August 7, 2012

Iran Civil Society – Sanctions Block Delivery of Medication to New Policies Limit Educational Choices for Girls

We would be remiss if we didn’t congratulate Iran’s Olympic athletes, so congratulations to them. This week, the head of Iran’s Hemophilia Center reminds the world […]
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 […]
July 2, 2012

Prices Sky-Rocket, Concerts Cancelled, Show Us Your Papers, #SaveNarges

The Price of Chicken The price of chicken went up 30% last month alone, while the Financial Times reports that grain is up 55.8%; fruit 66.6%, […]
June 27, 2012

Letter of the President: Arseh Sevom Annual Report 2011

Dear Readers, What does it mean to have a vibrant civil society? For us at Arseh Sevom it means giving voice to women, minorities, people on the […]
June 18, 2012

#RememberIran, Labor Activists Arrested, House of Cinema, Death of a Maestro

Green Movement: Three Years On This week marked the third anniversary of the demonstrations following Iran’s flawed 2009 presidential elections, which brought the Green Movement to […]
June 11, 2012

Workers Suffer, Pepsi on the Moon, Cinema Slammed, Families Seek Justice, Prisoners Endangered

Geneva is Playing Host to a Summit for the International Labor Organization The Defenders of Workers Rights, an Iranian organization recognized by the ILO, wrote an […]
April 19, 2012

Iran’s National Internet Project: Keepin’ It Clean With Censorship

Arseh Sevom — Claims that Iran will launch a “national internet” at the end of August, cutting off access to Google, Hotmail, and other external services, […]