Night Letters

A Blog Written By Roozbeh Mirebrahimi

Position of Elected Institutions in Iran

Roozbeh Mirebrahimi –Roozonline–  2008.05.13   We read in the news that the head of the Expediency Council, Ali Akbar Hashemi ‎Rafsanjani, said in a speech that “moving forward, the Expediency … Continue reading

May 13, 2008 · Leave a comment

Death For the Sake of Love!

 Washington Post / Blog Post By Roozbeh Mirebrahimi Perhaps that morning when she woke up to get ready to meet her fiancé in a park in Hamedan city, she was … Continue reading

November 13, 2007 · Leave a comment

Students Prepare Questions for Ahmadinejad at Tehran University

By Roozbeh Mirebrahimi Published in Roozonline – 2007.10.09    Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was to be at Tehran University to deliver a speech on the first day of the new … Continue reading

October 10, 2007 · 1 Comment

Ministry of Culture Bans Rafsanjani’s Memoir?

By Roozbeh Mirebrahimi -Roozonline-  2007.09.03 Former president Hashemi Rafsanjani joined the long list of “banned” authors after the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance confiscated and collected from bookstores the … Continue reading

September 3, 2007 · 1 Comment

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

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

The Race for Majlis Khobregan

By Roozbeh Mirebrahimi-Roozonline,2007.07.23   While conflicting reports about the hard illness of 86-year-old ayatollah Meshkini who heads the Assembly of Experts on Leadership (Majlis Khobregan, which monitors the work of … Continue reading

July 23, 2007 · Leave a comment

More Reactions to Student Arrests

By Roozbeh Mirebrahimi – Roozonline, 2007.07.16   As the first person among the 18 Tir detainees was released on Saturday, the general council of Daftare Tahkim Vahdat student organization announced … Continue reading

July 16, 2007 · Leave a comment

The Judiciary Announces 20 More Execution Judgments

By Roozbeh Mirebrahimi -Roozonline 2007.07.12 As was expected, the stoning of a villager in Takistan, Ghazvin a few days ago led to wide international media coverage. Inside Iran, judiciary spokesperson … Continue reading

July 12, 2007 · Leave a comment


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