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Religious Freedom in Iran Worsened

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Editor’s Note:  The following report was posted on WashingtonTV on May 1, 2009, at http://televisionwashington.com/floater_article1.aspx?lang=en&t=floater_censoredculture&id=10138: Religious freedom conditions in Iran have “worsened” during the past year, Dr. Richard Land, a commissioner with the United States…

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Call for Prayers for Vahdat Dana


As reported previously on this site (http://www.iranpresswatch.org/2009/04/arrested-kss/), on Saturday, April 25, 2009, Mr. Vahdat Dana has been arrested.  Iran Press Watch has learned through sources close to the situation that Mr. Dana is suffering from…

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A Letter from Haleh Houshmandi


Editor’s Note:  During the last two months, Iran Press Watch has reported extensively on the ordeals faced by Mrs. Haleh Houshmandi, but was very happy to celebrate her release two days ago.  Iran Press Watch…

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Iranian Identity and the Future of Iran


ACI stands for Association des Chercheurs Iraniens, or in Persian, Anjuman-i Pazhuhishgaran-I Iran [Association of Iranian Researchers].  This organization has recently conducted an interesting poll on the Internet. ACI invited Iranians to fill in a…

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Iran: A Faith on Trial

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By Bernd Kaussler The Baha’is in Iran, the country’s largest religious minority, have faced intense persecution and discrimination ever since the Islamic Revolution of 1979.  The arrest of seven Baha’i leaders in 2008 and their…

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