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Poetry of protest gives view into distant worlds

Poetry of protest gives view into distant worlds

Maya Weeks explores the role of poetry in today's landscape of protest.

Iran: Rouhani’s mixed messages on artistic freedom

Iran: Rouhani’s mixed messages on artistic freedom

The Iranian cultural sector hoped conditions would take a turn for the better when the more moderate Rouhani took over from hardliner Ahmadinejad. The reality is more complicated, writes Raha Zahedpour

Twenty five years under the fatwa

Twenty five years under the fatwa

Khomeini's 1989 death sentence on Salman Rushdie still casts a shadow over free speech, says Padraig Reidy

Iraqi newspaper bombed after Ayatollah caricature

Iraqi newspaper bombed after Ayatollah caricature

Al-Sabah Al-Jadeed has fought for its independence for 10 years. It needs solidarity now more than ever, says Anneke van Ammelrooy

Iran’s online conservatives skirt social media restrictions

Iran’s online conservatives skirt social media restrictions

A new report by Small Media sheds light on the Arzeshi, a hardline, conservative faction of online activists, devoted to the principles of the 1979 revolution and the supreme leader. Milana Knezevic reports

10 countries where Facebook has been banned

10 countries where Facebook has been banned

Today Facebook turns 10. But over the past decade a wave of politicians around the world have clamped down on the social media site, banning access to it in their countries

Why US sanctions are a blow to free expression

Why US sanctions are a blow to free expression

If you live in Cuba, Iran or Sudan, and are using the increasingly popular online education tool Coursera, you are likely encounter some access difficulties from this week onwards. Coursera has been included in the US export sanctions regime. Milana Knezevic writes

Iran: Friends with (social media) benefits?

During the World Economic Forum currently taking place in Davos, Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani dropped some major news -- he doesn't write his own social media messages.

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