencies

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Posted in Fars News Agency, Other News

Medicine and Human Rights in Iran

The Iranian regime continues to hammer out its well-oiled (and well-funded – maybe this money could be better spent on medicine?) PR campaign against the sanctions.  Meanwhile, the regime’s friends and unofficial spokespeople (see previous blog) push the message through

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Posted in Human Rights
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