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Iran - Rouhani government suspends reformist newspaper

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns yesterday's decision by the Press Authorization and Surveillance Commission, which is run by the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance, to suspend the reformist daily Bahar for an article deemed to have “insulted Islam's sacred texts.” RWB also deplores the long jail terms that a Tehran revolutionary court has passed on well-known documentary filmmaker Mahnaz Mohammadi and on actress and blogger Pegah Ahangarani. Mohammadi was notified of her five-year (...)

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