Archive for July, 2009

Iran:Hengameh Shahidi was arrested

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

Hengameh Shahidi,a female blogger, journalist and political activist has been arrested for two weeks.

Iran: A blogger arrested, another blogger freed

Wednesday, July 15th, 2009

According to some reports from Iran, Mostafa Ghovanllo Ghajar, a blogger and journalist is out of jail. Mostafa is writing in Roznamenegar No (means a new journalist). Mohammad Yazdanpanah, a reformist journalist and blogger got arrested. His blog is Boyeh…

Video Petition for Video Bloggers in Azerbaijan

Tuesday, July 14th, 2009

Those supporting detained video bloggers and youth activists Adnan
Hajizade and Emin Milli have launched a campaign to encourage short
video blogs in their support on YouTube.

A blogger imprisoned in Azarbaijan

Saturday, July 11th, 2009

Global Voices reports that youth activist, prominent blogger imprisoned after trial behind closed doors.

More Persecution on the Horizon

Sunday, July 5th, 2009

According to news sites “the head of Iran’s judiciary called on Sunday for the prosecution of people working for increasingly influential anti-establishment satellite TV channels and websites.”
It means that Iranian people who write in a collective blog, sign a…

Iran: Free Shiva Nazar Ahari

Sunday, July 5th, 2009

Shiva Nazar Ahai, is a female Iranian blogger and human rights activist who was arrested a few weeks ago. MadyarIran has published a poster with her photo and asked ‘freedom for all political prisoners’.