Iranian Green

....collected resources (primarily English-speaking audience)

Citizen Coverage
Blogs, websites, and photo sites etc. updated by Iranians
Tehran Bureau: Iran Election News collated from a multiplicity of sources; very comprehensive (twitter TehranBureau) http://tehranbureau.com/
Madyar's Life Online: daily blog with photos/videos from Iran (alternating Persian & English, twitter madyar) http://www.madyariran.net/
I
ran Rigged Election: blog from Tehran with photos, comments (twitter IranRiggedElect) http://iranriggedelect.blogspot.com/
Fershteh Ghazi's blog: (Persian) Journalist/human rights activist in Iran (twitter iranbaan) http://www.fereshteh.blogfa.com/
"Mousavi1388" Flickr Photostream: major photo resource thru 6.20.09 http://www.flickr.com/photos/mousavi1388/
Shahrzad's Blog: blog of an Iranian woman (twitter shahrzadmo) http://shahrzaad.wordpress.com/
tehran 24: Daily Photos from Tehran http://tehranlive.org/
We are all Neda: Not a blog per se, rather a global continuous online tribute to one woman http://weareallneda.com/
Persepolis 2.0: A graphic novel depicting the post-election Iran http://www.spreadpersepolis.com/


Of Interest
Hosting and Protesting
Austin Heap's blog: great resource for proxy-hosting & more http://blog.austinheap.com/
Virtual Box: Sun Microsystems, open source, multiple OS/platform virtual computing http://www.virtualbox.org/
Anonymous Iran: plethora of info re. difficulty of computing in Iran and solutions http://iran.whyweprotest.net/
Freegate: Free anti-censorship software for most Win, +links to Linux/Mac versions: AT CAPACITY 6.21.09! http://us.dongtaiwang.com/loc/download_en.php
iRevolution: How to communicate securely in repressive environments 
http://irevolution.wordpress.com/2009/06/15/digital-security/
If they can't protest, we will: Traditional protest info USA http://protests.sharearchy.com/
Where is my vote? Something YOU can do! Dutch video and downloadable pdf http://www.supportdemocracyiniran.com/ 


Free Speech and Technology
Internet & Democracy Project: global citizenry's use of internet for their governance http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/research/internetdemocracy
Ushahidi - Crowdsourcing Crisis Information: multi-platform (phone & web) beta http://www.ushahidi.com/
The Extraordinaries: beta iPhone microvolunteering crowdsourcing app http://www.theextraordinaries.org/ 

First Aid
Austin Heap's Blog: includes basic triage info relevant to protesters http://blog.austinheap.com/category/safety/


Human Rights
UN: How to file a human rights complaint with the United Nations http://www2.ohchr.org/english/bodies/petitions/individual.htm#contact

Human Rights Watch Statements
Iran: End Violence Against Peaceful Protests 6.15.09 http://www.hrw.org/en/news/2009/06/15/iran-end-violence-against-peaceful-protests
I
ran: Investigate Protester Deaths 6.18.09 http://www.hrw.org/en/news/2009/06/18/iran-investigate-protester-deaths
I
ran: Halt the Crackdown 6.19.09 http://www.hrw.org/en/news/2009/06/19/iran-halt-crackdown
Iran: Violent Crackdown on Protesters Widens 6.23.09 http://www.hrw.org/en/news/2009/06/23/iran-violent-crackdown-protesters-widens
I
ran: Night Raids Terrorize Civilians 6.26.09 http://www.hrw.org/en/news/2009/06/26/iran-night-raids-terrorize-civilians

Amnesty International
Link to all stories, urgent actions, appeals for action, and press releases re. Iran http://www.amnesty.org/en/region/iran

