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Turning 43 in Prison

Bahman Ahmadi Amouee turned 43 on May 22, while in prison. He’s one of approximately 40 imprisoned journalists in Iran, who are serving prison terms

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The Birth of Hope

Bahareh turned 30 in Evin prison on April 5. Last year for Bahareh’s birthday we gathered in her home to celebrate. I arrived there with

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Yes We Should

When we first started the One Million Signatures Campaign, we realized that the effort was unique. We were intent on raising awareness about women’s rights

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What we want

The One Million Signatures Campaign officially launched on August 27, 2006, aims to collect one million signatures in support of a petition addressed to the

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حکایت ماه من و ماه گردون!

در خبری خواندم که در کنیا هم کمپین “یک میلیون امضاء برای تبعیض مثبت” به منظور ایجاد 50 کرسی برای نمایندگان زن در مجلس آن

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What will they do?

Women's rights activists Mahboubeh Hossein Zadeh and Nahid Keshavarz, who remain in prison since April 2, 2007 for collecting signatures in support of the “One

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Not just those in prison

Women's rights activists Mahboubeh Hossein Zadeh and Nahid Keshavarz, who remain in prison since April 2, 2007 for collecting signatures in support of the “One

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Going global

When the Science and Arts Foundation (SAF) team in Iran first suggested setting up a community information technology (IT) center in Zahedan, the capital of

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Forgiving Salm and Tur

Legend has it that many millennia ago, Fereydoun, ancient and bent, stood silently on a windswept height and surveyed his realm, horizon to horizon. For

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Iranian-Americans: A Political Survey

Survey results: Iranian political participation Profile Ethnic identification Implications for political mobilization Sussan Tahmasebi Washington, DC The increasing number of Iranians in the U.S., can

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Sussan Tahmasebi

By Sussan Tahmasebi Washington, DC While reading Ali Parandeh's article “Persian NOT Farsi”, I couldn't help but be reminded of a recent conversation I overheard.

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