September 20, 2004


"Today" is the name of a website which is maintained by reformists in Iran. The site is officially filtered and banned in Iran by the hardline judiciary, and the programmers have been under great pressure recently and even some jailed.

As a move showing the protest, many Iranian weblogers have renamed their weblogs to "EMROOZ" the persian word for "Today".

Not only the move symbolizes a possible unity among opposition, but it resembles the special nature of internet as a public media which can not be shut down by a group of idiots.

Posted by Shauheen at September 20, 2004 05:45 PM