Wednesday, September 23, 1998 / Mehr 1, 1377, No. 568
A couple of months ago these cartoons were introduced as evidence by the prosecution to support their demand to close down the liberal "Jame'eh" newspaper. The paper was eventually banned but its original editors and writers started the daily "Tous." In mid-September, that paper too was shut down for "undermining the Islamic Republic." These cartoons were reprinted in the monthly news magazine, "Payam-e Emrooz" in Tehran last month. Thanks to R. Khadem... GO TO FIRST CARTOON
Lost and found messages
* Nouriel Saedian from New York looking for my good old friend Taei whom I went to high school with in Isfahan, Adab High School 1974-1980. If you know of his whereabout please send me a messaqge: Email: Nouriel@worldnet.attnet
* Hi everybody, I am looking for an old close friend of mine called Shahpour Johary (or his other first name, Ghobad). I havn't seen him since I left Iran 1984. If any body knows him please give him my email address: firstname.lastname@example.org . My name: Khosrow Afrasiabi.
* A friend in Iran, Homayoun Safiri, is looking for a good friend of his that he lost contact with: His name is: MAJID ALIZADEH. If you know anything about his or his family's whereabouts, send a message to: Homayoun Safiri thru: Jshahbaz@shafagh.ut.ac.ir
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Iranian MPs want action against liberal
TEHRAN, Sept 23 (Reuters) - Two-thirds of
deputies in Iran's parliament on Wednesday called for journalists who write
against Islamic principles to be put on trial for threatening national security.
The official Iranian news agency IRNA said 180 of the 270 deputies, in a
letter read out in parliament, backed supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's
call for action against newspapers he accused of ``abusing freedom of speech.''...
IRNA director, editor released
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - The deputy director and
an editor of Iran's official news agency were set free on Wednesday, and
the agency said a complaint against them apparently had been withdrawn...
IRNA staff calls for detained colleagues' release
Iran's Khatami seeks U.S. action, not words
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Iranian President Mohammad Khatami challenged the United States Tuesday to match its new conciliatory tone towards his country with action to end sanctions and to change its Middle East policy... FULL TEXT
Conviction in Iran-jet conspiracy
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) -- A Texas man who worked
for a multimillionaire arms dealer was convicted Wednesday of conspiring
to sell F-14 engine parts to Iran. Robert Cassidy of Houston faces up to
five years in prison and a $250,000 fine when he is sentenced Jan. 8 for
conspiring to violate the federal Arms Export Control Act... FULL TEXT
Iranian film festival in Paris
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The reporters, editors and chief editors of the Islamic Republic News Agency... called for the immediate and unconditional release of the IRNA deputy managing director in charge of news and the chief editor of its social desk and demanded job security.
report quoted by Reuters
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