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Freedom Glory Project

A group of musicians from the Iranian diaspora have produced the above video to show their solidarity. They are, from left to right, Raam, the lead singer from Hypernova, a […]

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Black Humor

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Human Rights Lawyer Released

Mohammad Mostafaei, who we blogged about earlier was apparently released today on bail of $100,000. Click to this post to see the original post telling of his arrest and watch […]

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Six Demonstrators Hanged

The Jerusalem Post is reporting that six demonstrators have been hanged. The details are not clear, but the article is definitely worth a read. Here’s an excerpt which should update […]

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Don’t Look Away – Don’t Look at This

Someone on iReport has posted a photograph that’s circulating of a student reported to have been beaten by Basij. The young man is in a coma now, and quite frankly, […]

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Reese Erlich Debunks the Foreign Intervention Theory

Just back from Iran, Erlich scoffs at the notion that the CIA is somehow behind the millions of people in the streets. A highly reccomended read. “Let’s look at what […]

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Collection of Comics, Iconography & Artworks

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Letter to the Supreme Leader

Here is an excerpt from a letter written to the Supreme Leader of Iran by one of his daughter’s former classmates: “You, just like the shah, silence the voices of […]

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Police Never Used Violence Against Protesters in Iran

+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+- Here is a clip from Iranian State Press TV. Unbelievable bullocks: For more infuriating entertainment visit their website +-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+- Here is a clip from Iranian State Press TV. Unbelievable […]

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Toontime

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Dead or Detained

The Guardian’s interactive map of those detained or killed during the last two weeks. The Guardian’s interactive map of those detained or killed during the last two weeks.

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Kids in the Streets

+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+- By all accounts the kids are in the streets tonight protesting the Guardian Council’s ruling on the election this evening.  Clashes are reported. And also this, for comic effect: […]

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Late Night Bits

Tehran Bureau reports: CALL FROM TEHRAN – [translated] After the 10 o’clock news, when the result of the Guardian Council’s vote count was announced, the sound of Allah o Akbar […]

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Military Coup Against the Old Clerics?

Iran’s top electoral body, the Guardian Council, has confirmed the victory of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in the presidential election after a partial recount (10%). CNN reports that what has actually happened […]

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The End of the Beginning

Here’s a brilliant read by Trita Parsi and Reza Aslan who argue that…. “Iran’s popular uprising, which began after the June 12 election, may be heading for a premature ending. […]

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Persepolis Spoof

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Mousavi’s Letter to Iranian Ex-Patriots

Not sure what to make of this but it sounds pretty weak and conciliatory: 1388/4/3 In the Name of the God, The Compassionate, The Merciful Dear compatriots, Honorable Iranians living […]

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Silence

(Fact check corrections made) It started with a man who delivered the heart-rending footage of Neda dying. Some days after the video spread across the globe, a message appeared, one […]

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Update

Summary of events on Sunday from a reliable source: Today’s gathering at Ghoba mosque for the anniversary of those killed in that boming the Khomeini regime plotted 28 years ago. […]

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Protests Continue Today in Tehran

Footage from today’s protests at Qoba mosque in Tehran, where opposition candidate Karoobi is said to have appeared, show heavy turnout, disproving claims that the street movement has been quashed. […]

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From the Readers

The tree of liberty is being refreshed with the blood of too few tyrants and too many patriots it would seem.  At least the insurrection in Iran will have inspired […]

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Liberté en Iran!

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A Message

© Na Naz Much of the opposition’s power leverage is now centered on the moral and religious legitimacy of the Ayatollah Khamenei and the Islamic establishment. In the wake of […]

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Letter from Tehran 06.26.2009

Hey guys, I would not be around that much,we have real security issues over here and I have confirmed news that a lot of people are being arrested through Cyber […]

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