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News ID: 1324
Iran » Iran
Publish Date: 15:34 - 09 June 2013
Tehran, YJC. As the Filtering Committee’s crackdown on news agencies and websites tightens, more than 100 journalists and press activists have criticized the restrictive measures in internet in an announcement.

Mehr News Agency reports the announcement as reading:

Unmethodical measures against media active on cyberspace have heightened in the last few months, so much so that a certain center making decisions in relation to media activities applies strict and unexpected measures against the country’s well-known and recognized media.

The large number of centers making decisions on cyberspace is one of the basic problems to have affected activities in this field. Once some entities find the executive power to exert their views on media with no lawful reason, no justification, and no legal procedures taken, costly, unfavorable results will follow.

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