iranelection

Thumbnail image for As Strong as Our Signal

As Strong as Our Signal

March 24, 2011

Human rights activist Mana Mostatabi takes a look at the ways in which new media is transforming activism. She asks hard questions about just how effective “clicktivism can be when trying to take action for positive changes. What happens to those… Read more

Read the full article →
Thumbnail image for From a Beep to a Whisper

From a Beep to a Whisper

March 10, 2011

Journalist Nazila Fathi, reminds us all of those heady days after the 2009 elections when millions took to the streets in Tehran and other cities in Iran to protest the announced results. From a Beep to a Whisper by Nazila Fathi It was on a… Read more

Read the full article →
Thumbnail image for Iran in Ferment

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

Read the full article →