Saturday, June 27, 2009

Around The Blogosphere 27 June 09

Today I'm going for blogs tackling the thorny topic of IRAN! Iranian protesters appearing in widely disseminated online photos from the ongoing post-election demonstrations in Iran, are now being targeted on website of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. It shows images of 20 people with red circles drawn around their faces claiming they have been involved in creating "chaos" in Tehran. Hamid Tehrani reports.

Kathleen Parker trades in conspiracy theories

Amazing blog of 19-year-old from Tehran: "I am a 19 years old female student and a blogger in Iran. This blog will reflect my life and the social struggles that young Iranians face. Last week I was contacted by a journalist Victoria Kennedy in the United Kingdom who wanted to do an interview about the recent events in Iran. She found me through my blog."

Months after the death of Blogger Omid Reza Mir Sayafi, who died in an Iranian prison after allegedly insulting religious leaders, the March18.org site has been set up to remember him and to hopefully keep this story from repeating itself.

Cartoonist draws global attention

Iranian Leaders Gaining the Edge Over Protesters What social forces have been unleashed in the aftermath of the disputed election in Iran?

On Religion For Bahais, a Crackdown Is Old News
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