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Freedom of Speech: Iran Edition

Around the world, “freedom of speech” has a generally agreed upon definition and application: according to Article 19 of the UN’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights, “Everyone has the right to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and

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Posted in AP, Human Rights, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage

Iran’s Glaring Hypocrisy On Freedom of Speech and Artistic Expression

Coincidence: On the one hand, Iran is a country whose policies on freedom of speech allow (not to mention outright encourage) citizens to demonize a host of diabolical enemies, with the “Great Satan” in the lead. Yet, on the other

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Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, Other News

The First Human Rights Casualty of Iran’s Nuclear Program

Brought from hriran.com The nuclear issue in Iran represents a threat to many countries around the world. Yet the ongoing negotiations may have already claimed its first victims. As the international community focuses on the nuclear talks, little attention has been

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Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Human Rights, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, nuclear talks

Dramatic Event in Lausanne While Breakthrough with Iran Still Elusive

For talks that are down to the wire, the nuclear negotiations in Lausanne seem to be lingering at the finish line for quite a while – giving news outlets plenty of time to churn out dramatic headlines heralding an imminent

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Posted in Christian Science Monitor, Human Rights, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, nuclear talks

Iran’s new “spider project” against Facebook users

 

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Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Politics

Iran’s Ingenuous Condemnation of Charlie Hebdo Attack

In the wake of the murderous attack on the offices of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris, it seemed as though the voices of Iran’s leaders were united with those of its imprisoned dissidents in condemning the act. A

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Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Huffington Post, Human Rights, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Politics, Khamenei, Media Coverage

Expecting a Snail to Go The Extra Mile

Mostly, western outlets take a more critical tone on the Iranian government, while for the most part, criticism is notably absent from the Iranian reports. In some cases though, to our surprise, the opposite is true. A notable case in

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Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Internal Issues, Media Coverage
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