· July, 2008

Stories about Iran from July, 2008

20 July 2008

Iran: A news site restarted its activity

Ilna,Iranian Labour News Agency, restarted last week its activities after being filtered for several months.

14 July 2008

Iran:Jahan News site was filtered

Several Iranian blogs and sites reported that Iran based Jahannews (means world news) site was filtered last week after it published a letter, written by an Iranian parliament member, criticizing...

11 July 2008

Iran: Students support Tavancheh, a leftist student

Abed Tavancheha, an Iranian leftist student and blogger, was sentenced to 8 months prison for his political activities. He has less than 3 weeks to request an appeal. More than...

4 July 2008

Iran: Death Penalty for Blogging?

On Wednesday, Iranian members of parliament voted to discuss a draft bill that seeks to “toughen punishment for disturbing mental security in society.” The text of the bill would add,...

3 July 2008

Iran: Hardliners mull death penalty for Internet crimes

According to several news sites Iran's parliament is set to debate a draft bill which could see the death penalty used for those deemed to promote corruption, prostitution and apostasy...

Support our work defending online freedom of expression around the world.

justice+matters

Learn why our work is important »

Donate now

Close