Just another day in Iran

May 14, 2012 // 0 Comments

Four Iranian gay men are due to be executed for sodomy under their nation’s Shari’a laws, Pink News is reporting. The four men — identified by the Human Rights Activist News [...]

Iran has a culture minister?

May 24, 2011 // 0 Comments

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When he’s not keeping silent on his regime’s jailing of artists who support the country’s reform movement, Iran’s deputy culture minister Javad Shamaqdari is defending [...]

Iran and reality

May 25, 2010 // 1 Comment

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Andisheh frames it well: Will sanctions convince Iran to give up its nuclear fuel enrichment program? Don’t be silly. Of course it won’t. Sanctions, schmanctions. Iran has been living [...]

it’s all about iran

January 4, 2010 // 1 Comment

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Forget unemployment, global warming, health care or even Afghanistan. The biggest challenge facing Barack Obama in 2010 and beyond is how best to navigate the unrest in Iran. Saber rattling [...]

a prediction for 2010

December 27, 2009 // 1 Comment

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Iran’s corrupt and oppressive regime will fall. Recorded 12/27/09: Andrew Sullivan has ongoing coverage of the latest upheaval in Iran. Curiously, Drudge has [...]

your new hero

November 3, 2009 // 4 Comments

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Mahmoud Vahidnia, a student from the prestigious Sharif university and winner of the International Math Olympics, recently confronted Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei during a rare question-and-answer [...]

have they forgotten?

September 2, 2009 // 1 Comment

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Those yearning for a third term by Dick Cheney must be sadists or masochists. Or both. If Cheney had indeed been calling the shots, we’d be mired in THREE quagmires. *Afghanistan. Call it [...]

what happened to the protesters?

July 28, 2009 // 1 Comment

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At least 100 reformers have been killed in Iranian prisons. They were the lucky ones. Some prisoners say they watched fellow detainees being beaten to death by guards in overcrowded, stinking holding [...]

detained in iran

July 8, 2009 // 0 Comments

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As you’d expect: “On the first day, while blindfolded, the interrogator took me to a parking garage. They kept everyone standing for 48 hours with no permission to sleep. On the first [...]
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