Marking the 30th
05 May 2009 23:27
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The Islamic Republic, three decades later...
February 2009 marked the 30th anniversary of the Iranian revolution. Photojournalist Fabio Bucciarelli (see below) traveled there and documented a society caught between tradition and modernity. (Click on any photo for a slideshow.)
Revolution and exile are recurring themes in our coverage this year. Please find a selection below. But first, the $75 million question:
Children of the Revolution
The Revolution in Restrospect by Fariba Pajooh | What do the kids think?
The Other Revolution by Kamin Mohammadi | The sexual revolution.
Three decades in the wilderness by Iason Athanasiadis | Independence has a price.
The Rise and Fall of Mohammad Khatami by Golnoush Niknejad | The internet changes everything.
A Veil for Dating by Golnoush Niknejad | Online before the filter regime
The End of a Childhood by Kamin Mohammadi | Making a new home in London.
What I saw at the Revolution by Porochista Khakpour | Growing up in L.A. with pictures of the Shah.
The House in Shemiran by Golnoush Niknejad | Looking back.
Diaspora marks 30th by Niloufar Talebi | What's a '79er?
Tehran Calling by Golnoush Niknejad | Iranian underground music
Contempory Iran by Iason Athanasiadis | The Middle East's most diverse ethnic and religious culture.