October 30, 2012

Iran Civil Society: From International Awards to Economic Suffering

This week in the review of civil society in Iran we mark the passing of religious scholar and political dissident Ahmad Ghabel and the award of […]
October 26, 2012

Sanctions: Who stole my medicine?

Arseh Sevom – The lives of six million patients in Iran are adversely affected due to shortages of medicine, as an immediate result of unprecedented sanctions. […]
October 15, 2012

Iran: Workers Unpaid, Sanctions Sting, Executions for Drug Offenses Up

Arseh Sevom’s weekly review has been offline for awhile, but now we are back. To share stories with us post email [email protected], share on our Facebook […]
August 23, 2012

Uncertainty Fuels Economic Woes in Iran

Interview with Dr. Sara Bazoobandi, Economic Analyst by Reza Haji Hosseini Arseh Sevom – The shadow of sanctions is over Iran. Economic sanctions with the objective […]
August 21, 2012

Iran Civil Society Review–Women Banned from Studying, yet Leading Households

The aftermath of the earthquake in the province of Azerbaijan still dominates news coming out of Iran. Read our post Eager to Help: Iranians Respond to […]
August 14, 2012

Iran Civil Society Review – From Medals to Disaster

It was a week that began with medals and international sportsmanship yet ended with disaster as two earthquakes hit an area close to Tabriz in Northwestern […]
July 30, 2012

Iran Civil Society Review — Uncovering, International Awards, Sanctions, and Park Clean-Up

We are back from our brief break! In this week’s review, Iranian organizations and individuals receive awards for their work on HIV/AIDS while Mississippi doctors try […]
July 16, 2012

Iran Civil Society: Confessions, Covering Up, and Chicken in the News

In this week’s review, a former IRGC general writes a letter (1) which reads like a confession and covers the mass executions of the 1980s, the […]
July 9, 2012

Summary Executions for Ahwazi Arabs, Protesting Sanctions, Sorry Afghan Friends

18th of Tir Anniversary Sunday, the 8th of July 2012 marked the anniversary of the 1999 crackdown on demonstrations of Iranian students. You can read more […]