March 18 – Freedom of Speech, in Iran?


After March 8, March 11 and March 14 – comes March 18th. Not sure who this time is behind it, but the cause sounds virtuous.

The March 18 Movement was born out of a tragedy. On this day in 2009, Omid Reza Mir Sayafi, Iranian blogger and journalist, died in Evin Prison in Tehran. We have chosen to call this movement the March 18 Movement in order to honor Omid. Each March 18 from now on will stand as a day of memorial to Omid and to all the innocents he represents. We must unite to make March 18 the definitive day for commemorating the risks taken by bloggers around the world to tell their stories.

If the innercircle is blamed for challenging the Lebanese government, we openly admit it and are guilty as charged. We will defend and support any Lebanese citizen or blogger challenging our government by expressing themselves. We keep a close watch on the Lebanese Blogsphere on a daily basis and are thrilled to see it active and in full bloom.


4 Responses to “March 18 – Freedom of Speech, in Iran?”

  1. Asking questions are genuinely pleasant thing if you are not understanding something
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  3. Good post. I learn something totally new and challenging on sites I stumbleupon everyday.
    It will always be useful to read articles from other writers and practice something from other websites.

  4. May we never take our freedom of speech for granted!

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