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  • Oct 20 2014
  • 12:11pm
The Ghoncheh Ghavami case: another Iranian own goal
There’s quite a good Twitter account I follow which specialises in anti-jokes. The jokes go a bit like this. “Q: How do you explain the offside rule to a woman?
  • Oct 20 2014
  • 11:10am
Hong Kong protests: How young activists led the way
I wouldn’t say I am an organiser of the demonstrations – there is no one organiser here. But young people and students have definitely been the primary initiators.
  • Oct 18 2014
  • 6:00pm
Women in Iran in Serious Danger From the Fundamentalists' New Tactics
In recent weeks, 5 women in the city of Esfahan have been victims of acid attacks by unknown mobs.
  • Oct 14 2014
  • 10:55pm
Iran: Juvenile Offender Facing Execution
In Iran a young man is facing execution, even though he was a child at the time of his alleged crimes.
  • Oct 11 2014
  • 8:58pm
10-Year-Old Rape Survivor Faces "Honour" Killing
Most people associate family with feelings of comfort, security and unconditional love.