Persian Spring

Iran Targets Popular Messaging App

  Iranian authorities have arrested administrators of more than 20 groups on messaging app Telegram, citing the spread of “immoral content” as the reason. This is the latest detention in a clampdown on freedom of expression


Iran: France Had It Coming

Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces made a statements on Sunday that shifted blame of the recent attacks on Paris from the Islamic State to France itself. Brigadier General Massoud Jazayeri said

Persian Spring

Iran Cracks Down On Social Media Users

Earlier this week, the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps arrested a number of individuals for their involvement in a mobile social media network. Over 170 managers of social networking sites were identified, and several were detained by