Tehran Review has a two part article about the famous film director Makhmalbaf's evolving political life, as written by Ian Buruma:
Iranian Dervishes get sentenced to jail and flogging after peaceful protests:
Often in the West we focus on the persecution of Jews and Christians in Iran. While the discrimination they face is real, there is a much stricter persecution of Islamic sects who are considered to be heretical. Examples are Sunni (depending on the political climate), Baha'i and various Sufi orders.
Egypt tries to appease the protest movements by firing a large amount of police officers:
The revolution inspires poetry: