Night Letters

A Blog Written By Roozbeh Mirebrahimi

University Professors Fired En Masse

By Roozbeh Mirebrahimi -Roozonline, 2007.08.28 This month last year, while meeting with a select group of university students, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said, “Today, university students must scream at their president … Continue reading

August 28, 2007 · Leave a comment

Judiciary Orders Students to Solitary Confinement

By Roozbeh Mirebrahimi-Roozonline, 2007.08.23 A few days after reporters published the threatening comments of Tehran’s general prosecutor Saeed Mortazavi while addressing the families of three imprisoned Polytechnic University Students, the Islamic … Continue reading

August 23, 2007 · Leave a comment

Iran: Radio Farda-On Journalists’ Day, Little To Celebrate

By Saeedeh Hashemi (RFE/RL) August 21, 2007 (RFE/RL) — Iran celebrated Journalists’ Day last week, but many journalists believe there is little to celebrate. On August 10, the front pages … Continue reading

August 12, 2007 · 3 Comments

Majlis Deputies Warn Ahmadinejad on Detained Students

By Roozbeh Mirebrahimi -Roozonline, 2007.08.08 A day after families of detained students met with members of the Majlis [parliament] national security and foreign policy committee, 31 lawmakers from the minority … Continue reading

August 8, 2007 · Leave a comment

Candidates Vie to Replace Head of Assembly of Experts

By Roozbeh Mirebrahimi – Roozonline, 2007.08.05 The semi-official Fars news agency, which primarily reflects the views of Ahmadinejad’s administration, reported yesterday that former president Hashemi Rafsanjani is at the bottom … Continue reading

August 5, 2007 · Leave a comment

Hard Months Ahead for Labor Activists

Roozbeh Miebrahimi – Roozonline, 2007.08.01 Ten days ahead of the planned international demonstrations in support of Iranian labor activists and two jailed union leaders, reports from across Iran speak of … Continue reading

August 1, 2007 · Leave a comment

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