Press Releases Only (since the election):
Violence Against Demonstrators Marks New Presidential Term 6.14.09 http://www.amnesty.org/en/for-media/press-releases/iran-violence-against-demonstrators-marks-new-presidential-term-20090614
Khamenai's Speech Gives Legitimacy to Police Brutality 6.19.09 http://www.amnesty.org/en/for-media/press-releases/iran-khamenei’s-speech-gives-legitimacy-police-brutality-20090619
Stop Using Basij Militia to Police Demonstrations 6.22.09 http://www.amnesty.org/en/for-media/press-releases/iran-stop-using-basij-militia-police-demonstrations-20090622
Journalists Detained as News Restrictions Tighten 6.26.09 http://www.amnesty.org/en/for-media/press-releases/iran-journalists-detained-news-restrictions-tighten-20090626

Appeals for Action Only (omitting urgent action statements)
Iran Authorities to Protect the Right to Peaceful Protest 6.23.09 http://www.amnesty.org/en/appeals-for-action/iran-must-recognize-the-right-to-peaceful-protest

Other
Human Rights Activists in Iran: Up-to-date blog with English translations & downloadable pdf's http://hra-iran.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=66&Itemid=293
Reporters without Borders (Reporters Sans Frontières) English http://www.rsf.org/index.php?page=rubrique&id_rubrique=2
Iran Human Rights: A website maintained by activists that collates human rights-related info specific to Iran, available in English http://iranhr.net/
Faces of the Dead and Detained: the Guardian's collaborative effort to identify Iranians http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/interactive/2009/jun/29/iran-election-dead-detained 
International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran http://www.iranhumanrights.org/ 

Major Figures
http://www.facebook.com/mousavi


Utilities
Hosting, cloud computing etc.
Austin Heap's blog: great resource for proxy-hosting & more http://blog.austinheap.com/
Anonymous Iran: plethora of info re. difficulty of computing in Iran and solutions http://iran.whyweprotest.net/
Freegate: Free anti-censorship software for most Win, +links to Linux/Mac versions: AT CAPACITY 6.21.09! http://us.dongtaiwang.com/loc/download_en.php
G.ho.st: A virtual computing site 
http://g.ho.st
VMware vSphere: 60-day trial virtual computing https://www.vmware.com/tryvmware/index.php?p=vsphere&lp=1
Virtual Box: Sun Microsystems, open source, multiple OS/platform virtual computing http://www.virtualbox.org/
UltraSurf: another virtual pc http://www.ultrareach.com/
iRevolution: How to communicate securely in repressive environments http://irevolution.wordpress.com/2009/06/15/digital-security/
Student-Information-Center GoogleGroup: Anonymous group to help Iranians break through censorship 
http://groups.google.com/group/student-information-center/topics?hl=en

Translation...Persian <-> English
Google Translate Persian alpha: both site & snippet translation capabilities 
http://translate.google.com/?sl=fa&tl=en#
Babylon: Pesian<->English online snippet translation or free pc download for site translation http://translation.babylon.com/Persian/to-English


Major Media
BBC News http://bbc.co.uk
http://www.dw-world.de/
The New York Times http://nytimes.com
The Guardian: Iran Coverage http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/iran
Le Monde diplomatique English Edition - Iran: networked dissent http://mondediplo.com/blogs/iran-networked-dissent
The Independenhttp://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/
Nature: the Journal, Editorial - We are all Iranians http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v460/n7251/full/460011a.html#top 
http://www.pbs.org/video/feature/85/
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/06/13/iran-demonstrations-viole_n_215189.html
http://edition.cnn.com/SPECIALS/2009/iran.elections/
http://english.aljazeera.net/
http://www.alarabiya.net/english.html
http://www.thenational.ae/


New Media, Software and Clients
Twitter and related
http://twitter.com/
http://tweetdeck.com/beta/
http://desktop.seesmic.com/
http://hootsuite.com/
http://www.tweetie.com/
http://twitpic.com/
http://twit2d.com/
http://www.twhirl.org/
http://www.onecone.com/Pages/Downloads/FosimoDownload.aspx

Micro-url
http://bit.ly/
http://tinyurl.com/
http://www.tiny.cc/

Facebook and related
http://www.facebook.com/
http://friendfeed.com/

Citizen Journalism
Youtube's Citizentube http://www.youtube.com/citizentube?feature=ticker
iReport: Unedited, unfiltered, user-generated site http://www.ireport.com/ 
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