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Category Archive: Politics

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 21 2014

Check Out Avicenna’s Very Important Post on a Rape Case in Afghanistan

This is really important. I wanted to put it in my link round ups, But Avicenna brought up some major concerns in Facebook so I decided to do the best I can. Please share this as it needs to be read. This is the post: No Honour – The men have to wash their shame with …

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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 08 2014

Afghanistan: We Celebrated A Bit Too Early

In the Afghan election, the first round seemed to have gone without a hitch, with no widespread claim of fraud and the defeat of Islamists and candidates who were deemed too close to Karzai. I celebrated that on this blog. But the celebration was premature. It seems that the elections were not as democratic as …

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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

Rouhani’s Spokesperson: Penalizing Birth Control is a Civil Rights Violation

I already covered parliament passing the first reading of an absurd law: A bill outlawing multiple forms of birth control such has passed a first reading in Iran’s parliament, which means it’s only two steps away from becoming a law. The bill bans sterilization, vasectomies, tubal ligation, and abortion, unless they are authorized (there’s already a law for abortion, but they’re …

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