Chelcheragh (Chandelier in English) is a weekly social and news magazine printed in Iran.
History and profile
Chelcheragh was established in 2002. It targets younger readers and provides cultural and societal news. It has a reformist stance and reformist figures such as Mohammad Khatami. Fereidoon Amouzadeh Khalili is the managing editor and actress Bahareh Rahnama is among the contributors of the magazine.
The weekly organizes cultural events and one in January 2014 was cancelled by the Iranian authorities. It also publishes interviews with politicians such as Hassan Rouhani which was published following his election as president in June 2013. The weekly were locked up several times due to some of their columns such as Assansorchi.
References and notes
- "Chelcheragh". Iran Media Program. Retrieved 6 September 2014.
- "Authorities Close Cultural Events in Tehran Despite Rouhani’s Recent Support of Artists". Iran Human Rights. 13 January 2014. Retrieved 6 September 2014.
- Mahboobeh Khansari (15 July 2013). "Your Sword will be Broken by our Pens". The Majalla. Retrieved 6 September 2014.
- نشريه "چلچراغ" توقيف شد Fars News Agency. 1 September 1989. Retrieved 6 September 2014.