Iran Releases ‘Blog Father’ Hossein Derakhshan

24 Nov 2014, 4:00 am

JERUSALEM—The last time I saw Hossein Derakhshan, he was wearing an “I Love Teheran” T-shirt as he sat opposite me in a Jerusalem cafe. In that interview eight years ago, the 32-year-old Iranian exile (self-imposed), who is credited with introducing the blogging culture to Iran, de

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Iran Releases ‘Blog Father’ Hossein Derakhshan

JERUSALEM—The last time I saw Hossein Derakhshan, he was wearing an “I Love Teheran” T-shirt as he sat opposite me in a Jerusalem cafe. In that interview eight years ago, the 32-year-old Iranian exile (self-imposed), who is credited with introducing the blogging culture to Iran, de

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