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Language category archive · 332 posts


Below are posts about citizen media in Farsi. Don't miss Global Voices به فارسی, where Global Voices posts are translated into Farsi! Read about our Lingua project to learn more about how Global Voices content is being translated into other languages.

Latest stories about Farsi

9 April 2014

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Jailed Iranian Blogger's Letter Speaks of Torture

The blogger known as Siamak Mehr writes an open letter from a small cell with 40 inmates. He is serving a 4-year sentence for writing a blog.

27 March 2014

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After One Death, Pleas to Free Remaining Abducted Iranian Soldiers

Insurgents near the Iran-Pakistan border abducted five soldiers in February and have reportedly killed one of their prisoners, Jamshid Danaeifard. #FreeIranianSoldiers say Iranians on Twitter.

13 March 2014

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Iran: Deceased Blogger's Mother Erased Out of News Photo

The European Union foreign policy chief caused furore in Iran when she met with human rights activists and a deceased blogger's mother at the Austrian Embassy in Tehran.

17 February 2014

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From Iran to the World: Humans of Shiraz

Who are the people of Shiraz and what are their dreams? The world famous Humans of New York has inspired yet another local Facebook page.

14 February 2014

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Protests Erupt Against a TV Show in Iran

Demonstrators say the show was insulting to Bakhtiari people and the role its leaders played in Iran's Constitutional Revolution.

12 February 2014

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Calls to #FreeIranianSoldiers Abducted at Iran-Pakistan Border

The Baloch Sunni-muslim insurgent group Jaish al-Adl (Army of Justice) claimed responsibility and published a photo of the abducted soldiers through social media .

10 January 2014

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Iran Voices: New Site Polls Citizens on Local Government

What do citizens expect from their city officials? A new site polls Iranians about their views and shares results with decision-makers.

6 January 2014

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A Year of Campaigns for Iran

Hope is alive in Iran for improving the situation for fellow citizens. Here are some of the campaigns we followed in 2013.

23 December 2013

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Chat is a Dirty Word in Iran? WeChat Blocked

A popular smart phone application that enables access to social media is now blocked in Iran.

15 December 2013

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With No Easy Access to Medicine, Iranians Suffer Sanctions

Even after the lifting of some sanctions, Iranians still have difficulty acquiring the medicines they need to thrive or survive.

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