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Making waves: Masih Alinejad

Exiled Iranian journalist Masih Alinejad is using social media to challenge Iran’s compulsory hijab law. Lucinda Homa Gray meets her.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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A day for Osanloo

The bus drivers of Tehran are one of the medal winners in New Internationalist's Human Rights Olympics.The medals have been awarded to inspirational groups around the worldwho are struggling for human rights in their fullest sense. In theonline magazine you can find a brief background to their extraordinary three-year struggle to set up an independent trade union.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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This side of the abyss

Nasrin Alavi runs her eye over two of the candidates standing against Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in the imminent election.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Labour the point

Each time a person becomes rich, you can bet your bottom dollar that it has come at a cost to the wealth or health of others. As an upper class of millionaires emerges in any country, they often do so off the backs of imported labour, creating a layer of second-class citizens. China is no exception.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A day of mourning

Iranian ‘greens’ honour Grand Ayatollah Hossein-Ali Montazeri, whose criticisms of the state led to house arrest.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The Architect

Nasrin Alavi profiles another of the ‘reformist’ candidates lining up against President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Iran’s election.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Neda: Iran's latest martyr

A young woman's death becomes a rallying-point as the Guardian Council endorses the election result.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Blinded by the light

As Iran prepares to go to the polls, Nasrin Alavi says that President Ahmadinejad’s opponents won’t let him forget his own delusions of sainthood.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Iran protests: spreading amongst ‘working-class lads’

A recent football match provided the opportunity for fans to vent anti-Ahmadinejad feelings.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Fistful of dollars

Compared to the euro, the value of the United States (US) dollar has fallen 76 per cent in the last five years. So why would anyone want to be paid in a currency that's loosing its grunt. Not Iran.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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