May 2008: Journalist.
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Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at: Aug 10, 2009 Iranian Officials Call for Arrest of Opposition Leaders
QUOTE: Revolutionary Guard generals, top politicians and senior clerics have called for the arrest and punishment of opposition leaders, including defeated presidential candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi...
Washington Post Jun 21, 2009 Police Unleash Force On Rally in Tehran: Obama, in Boldest Terms Yet, Presses Iran to Halt Violence Against Own People
QUOTE: Fiery chaos broke out in downtown Tehran on Saturday as security forces blocked streets and used tear gas, water cannons and batons to break up a demonstration against the reelection of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Security forces were seen firing warning shots into the air, but there were also unconfirmed reports that several people were hit by gunfire.
Washington Post Jun 13, 2009 Iran Election In Dispute as 2 Candidates Claim Victory: Ahmadinejad Official Leader, But Mousavi Alleges Fraud
QUOTE: A pivotal presidential election in Iran ended in confusion and confrontation early Saturday as both sides claimed victory....Mousavi's supporters charged that officials were trying to steal the election and cut off alternative sources of information.
Washington Post May 25, 2009 Iran Blocks Facebook, Outlet for Opposition: Lively Discussions on June 12 Vote Took Place on Web Site
QUOTE: discussions had taken place among Iranians who wondered whether voting in the June 12 presidential election meant supporting Iran's system of clerical rule, or, as some argued, could be used to remove Ahmadinejad. Ahmadinejad's three opponents also used the site to spread campaign messages
Washington Post Jul 26, 2008 Iran's Stars, Erased From the Billboards
QUOTE: Iranian weightlifter Hossein Rezazadeh might be the strongest man in the world, but forces more powerful than his mighty arms prevent the two-time Olympic champion from exploiting his strength on billboards and in TV commercials...But when he starred in a commercial for a Dubai real estate agency on a satellite channel that is banned in Iran, the weightlifter stumbled up against Iranian authorities.
Washington Post Jun 12, 2008 Iran Official Arrested For Criticizing Clerics
QUOTE: A mid-level government official supportive of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's political faction was arrested Wednesday for making public accusations of corruption against several top clerics, the Iranian Fars News Agency reported.
Washington Post May 21, 2008 Iranian Activists Criticize New Restrictions on Web Sites
QUOTE: "It's like a big attack," said Parvin Ardalan, who works for http://www.change4equality.net, a Tehran-based feminist Web site affected by the new restrictions. "Now, most sites related to women's and human rights issues have been blocked in one day," she said.
Washington Post May 09, 2008 Iran Accuses U.S., Britain In Fatal Blast
QUOTE: The suspects "have ties to the U.S. and Great Britain," Intelligence Minister Gholam-Hossein Mohseni Ejei told local reporters on Wednesday. "Iran's Foreign Ministry had previously notified these countries, but no action was taken to prevent their terrorist activities, and they were instead supported," he said, referring to the suspects."We had nothing to do with it," State Department spokesman Sean McCormack said in Washington. Britain has also denied such accusations in the past.
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