The International Journalists' Network (IJNet)
supervisory media board in
Iran shut down the youth publication
after it published an article about love, Fars News Agency reported.
quoted sources close to the board that said the move followed publication of
articles that promoted "intimate relations" between young girls and boys. The
publisher of Hamashahri Javan has also been summoned to court.
Farid Haddad-Adel, the
weekly's editor, said the ban is related to an article on love, which was
published a few months ago. He also urged officials to revise their decision.
a weekly, is part of the Hamshahri family of publications, which is run by the municipality of Tehran.
For more information in
Persian, visit Fars
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