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Category Archive: Iran

Jul 27 2014

Iran students face expulsion from Norway over sanctions

This is another example that current sanctions hurt people and not the regime. While Khamenei’s wealth has grown under the sanctions, and specific military linked fundamentalist groups have benefited greatly, Iranian economy has toppled and people’s lives have gotten worse. One of the groups worst hit by these sanctions are Iranian students who study abroad, who …

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Jul 23 2014

PSA: Never Trust Press TV

This originally was posted on Facebook, changed a bit. People, it’s pathetic to block people for questioning your source. A Facebook user shared a story from Press TV, which is officially and openly funded by the Islamic Republic, and it is very notorious as a blatant propaganda news agency, claiming that an Israeli MP has …

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Jul 22 2014

Iranian Volleyball Watchers Protest Censorship and Political Prisoners

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Iran’s volleyball team is good, becoming the fourth in the World League. Women were recently banned from watching the game in the stadium, which justifiably caused the volleyball world federation is banning Iran from taking part in future tournaments for its sexist policies. And when TV broadcasts the games taking place in other countries, it …

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Jul 20 2014

Yes, Khomeini Has Really Endorsed Pedophilia

Content note: pedophilia, very very VERY disgusting pedophilia imagery. Richard Dawkins tweeted this today: “@ateisthafiz: pic.twitter.com/AcoqB97yGE” Is this a genuine quote from Ayatollah Khomeini? Can it be authenticated? — Richard Dawkins (@RichardDawkins) July 20, 2014 Which has led people to search google and find this post by Dan Fincke, in which he quotes Maryam Namazie quoting …

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Jul 19 2014

Check out my guest post at Ex-Hijabi Photo Journal about Ramadan

The great Hiba Krisht, aka Marwa Berro who has recently come out, and will soon grace FTB, and whom I very proud to call a friend, honored me and ran a post of my mine on her fantastic project Ex-Hijabi Photo Journal few days ago. I had no Internet access recently and my VPN was …

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Jul 12 2014

Link Round-Up 7/12/2014

Headline Story of the week: Mubarak Bala is a Nigerian openly atheist who has run into problem for leaving Islam. Read the report here and here. Story of the Week: Eduard Shevardnadze (1928-2014), the former Georgian president and the foreign minister of USSR during Gorbachev passed away last week. Read New Yorker obituary written by a Georgian, BBC …

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Jul 11 2014

Marco Rubio’s Incredibly Asinine Iran Sanction Proposal

Well, guys, it’s clear, Marco Rubio and this other senator better never talk about Iran ever because it’s apparent that their knowledge about it is worthless. Take a look (Via The Hill): Sens. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) introduced a bill Thursday that would impose sanctions against Iranian leaders who violate human rights. …

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Jul 10 2014

Culture is the Problem

Part of this post has been copy pasted from a Facebook discussion but not the majority of it. A strange thing that I have noticed in many western liberals, and I find it perplexing, is a respect for culture as a concept. Personally not only I think culture is not a good thing, I think it’s …

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Jul 07 2014

Rouhani’s Minister of Science is About to Be Impeached for Expanding Academic Freedom

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Hello dear readers of this blog! I haven’t been blogging these past few days because I’ve been incredibly sick, with cold and fever and shivers and I’ve been taking some heavy medication and I even dreamed I’m marrying Argentina (either the country appearing in the form of a girl or a girl named Argentina). This …

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Jul 02 2014

Iran State TV Plagiarizes Modern Family

I actually didn’t catch this myself, because I avoid Iranian State TV like plague, and I avoid it during Ramadan like the Black Death of 1348. I don’t remember the last time it was on and was showing it anything other than presidential election debates or football which my father watches. However, Iranian TV and …

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