Consumerism in Iran – Photos
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Consumerism in Iran – Photos

Cambodia-based photographer Thomas Cristofoletti photographs what he sees as evidence of the rapid growth of commercial ideologies in the theocratic state of Iran. On his website, beside some lush photos of scenes of shopping and use of technology in Iran, he quotes former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad when he said “Thankfully we are already witnessing … Continue reading

Blocking Iran
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Blocking Iran

Everyone’s still raving about the publication “Iranian Living Room” a recent book full of lush photos of interiors, depicting Iranians as ordinary people living in modern times (shock, amazement!). Yet the unjustified sanction action by Paypal exacted on the book is still an issue for many Iranians in UK and elsewhere, and while Paypal have … Continue reading

Pain in Iran: Alarming Anaesthetics Shortage
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Pain in Iran: Alarming Anaesthetics Shortage

Panic struck in Iranian hospitals as the country’s medical officials confirmed a serious national shortage of anaesthetics on March 15, 2013 hindering life-saving operations on patients in Iran. Kheirollah Gholami, a pharmacist in Tehran, has been widely quoted as saying, “If the situation stays like this, we don’t really know what to do. Patients cannot be … Continue reading