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7 September 2016
Suspected state-sponsored hackers have intensified their attempts to break into the online accounts of Iranian rights activists in recent weeks by exploiting security vulnerabilities in Android smartphones.
2 September 2016
Iran declared a grand "unveiling" of its national internet. But what's really new here? We analyze the project and the government performance around its so-called "unveiling".
25 August 2016
The wife of a labor activist has been charged with posting “insulting” content on Facebook even though she is not a member of the social media site.
21 July 2016
How has one of the most restricted Internet environments, with censors on platforms such as Facebook and Twitter, reacted to Pokémon Go?
19 July 2016
Iranian hardliners, typically champions of Internet censorship, are calling on the government to stop blocking Twitter in order to counter Saudi Arabian propaganda against Iran.
12 July 2016
Political prisoners in Iran are routinely singled out for harsh treatment, which often includes denial of medical care.
23 May 2016
9 May 2016
4 May 2016
27 April 2016
"By the grace of God, I was released from Evin Prison tonight after serving time. Thank you all for the kindness," Hadi Heidari wrote on Instagram.