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New info surfaces about Iran nukes and dissent crackdown

Interview

New info surfaces about Iran nukes and dissent crackdown

Citing intelligence from the U.S., Israel and other countries, the IAEA said new information "raises concerns." France and Germany have threatened new sanctions against Iran. In recent months, Iran has been strongly criticized for a growing dissent crackdown. For more on where Iran is headed, Daljit Dhaliwal interviews Karim Sadjadpour.

Posted: February 19, 2010 15:30   Comments: 55
Morocco shuts down magazine that criticized government

Q & A

Morocco shuts down magazine that criticized government

Aida Alami is a Moroccan freelance journalist who wrote for Le Journal Hebdomadaire until the magazine was shut down by the government last week. Worldfocus interviewed her about why the Moroccan government closed one of the country's most independent news outlets.

Posted: February 2, 2010 17:46   Comments: 3
Public dissent on the rise in Russia as economy declines

Perspectives

Public dissent on the rise in Russia as economy declines

A Worldfocus contributing blogger argues that as the Russian economy sags, the public is warming up to anti-government protesters and Russian leaders will have a more difficult time marginalizing dissenting voices.

Posted: March 10, 2009 12:43   Comments: 2

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