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Posts Tagged: #iranelection

Iran Links

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Entire staff of Iranian newspaper arrested.

An Iranian student returns to Iran.

Jailed reformists tortured to confess to foreign plot.

Iran’s new revolutionaries.

e-source: “Tehran is very very quiet. There’s anger & passion, but going out to show it doesn’t seem very productive and is very dangerous” … Confirmed firsthand account of another “Allahu Akbar” protester killed on the rootfop, this one in Tehran.

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Letter From Iran

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In the end of 1978 Josheph Kraft, a reporter for the New Yorker, went to visit Shah Pahlavi. He was greeted in a ballroom on the second floor of the Niavaran Palace by a man wearing, “a double-breasted suit whose blackness suggested mourning.” From the December 18, 1978 issue, “Letter From Iran.”:

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Iran’s Twitter revolution goes global

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It’s been amazing to watch it spread.

“As the embattled government of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad appears to be trying to limit Internet access and communications in Iran, new kinds of social media are challenging those traditional levers of state media control and allowing Iranians to find novel ways around the restrictions,” reports the New York Times.

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