Monday, July 28, 2014

Iran's New Wave of Crackdown on Journalists

Iran's government has started a new and huge campaign to crackdown on journalists.
Seraj Mirdamadi, the former contributor of various Persian media in Europe has been sentenced to 6 year imprisonment. Saba Azarpeyk who has been arrested by the Ministry of Intelligence is in a critical mental and physical condition.
Some others have been already sentenced to imprisonment. According to "Reporters without Borders", IRAN now is one of the biggest prisons of journalists in the world.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

PARADE SCENE: Ceramic from Safavid Persia

This beautiful ceramic is coming from Persia. It has been made in 17th century during Safavid era; an important time in the history of Persian pottery and ceramic.
This ceramic is called "Parade Scene" and now is kept in the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto, Canada.