, an Iranian-Canadian blogger who has shifted from being a dissident to supporting the Iranian security apparatus, has been awarded a Harvard fellowship, angering many dissidents around the globe.
(@h0d3r) is an Iranian-Canadian author, freelance journalist and media analyst.
argues that it is possible to imagine algorithms that produce balanced news and help productive debates.
Spokesman of the Rescue Organization of Iranian Red Crescent Society Hossein Derakhshan
said, "The teams are evaluating the situation in residential areas in cities and villages.
This reminds us of many an Iranian blogger, let's not forget Hossein Derakhshan
who has been imprisoned in recent times.
2010: Blogger Hossein Derakhshan
- who Iranian officials claimedwasa spy for the US and Israel - is sentenced to 19.
Tehran (Iran), Dec 10(ANI): Iran has reportedly released pioneering blogger Hossein Derakhshan
, who was jailed for anti-state activities, on temporary bail, an Iranian human rights group has said.
The harshest sentence came in September when Iranian-Canadian blogger, Hossein Derakhshan
nicknamed the "Blogfather", was sentenced to 19 years in prison.
, 35, was convicted of collaborating with "enemy states" and of "propaganda against the Islamic system," the Mashreghnews website reported, quoting a judicial source.
The cases of bloggers Hossein Derakhshan
and Omidreza Mirsayaf (detailed below) illustrate that what the state perceives as subversive is constantly changing.
Others include Hossein Derakhshan
, who sparked Iran's blogging revolution and is reported to be charged with spying for Israel.
They were the biggest promoters of the election boycott among the upper middle class," says Hossein Derakhshan
, the former editor of an Iranian reformist newspaper who now runs one of Iran's most popular Web blogs, Hoder.