December 20, 2012

Iran: Silent War While Life Goes On

Some in Iran are feeling the effects of shortages of medicine and high prices more than others while an artist challenges passersby at the UN to […]
December 5, 2012

Iran: Sotoudeh Ends Hunger Strike, Maleki Calls for an End to Bad Rule

All over the world people who care about the fate of Nasrin Sotoudeh breathed a collective sigh of relief as word came in that her demands […]
November 28, 2012

Iran: Sanctions and Shortages, Empty Pockets for Healthcare

The Evil from Within Arseh Sevom–There is no doubt about the immediate results of unprecedented sanctions on the lives of millions of patients in Iran. There is […]
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. […]
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 […]