Amid protests, social media access restricted on Iran cellphones

Access to the popular photo-sharing and messaging apps Instagram and Telegram was restricted on cellphones in Iran, media in the country reported on Sunday, after three days of protests in many cities.

Access to Telegram, which the government has accused of fomenting violence during the protests, was cut in the early afternoon, according to the semi-official ISNA news agency and other media.

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  • David_Martin

    Well now we know who’s behind all of this according to the Iranian Govt:

  • Hard Little Machine

    The progressives at fark dotcom can’t decide whether to cheer on the government of Iran or laugh that Trump is worse than the government of Iran. In either case, progressives never have and never will worry about popular revolt. For my money I can’t wait for the Ayatollahs to call out the tanks to run over people just like the Shah did, if only to read in the New York Times that it’s Trump’s fault.

  • JoKeR

    Has Liberal MP Maryam Monsef, the Minister for the Status of Women, or
    her government made a statement in support of Iranian Supreme Leader,
    Ayatollah Ali Khamenei yet, against all those Islamophobes who are in
    Iranian streets protesting?

  • Don’t let the outside world know how bad things are. Learn from the 2009 debacle.