McMillan Library’s unique newspaper collection contains some of the only remaining copies of newspapers from 28 different publishers. The collection includes newspaper coverage of pressing issues such as decolonization, place and identity, colonial legacies, policies and land issues, as well as public memory and consciousness.
The 1000th online issue of Etemad-e Melli discusses an open letter addressed to the head of the Iranian judiciary, Sadeq Ardeshir Larijani. This letter, written by Mohammad Nourizadeh, talks about the constant abuse, torture and rape in the prisons.
The 1009th online issue of Etemad-e Melli reports on statements of Zahra Rahnavard on freedom of art. Rahnavard criticizes the imprisonment of artists Jafar Panahi and Mohammad Rasoulof. There is a brief report on the murder of Masoud Hashemzadeh, victim of 2009 election aftermath.
شماره ۱۰۲۴ روزنامه اینترنتی اعتماد ملی پیرامون انتقال مصطفی تاجزاده (زندانی سیاسی) به مکان نا معلوم، محکومیت خشونت علیه تظاهرکنندگان در بیانیه آخر مهدی کروبی، بازداشت مصطفی و سوسن زنجانی و قتل صانع ژاله و محمد مختاری توسط نیروهای ضدّ شورش مینویسد.
The 1021st online issue of Etemad-e Melli discusses the following: the Green Movement leaders asking the authorities to allow peaceful protests in Iran, the arrest of four students and two university professors in Qazvin, and a new case against Nasrin Sotoudeh (a human rights lawyer).
The 998th online issue of Etemad-e Melli attends to families of political prisoners being threatened by the authorities and the murder of Doctor Ramin Pourandarjani. Ramin Pourandarjani was responsible for medical care of prisoners held at Kahrizak detention center. On a separate note, families of political prisoners Alireza Kiani, Ali Gholizadeh, and Mohsen Barzegar are reported to be threatened by the authorities to keep quiet about the arrests.
The 1019th online issue of Etemad-e Melli discusses the following: Mostafa Tajzadeh (a political prisoner) threatening to go on a hunger strike, transfer of Mehdi Mahmoudian (a political prisoner) to the hospital due to a heart attack, and Hashem Khastar getting transferred back to the prison twenty-four hours after his heart surgery.