Tag Archives: Live-blog

Live-blog: Egypt Elections, Day 1

A historic day: The first post-Mubarak elections in Egypt

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Live-blog: Riots in Vancouver after Hockey Game (June 15, 2011)

12:38am Pacific Time A tumblog has been setup to track pictures of the hooligans that rioted in Vancouver after the hockey game, here: Vancity Riot Criminals Tumblog 12:30am Pacific Time It is unfortunate that yet another Stanley Cup final in Vancouver has turned into a shameful riot. In 1994 we saw the same thing following [...]

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Live-blog: June 12, 2011 (22 Khordad) – Two Years after the Green Uprising

This is a live-blog reporting on Iran on the second anniversary of the disputed 2009 presidential election. Also running great live-blogs on Iran today, our colleagues EA WorldView and Dissected News. James Miller (Dissected News, EA Worldview) will be taking over the blog for a while. 2006 GMT: People march down the sidewalks under the [...]

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Live-blog: Iran – June 11, 2011 (21 Khordad) – Approaching the 2nd anniversary of the 2009 Green Uprising

4:00am, Sunday, June 12, 2011 (IRDT) Banooye Sabz has provided us with link to a live roundtable discussion in Washington with opposition spokespersons, Amir Arjomand and Mojtaba Vahedi. 2:45am, Sunday, June 12, 2011 (IRDT) Rahesabz reports loud and sustained nighttime protest chants in multiple areas throughout Tehran, and on various university campuses on the eve [...]

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June 12 (22 Khordad) – Call for a Green Anniversary

5:55 GMT A week ago a call for a silent protest in Tehran on June 12 (22 Khordad) from 6pm to 8pm, was made by the Coordination Council of the Green Path of hope, a group linked to opposition leaders Mir Hossein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi. There have been expressions of disappointment, and a sense [...]

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Live-blog: Iran – March 25, 2011 – Regime Reacts to U.N. Appointment of Iran Human Rights Investigator on Day of Remembrance for Green Martyr, Mohammad Mokhtari

12:25 GMT Cyber Watch Yesterday, news broke of a serious cyber exploit, with evidence pointing to Iran as the culprit. EFF offers an explanation of what happened. ReadWriteWeb reports it was most likely the now notorious, Iran Cyber Army, behind the attack–the same group that has now managed to hit a wide list of big [...]

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Live-blog: Japan – 8.9 Magnitude Earthquake – March 11, 2011

This is a live-blog report. All information sourced from social media. Newest information will be at the top. 9:32AM GMT, March 23 Second video of the explosion at Fukushima nuclear plant emerges: 9:20AM GMT, March 12 Reuters reports that Japan chief cabinet secretary Edano confirms radiation leak at the Fukushima nuclear plant. 9:00AM GMT, March [...]

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Huge Security Presence on International Women’s Day

Huge security presence and sporadic protests mark International Women’s Day in Iran.

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Live-blog: Iran – February 28, 2011 – 10 Esfand – Regime raises stakes on day of expected opposition protests

This is a live-blog of events in Iran on March 1, 2011 (10 Esfand in Iran). The majority of the reports in this blog are sourced via social media. With regards to the videos and images in this live-blog, we are not affiliated with the people or groups that produced them and the posting of [...]

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Live-blog: Iran – February 27, 2011 – The pressure builds

3:00AM GMT – February 28 We just came across this video that we had not seen, from the protests in Tehran on February 14 / 25 Bahman. It is being filmed by someone on a bus that captures the heavy security presence in the street. Nearing the end of the video, you can see regime [...]

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Live-blog: Iran – GREEN OPPOSITION LEADERS ARRESTED!

6:15AM GMT – March 1 A Look Back… In order to give those who might be new to what is happening in Iran some context that helps to put things in perspective, we thought it timely to post this historic video that shows Mir Hossein Mousavi, standing on top of a car and addressing a [...]

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Live-blog: Iran – February 26 – Regime hypocrisy continues as opposition protests loom

10:00AM GMT – February 27 We have started a running live-blog tracking the arrests Iran’s Green opposition leaders here. 7:50AM GMT Till now, the regime has not dared arrest the main opposition figures and leaders of the Green Movement. With confirmation by the very reliable Reza Sayah that Mir Hossein Mousavi, Mehdi Karroubi, and their [...]

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Iran: “A marathon not a sprint”

Over the past several days in Iran, the regime has consolidated steps it has been taking for months now towards putting Iranian opposition figures, Mir Hossein Mousavi, his wife Zahra Rahnavard, and Mehdi Karroubi, under a type of permanent house arrest–a method that it has used in the past to silence individuals that it can’t [...]

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Live-blog: Iran – February 22, 2011 – Regime continues its lies, distractions and intimidations

This is a live-blog of events in Iran on February 21, 2011. The majority of the reports in this blog are sourced via social media. With regards to the videos and images in this live-blog, we are not affiliated with the people or groups that produced them and the posting of the content by us [...]

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Live-blog: Iran – February 21, 2011

This is a live-blog report of events in Iran on February 21, 2011. The majority of the reports in this blog are sourced via social media. With regards to the videos and images in this live-blog, we are not affiliated with the people or groups that produced them and the posting of the content by [...]

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Live-blog: Iran – 1 Esfand – February 20, 2011

This is a live-blog report of events in Iran on February 20, 2011 (1 Esfand). The majority of the reports in this blog are sourced via social media. With regards to the videos and images in this live-blog, we are not affiliated with the people or groups that produced them. In order to follow this [...]

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A Brave New Documentary by NBC News – #TwitterDiplomacy: The Making of a Nuclear Deal (Preview)

A brave new documentary by the fantastic team at NBC News. Here is a preview posted to YouTube by Ann [...]...

Twitter Founder Jack Dorsey and Iran President Hassan Rouhani Exchange Tweets on Net Freedom in Iran

Twitter has completely changed the way people of influence communicate with each and with their audiences, in conversations that take [...]...

How Diplomacy with Iran will Improve Iran’s Human Rights Situation

The possible diplomacy of a moderate president like Rouhani can be a catalyst for human rights and systematic change, but it cannot be do...

Journalist yells “Remember, Mousavi must be present!” at President-Elect Rouhani live press conference

It was bound to happen. President-elect Dr. Hassan Rouhani ran on a campaign of hope and prudence, and on June [...]...

Exclusive: Iran News Now’s Conversation with Dr. Hassan Rouhani, Iran’s New President: “Govt of hope and prudence seeks to eliminate gaps between our people, create conditions for improved atmosphere”

Dr. Hassan Rouhani has just officially won the 2013 Iran presidential election. He is now officially President Hassan Rouhani of [...]...

Live-blog: Iran Election 2013 – Voting Day, Round One. Will it be a “Political Epic”?

This is a live-blog covering the first day of the 2013 Iran Presidential Election. We will provide coverage throughout the [...]...