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Iranian authorities can’t stop flood of Western culture

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Iranian authorities can’t stop flood of Western culture

Pop culture is thriving in Iran, from music and movies to poetry and books. Iranian authorities do all they can to control what Iranian citizens see and hear. But technology is making that virtually impossible.

Posted: September 30, 2009 14:03   Comments: 7
“Biblioburro” – a donkey library – visits Colombian children

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“Biblioburro” – a donkey library – visits Colombian children

In rural Colombia, a man is bringing knowledge to hundreds of farm children on the back of a burro. A librarian, he travels far and wide to hand out books.

Posted: September 14, 2009 14:28   Comments: 38
Iranian TV paints “Harry Potter” as a Jewish conspiracy

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Iranian TV paints “Harry Potter” as a Jewish conspiracy

The "Harry Potter" series by J.K. Rowling has received criticism from numerous religious groups since its inception, most pointing fingers at the books' themes of magic and wizardry. A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about a recent Iranian television program that portrayed the book series as a "Jewish conspiracy."

Posted: March 13, 2009 12:44   Comments: 5

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