· July, 2016

Stories about Iran from July, 2016

PokéStops or Stopping Poké? Iran Reacts to the Pokémon Go Phenomenon

How has one of the most restricted Internet environments, with censors on platforms such as Facebook and Twitter, reacted to Pokémon Go?

Iranian Hardliners Want to Stop Blocking Twitter — to Defeat Saudi Propaganda

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.

Imprisoned in Iran for Posting Jokes on Facebook, A Computer Engineer Awaits His Appeal Verdict

Political prisoners in Iran are routinely singled out for harsh treatment, which often includes denial of medical care.

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