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Iran’s reformists and activists: Internet exploiters

March 15, 2011

In this piece, authors Babak Rahimi and Elham Gheytanchi examine the roots of digital activism in Iran. They present cases showing the ways in which internet technologies have been used by reformist clerics and the women’s movement as a means for… Read more

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Iran in Ferment

April 5, 2011

In this piece, researcher Ladan Boroumand provides insight into the ways in which civil rights activists influenced the political debate during the 2009 presidential campaign in Iran. In hindsight, it can seem as though the results of that election… Read more

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