Trying to aggregate as much updated information on a moving story as possible to get the facts in one place.
JUNE 22, 2009 12:43PM
It might have seemed benign to both public and press, but it took much away from another life as a casualty. This story was en route to The Rachel Maddow Show when it got eclipsed by an even bigger story, the death of Michael Jackson. Unfortunately, there are some in the media still irresponsibly using a photo of a living person, not that Neda.
The doctor seen attending to Neda Agha-Soltan in the famous video makes it safely back to London and out of Iran. Physician and author Dr. Arash Hejazi had been studying at Oxford and was only in Tehran temporarily in business when he found himself in the middle of history.
Dr. Hejazi gives his first public interview to the BBC, detailing his account of Neda Agha-Soltan's death, and we all breathe a little easier.
Iran begins its campaign against the Neda death and video, claiming it was staged propaganda.
As more family and personal photos of Neda Agha-Soltan became available to the press and the public, they were posted here to distinguish from incorrect photos of another individual circulating in the media.
Iran's chief of police claims Interpol is looking for Dr. Arash Hejazi, a claim later revealed to be fabricated.
Iran's state television admits its error in reporting Interpol's involvement.
The same Iranian chief of police claims that "most" of the hundreds of detainees of the post-election political unrest have been freed on bail or released.
Dr. Arash Hejazi, present at the death of Neda, claims to positively identify Neda Agha-Soltan's killer based on identification pulled from the alleged gunman at the seen. The information was posted on Dr. Hejazi's website but not picked up by the mainstream media until a month later.
The grandson of the late Ayatollah leaves Iran in protest of the upcoming inauguration of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
An Iranian father is arrested by authorities for grieving his son who was killed in the post-election violence.
Neda's music teacher, Hamid Panahi, who was present with her at her death, disputes many of the previously given accounts of her death, including his own.
Marking the 40th day since Neda Agha-Soltan's death in Iran is met by violence, as police push back thousands of mourners. Neda's mother observed her grief in another location.
The successfully re-elected incumbent, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, gets the coveted blessing of Iran's Supreme Leader ahead of his inauguration.
A disputed election result notwithstanding, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is sworn in for a second term as Iran's president.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton calls on Iran to release all American hostages.
A 24-year-old French researcher is released from Evin Prison after being held for 'crimes against the Islamic republic.'
Seven executions scheduled for that day cancelled by the head of Iran's judiciary.
The Times finally confirms in the mainstream press a story we reported a month earlier when Dr. Arash Hejazi fingered Abbas Kargar Javid as Neda's killer on his website.
The grandson of the late Ayatollah cancels an annual celebration at his grandfather's shrine due to security concerns.
Neda's fiance is released from Evin Prison where he had been detained since June 26th, shortly after her death. He later successfully fled to Canada, where he sought asylum.
As Iranian president Ahmadinejad travels to New York City to speak at the United Nations, NBC's Ann Curry scores the first US media interview.
The Empire State Building temporarily goes green in advance of the Ahmadinejad visit. Later, they say it was for the anniversary of the Wizard of Oz.
The President of the United States issues a strong statement at the G20 summit regarding the existence of a covert uranium enrichment facility discovered in Iran.
The Telegraph speculates that Ahmadinejad's anti-Israel rants might be based in something more than politics, disclosing his family was Jewish.
Rumors swirl that Iran's Supreme Leader is dead or in a coma. He later resurfaces to public view.
Iran formally charges three American hikers with espionage. The three have been detained by Iran since then, despite pleas for their release.
What would have been Neda Agha-Soltan's 27th birthday is marked by rallies around the globe.
Those involved in getting the now famous video of Neda Agha-Soltan's death are honored anonymously with one of the most prestigious awards in journalism, the Polk Award, to protect those whose identities are still being safeguarded.
I interview Michi, one of those on the forefront of what came to be known as the "Twitter Revolution," about how social media and citizen journalism changed the face of events in Iran, and vice versa.
I interview Mehdi, an Iranian student who found himself in the middle of the post-election protests and violence on the streets of Tehran in June 2009 and fled the country a month later. Mehdi witnessed firsthand the exacting price of that bloodshed and dreams of a free Iran.
Important new evidence surfaces with a cellphone video, previously undisclosed, taken at the scene of Neda's death, refuting some government conspiracy theories.
JUNE 14, 2010 4:26PM
An interview with the first person to post the Neda video to the Internet and bring it to the public and the media after her death on June 20, 2009.
Cartoon "Twitter (R)Evolution used by kind permission of the artist, New Yorker cartoonist liza Donnelly (@lizadonnelly on Twitter). "Twitter (R)Evolution" was originally published on the Internet in late June 2009 and will be included in the upcoming collection by liza Donnelly, "When Do They Serve the Wine?" to be published by Chronicle Books in January 2011.
Top, photo of gravesite of Neda Agha-Soltan, which has been defaced by bullet holes. Image in the public domain.
The HBO documentary film, "This Is For Neda," broadcast to coincide with the one-year anniversary of the disputed election and her subsequent death in June 2009, is available on demand online at HBO Films.