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Opinion 2004

MARCH

COVER
Survival of the fittest
Israel and the IRI are strong. Palestinians and Iranian opposition are weak
By Siamack Baniameri

OPINION
Decoy duck

A discussion on "Donkeys Party" academic list on the assassination of Hamas leader Sheikh Ahmad Yassin

OPINION
Accountability
Offending governments must be held responsiblle for their actions
By Houman Jazaeri

RIGHTS
Remind them

Open letter to former South African President Nelson Mandela on the eve of his trip to Iran
Ettehad-e Jomhourikhahan-e Iran (EJI)

THOUGHTS
Hamid's blog
A world gone mad
By Hamid Boroumand

JUDGEMENT
Be fair

UK's House of Commons issues report on Iran

POLITICS
Aunt Ameri

Just being Persian-American simply isn't enough
By Sepand Rezaii

GENDER
If you can't beat 'em, ban 'em

Quota for men in the field of medicine
By Maryam Ghadessi

TERRORISM
Surviving our own follies
A Persian meditation on Madrid in Athens
By Ahmad Sadri

IRAQ
Pax Americana
One year after the Iraq occupation
By the Baghdad Blogger

OPINION
It works so well
Passive resistance vs. terrorism
By Jerry Quill

HOMOSEXUALITY
Why assume the worst?
Why reduce us even further into isolated communities of the hateful?
By H. Utanazad

PEACE
Between education and catastrophe
Educating for global citizenship
By Majid Tehranian

OIL
I dream of a white Noruz
UK-US-Russia trio are running the show
By Farrokh A. Ashtiani

HOMOSEXUALITY
Gay geography
Otherness is in fact a big deal
By Choob Dosar-Gohi

OPINION
Only vegetables have roots
What is needed now is a Declaration of Human Unity
By Fereydoun Hoveyda

RECOVERY
Progress report
Relief International's earthquake recovery program in Bam
By Zohre Elahian

HEJAB
Shabah-e naamatboo
Europe wakes up to Islamic dress
By Alborz

OPINION
No way
Is killing for political reasons justified?
By Siavash Davoodi

OPINION
Farzaanegi
Beh asraar-e moamaa naresi...
By Mohamad Purqurian

STEREOTYPE
Who killed Jesus?
For once the Moslems were not involved
By Elham Atashi

REVOLUTION
Different camps
There is a lot to consider in response to such questions as Why we are here 25 years after the revolution and Why we ended up with a regime far worse than the Shah's
By Arash Kamangir

U.S.-IRAN
More prudence
U.S. must not underestimate the extent of Iran's national security worries
By Kaveh L. Afrasiabi

HOMOSEXUALITY
Blind tolerance
Homosexuality has been associated with more negatives than positives
By Majid S.

COMMUNITY
We've got a problem
We don't do enough to express or defend ourselves
By Ben Madadi

SEARCH
Shared values
I am a concoction of Pakistan, Iran and America. The question is, what does that mean in practice?
By Natasha Behbahany

WOMEN
Hoghoogh-e zan hoghoogh-e bashar ast
Women's rights are human rights
By Niloofar Beyzaie

OPINION
Don't straighten the queers
Tolerating the queers at once marginalizes the queers and legitimates "our" own sense of straightness
By Afsaneh Najmabadi

PROTEST
Trembling
Majlis deputy points finger
at supreme leader

REVOLUTION
Hindsight
Photo essay: Farah Pahlavi on Barbara Walters
By Jahanshah Javid

OPINION
Half equal scare
The Muslim Hejab appears as a threat to equality and freedoms
By M. Barrett

OPINION
Samad & Eynollah!
7th Majlis elections
By Dariush Sajjadi

OPINION
Media mirage
American journalists and Iranian elections
By Fereydoun Hoveyda

IMAGE
Four seasons
There is more to the whole of Iran than the fragments revealed to outsiders
By Bita R

COVER
Being straight on queers
Let us stop hating homosexuals
By Golnar Shirazi

OPINION
Take the goddamn apple
Religious freedom
By Jerry Quill

OPINION
Nothing more
Countering thoughts of superiority
By Ben Madadi

CRITIC
Cheh moaameleh baayad kard?
& Mostazaad majles-e chaahaarom
Gut feelings about the Majlis
By Mirzadeh Eshghi

PERSONALITY
Entezam's story

Only Iranian president of the U.N. General Assembly
By Mahmoud Ghaffari

 

 

 

 

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