Iran’s Struggle with Air Pollution

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by Mehrnaz Samimi Iran’s pollution, a decades-old issue, has steadily increased in recent years, claiming lives and damaging healthy lungs. Iran’s most recent official statistics concludes that, on average, one person dies of pollution-related causes in the capital, Tehran, every… Continue Reading  

Iran’s Landmines: A Never-Ending Nightmare

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by Mehrnaz Samimi Akbar, 47, needs to wrap his leg stump in layer after layer of cloth. His leg was amputated after he stepped on a hidden landmine on his way from work, in western Iran, an area still contaminated… Continue Reading