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Several online journalists have been arrested in iran
October 29, 2004 12:52 AM   Subscribe

Filtering hasn't worked in Iran, they now arrest web journalists: Several online journalists have been arrested, raising fears of a government crackdown on Internet dissidents. (Christian Science Monitor)
posted by hoder (2 comments total)

 
I know that my name has been mentioned in it again. But it's obviously not self-promotion. It's about informing MeFi readers about the situation in Iran, which is almost being ignored by the media because of the Nuclear issue. But these things are important too.
posted by hoder at 12:57 AM on October 29, 2004


It's nice to see a politics post that's not about Bush. hoder, what do you think that the US can do to apply pressure on Iran without it backfiring into provoking a nationalist anti-US reaction?
posted by fuzz at 5:10 AM on October 29, 2004


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