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Iranian Opposition Offices Are Raided

The New York Times By NAZILA FATHI Published: September 8, 2009 TORONTO — The Iranian authorities on Monday and Tuesday raided offices connected to two senior opposition ... Read more

Payam Akhavan: Ban Iranian leaders from Canada

Posted: September 02, 2009, 9:15 AM by NP Editor Payam Akhavan In the aftermath of the brutal repression of peaceful pro-democracy demonstrations in ... Read more

“The 1988 Executions Had Been Planned Months Before”

August 28, 2009 Parsa Pilton BBC Persian On the twenty-first anniversary of the execution of the Islamic Republic’s opponents, the Iran Human Rights Documentation Center announced ... Read more

The West must stand by Iranian protesters

By Payam Akhavan, The Ottawa Citizen June 30, 2009 The West must stand by Iranian protesters By Payam Akhavan, The Ottawa Citizen ... Read more

JCC Iran presentation alarming, yet hopeful

The New Haven Register Published: Tuesday, June 30, 2009 By Lauren Garrison, Register Staff WOODBRIDGE — A three-expert panel at the Jewish Community Center of Greater New Haven ... Read more

Human rights center in city tracks abuses by Iranian forces

The New Haven Register Published: Sunday, June 28, 2009 By Mary E. O’Leary, Register Topics Editor NEW HAVEN — In his last job, Chris Lasala, a computer expert, ... Read more

Canada should stand up for Iranian heroes

The Gazette It is time to be clear: further atrocities will be met with legal action By Payam Akhavan, McGill University June 26, 2009 June 15, 2009, marks ... Read more

I know the true nature of Iran's regime

BY AMIR FARSHAD EBRAHIMI SPECIAL TO NYDAILYNEWS.COM Tuesday, June 23rd 2009, 2:45 PM Most reasonable people believe that President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's reelection was a fraud, and that ... Read more

Emigres in state eager to see changes in Iran

By George Moore, Record-Journal staff 06/17/2009 Seeing images of political strife in Iran from her Southington home, Behnaz Perri had one thought: "I just ... Read more

Twitter is critical tool for Iran's activists

Tuesday, 16 June 2009 DUBAI (Courtney C. Radsch)   If they can’t televise, they’ll Twitterize. Iranian activists are using Twitter, the microblog accessible by internet and mobile phone, to ... Read more

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