Night Letters

A Blog Written By Roozbeh Mirebrahimi

In Iran, Journalism is an “Anti-State” Activity

In its December 8 report, the Committee to Protect Journalists announced that Iran was the worst place in the world for journalists in 2011. According to this report, 179 writers, … Continue reading

December 15, 2011 · 1 Comment

From Safety of New York, Reporting on Distant Home /NYT

Roozbeh Mirebrahimi, another alumnus of the CUNY program, worked for 10 years as a reporter and editor in Iran and was among the first journalists there to blog. In 2004 … Continue reading

November 19, 2011 · Leave a comment

Is Iran’s Supreme Leader Under Pressure?

By Roozbeh Mirebrahimi  September 28, 2011 One day Reza Shah Pahlavi, the king of Iran (1925-1941), sent a message to Seyyed Hassan Modarres, a member of parliament (1914-1925), warning … Continue reading

September 28, 2011 · Leave a comment

“Let Them Burn Each Other Down” July 29, 2011 Roozbeh Mirebrahimi is a well-known Iranian journalist. He worked for several reformist newspapers in Iran, leading to his arrest in 2004. His last job, before fleeing … Continue reading

July 30, 2011 · Leave a comment

Tehran’s Hard-Line Prosecutor Moved To State Role, But Little Changes

By Golnaz Esfandiari ran’s judiciary chief has named hard-line Tehran prosecutor Said Mortazavi — the man behind mass trials of post-election detainees — deputy prosecutor general. Officially the move is a … Continue reading

August 31, 2009 · Leave a comment

Life Inside an Iranian Prison

 The New York Times / Room for Debate/ Link Roozbeh Mirebrahimi is an Iranian journalist who lives in New York City.   I was arrested in fall 2004 because of my work as … Continue reading

April 21, 2009 · Leave a comment

Iran Is A Country

A few weeks ago I went to the bank for some banking works. By the time when the customer service understood that I am an Iranian asked me ” Are … Continue reading

February 25, 2009 · 2 Comments

Iran: Four Journalists Sentenced to Prison, Floggings

  Four Years After Arrests, No Public Investigation of Abuse Allegations (New York, February 10, 2009) – The sentencing of four Tehran bloggers by Iran’s Judiciary Court on February 3, 2009, to … Continue reading

February 10, 2009 · 1 Comment

8.5 Years Prison, 124 Lashes!‎

  Interview with Convicted Bloggers – 2009.02.09 Roozonline:  A criminal court in Tehran sentenced 4 bloggers to a total of 8.5 years of prison terms ‎and 124 lashes. Bloggers Javad … Continue reading

February 9, 2009 · Leave a comment

Two Years Imprisonment And 84 Lashes

On Wednesday February 4 , 2009 a division of court in Tehran (# 1059) sentenced four journalists and bloggers to eight and a half years imprisonment and 124 lashes. Four … Continue reading

February 8, 2009 · Leave a comment

Obama: What does his election mean to the futures of Iraq, Iran, and Afghanistan?

Event: Wednesday, November 12 Obama: What does his election mean to the futures of Iraq, Iran, and Afghanistan? 6-7:30 p.m. in Room 308 A roundtable discussion with reporters from the … Continue reading

November 11, 2008 · 1 Comment

Obama & Khatami

Cartoon from Iranian Cartoonist : Nikahang Kowsar   This link 

November 8, 2008 · 2 Comments


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