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Hossein Derakhshan

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Iranian-born Hossein "Hoder" Derakhshan is a blogger, journalist, and internet activist. Since 2001, he has been based out of Toronto, Canada, running his award-winning weblog, Editor: Myself, which has been among the most influential blogs in the Persian language. Close.

Hossein Derakhshan

Canada/Iran

Iranian-born Hossein "Hoder" Derakhshan is a blogger, journalist, and internet activist. more »

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Iranian Women: Caught Between the U.S. and Islaimc Republic

Two well-known and moderate women's rights activists have been detained in Iran since last week for participating in a peaceful street protest. The incident has outraged activists in Iran and elsewhere, but there is much more to it. On June...

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B. Leverich:

Promoting the rights of women is inherently "pro-democracy." The two concepts cannot be separated. If giving grandmothers, mothers, sisters, daughters, and friends the rights to be treated as equal to other human beings is threatening to Iran's system of governance, then there is something unfair and unjust about that system. Wouldn't you agree?

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