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Presumed Rouhani’s ‘Moderate’ Iran Needs to be re-defined in light of execution of Gay Teen

Iran is pushing the envelope when it comes to human rights violations – and the world (and the media) can no longer look the other way. While some media outlets are still holding onto the notion that the Rouhani administration

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Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage

LGBT rights in Iran

In memory of Abdullah Ghavami Chahzanjiru and Salman Ghanbari Chahzanjiri, who were hanged in southern Iran on August 6, possibly for consensual sodomy.  

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Posted in Human Rights

Hassan Rouhani: Rock Star & Rights Abuser

Media fanfare over the Geneva nuclear deal continues into its second week. The latest: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaking optimistically to The Financial Times about his country’s economy, while also releasing what The Telegraph called “an MTV-style video” to mark

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Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Human Rights, Iranian elections, Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage

What’s Happening in German-Speaking Europe?

Scanning the globe (in several languages), it appears that something’s up in German-speaking Europe – and we believe the media has missed it. This blog prides itself in helping the avid follower of Iran-related issues to understand the bigger picture. 

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Posted in CNN, Other News
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