International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran has released a short video “demonstrating and highlighting systematic cover-ups accompanying the marked rise in human rights violations over the eight years of his presidency”.
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27 September 2012
24 September 2012
Iran has blocked Google and Gmail from the Internet for nearly all users, allegedly to protest against an anti-Islam film on YouTube. Others say it's part of a plan to prepare the country for a new "national Internet" that offers less access to the outside world.
Several bloggers are facing renewed attacks by government authorities, including jail time and physical attacks. Here are updates on four different bloggers whose challenges appear to keep growing.
23 September 2012
Abdolsamad Khoramabadi, an Iranian official declared [fa] on Sunday 23rd September, Google and Gmail are going to be filtered in the next few hours.He says people asked us to take a stand against the sites insulting Islam's Prophet. Khoramabadi is one of key members of a “Commission to Determine Instances of Criminal Content”.
22 September 2012
21 September 2012
A video of a brown bear and her cubs being clubbed to death made a big impact on the Iranian public in 2011. Now animal rights activists commemorate the day they shared the video with a Day Against Animal Cruelty and the 'Brown Bear Awards'.
19 September 2012
16 September 2012
15 September 2012
Several sites are reporting that jailed Iranian blogger, Hossein Ronaghi Maleki, has been moved to an isolation cell in Tabriz prison. Nehzatsabz blog says [fa] Hossein's health condition is worsening (he has a serious kidney condition). Hossein was arrested in August 2012 after traveling to the East Azerbaijan province to assist earthquake victims. Only weeks before, in July, he had been released from jail on $500,000 bail.