SOCIETY and CULTURE
Today’s people are born into a world of reality full of various problems. People in many territories of the world are exposed to violence, oppression, and discrimination due to both their different cultural, ethnical, and religious identities also class and gender statuses.
In May 12, 2006 a comic strip story was published in a weekly magazine of Iran News Paper which is belong to The Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA). “What should we do in order to prevent the activity of cockroaches for transforming us to cockroaches?” was the title of the above mentioned story. In the narration, a boy asks to a cockroach in Persian and the cockroach replies to the child in Turkish. “How can it be possible to be rid of the cockroaches” is described in the course of story. It was evaluated by millions of Turks in Iran as an insulting and exclusion act against them. Despite the heavy costs of the uprising in Iran, however in various villages, towns and cities they condemned and objected to the perpetrators of the issue and wanted to be punished them.
In this issue of bulletin 14 news, 9 analyses, 5 articles, and 2 books are presented, which related with Persianization policies against non-Persian ethnic groups in nowadays Iran.
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