Is Iran’s Rial in Free Fall?

by Djavad Salehi-Isfahani The decision announced last Monday in Vienna to extend the talks aimed at a compressive agreement on Iran’s nuclear program for an additional seven months has resulted in Iran’s currency taking dive. In one week, the rial lost… Continue Reading  

Sanctions Aiding Limitation of Independent Publications in Iran

The University of Pennsylvania’s Iran Media Project and ASL 19, a Canadian non-profit working against censorship in Iran, explain how sanctions are increasing the Iranian government’s censorship capabilities: It is increasingly difficult for independent publishers of books and print newspapers in… Continue Reading