A Historic Kiss
Saturday 11 Jan 14
Without any doubt, Nourizadeh has probably lost many of his old and new friends with his kiss and photograph. But so what?
What Rouhani Can and Must Do for Iran's Women
What is clear is that the administration and its sub-organizations have plenty of opportunities and abilities to create a safe and healthy environment for providing welfare, education, occupation, recreation, and a public voice for women.
Hard Times for Iran’s Spokesman
Tuesday 21 Aug 12
How can one expect the foreign ministry to intervene in the execution of Iranians abroad when the Iranian judiciary hangs people in public and ridicules the protests of the world community against its practices and violations?
Mehrangiz Kar’s Speech about Legal Reforms at the Law School of Stanford University
Wednesday 07 Mar 12
During the Islamic Republic era in Iran, the meaning of legal reform has reversed. Social realities, such as the high rate of educated and expert women inside Iran, as well as the economic conditions and present day demands of women in relation to the vast communication opportunities with the rest of the world is not the basis for legislation.
Happy New Year to the Youth
The pride and human dignity of these youth will be crushed if they are caught in an unequal war. Instead of building their pride, they will be caught in a slipping unequal war while the swords of other oil rich entities in the region watch. The pride will turn into defeat and this rich resource of the country will turn to depression.
The Last Solution
Iran’s leader and his advisors have come to the conclusion that the problem lies with the only elected official at the executive level, i.e., the president. If the position were eliminated, it would not endanger the absolute authority in the country but would even provide relief to it.
Brown University: Here I am Crying Far and Loud: A Night of Iranian Literature,
Thursday 29 Dec 11
I pull back the thick curtains of my hotel room. The sunshine of Cairo fills in the room. The constant sound of car honking their through the heavy traffic breaks the silence. I face a painting of Cairo; it is just like Tehran.
Rights of the Child The Torture and Execution of Youth in Iran
Thursday 13 Oct 11
If it is indeed a difference of opinion and Iran deems it more appropriate to sentence children and adolescents to execution than to send them to rehabilitation centers, why did Iran sign the Convention on the Rights of the Child?