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About Sara Tafakori

Sara Tafakori has recently completed her PhD at the University of Manchester, UK, where she also taught on the politics of gender and sexuality in the Middle East.  She was brought up and lived in Iran, where she worked as a journalist and reporter on national newspapers and journals. Her research interests include social media in Iran and online publics, nationalism and belonging, migration and diaspora, postcolonial and intersectional feminism, affect and emotion.

Articles by Sara Tafakori

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Clare Sambrook

Clare Sambrook, investigative journalist, co-edits Shine a Light.

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The eyes of Iran and its children: ordinary lives, Iranian sanctions and Donald Trump’s rejection of the nuclear deal

On Tuesday night before the announcement, one ex-blogger wrote on Telegram how it seemed that Iran was engaged in early preparations for another New Year – everyone super alert.

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