Saba Farzan

Entries by Saba Farzan

Escaping Politics Through Music. Not.

(0) Comments | Posted August 3, 2012 | 10:53 AM

When you're dealing a lot with foreign policy and everything that it includes -- such as many events, conferences, travels and most of the time quite urgent deadlines -- you end up in your rare free time not attending many events anymore. Casual dinners and drinks with friends, yes. But...

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Syria Will Get By With Help From its Friend, Germany

(3) Comments | Posted July 20, 2012 | 10:49 AM

The final chapter of Syria's brutal regime has begun. From the ashes of this genocide orchestrated by the butcher Bashar Al Assad and his henchmen a new Syria will arise. One that puts an end to corruption and nepotism.

It is with great and rare pleasure that I've learned about...

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Europe's Embargo Spells Doom for Iran

(2) Comments | Posted January 25, 2012 | 1:47 PM

On Monday the European Union made a historic decision: The oil embargo against the Iranian regime is finally coming. Since the summer of 2010 the EU has been gradually living up to its responsibility. As the Iranian regime's largest trade partner Europe always knew that it holds the...

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Iran's Worst Nightmare Is a Peaceful Revolution

(35) Comments | Posted November 17, 2011 | 3:24 PM

I can remember this one particular night like it happened just seconds ago -- though it was during the 1980s. My family and I drove on this summer night out of Tehran and spent the whole night in a field. We had lots of food and drinks, family members young...

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Lifting the Veil on Iran's Barbaric Human Rights Abuses

(53) Comments | Posted October 12, 2011 | 2:02 PM

Is it imaginable that in the 21st century a modern woman and outstanding actress receives lashes for her art? Sadly such brutality is common in the Islamic Republic of Iran.

The most recent victim is the wonderful actress Marzieh Vafamehr. She received a jail sentence of one year and...

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