Stories about Iran from December, 2008
Iran: A Long and Painful Story of Jailed Bloggers
Iranian blogger and journalist, Omid Reza Mirsyafi, was sentenced [fa]to two and a half years of prison this week. He stands accused of insulting religious leaders, and engaging in propaganda against the Islamic Republic. Over the past 5 years, several bloggers in Iran have faced jail and persecution because ...
Iran: Blogger sentenced to prison
Several Iranian news sites such as Amir Kabir [fa], a student site, reported Omid Reza MirSyafi, Iranian blogger and journalist, was sentenced to 36 months prison. He was accused of insulting Iranian religious leaders and doing propaganda against Islamic Republic.
Iran: Five million dollars for new filtering project
According to several news site including Roozonline, Mahmoud Salarkia,a senior Iranian justice official, said that five million dollars are invested to develop new tools for filtering.