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Water gun fights in Iran are back

The youth of Iran have invented their own unique version of the “flash mob” – they douse each other with water pistols in public spaces. What most of the world would view as harmless, innocent fun (not to mention a … Continue reading

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Innocent fun leads to government crackdown

Who hasn’t at some point in their life, enjoyed an innocent water fight – especially on a sweltering hot summer’s day? That’s just what the youth of Tehran Iran thought would be fun to do as a way to let … Continue reading

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What do Iran’s leaders have to hide?

The Iran government will deny the UN Human Rights Rapporteur entrance to the country. Ramin Mehmanparast, Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson, declared that theappointment of a UN Human Rights Rapporteur is “illegal” and a “political move.” polyps in nose Mehmanparast took … Continue reading

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What else is "un-Islamic?"

The Iranian regime has deployed thousands of “moral police” to go after men wearing necklaces and women with loose-fitting headscarves, tight jackets, and pants that showskin. The country’s leaders have stated that such forms of dress are “un-Islamic” and bear … Continue reading

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Celebs: No to Women in Iran being Stoned to Death

More than 80 celebrities called on Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to release Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, the woman in Iran sentenced to be stoned to death for adultery. While this move is both praiseworthy and … Continue reading

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