Source: Press TV
The Iranian reformist daily
Hayate No (New Life) has been shut down by the country's press supervisory body.
The daily was banned "for working outside the regulations" of the press law, the
Fars news agency reported on Monday.
The report gave no further details about the closure of Hayate No.
The Press Supervisory Board also banned Iran's leading business daily Sarmayeh
Sarmayeh's license was revoked due to 'repeated violations' of Iran's press
laws, according to a statement issued by the media section of the Ministry of
Culture and Islamic Guidance.
The paper, owned by former Tehran Stock Exchange director general Mohammad
Hossein Abdo-Tabrizi, was closed after publishing 1,151 issues.
Four Iranian Newspapers
Threatened by Authorities - In
another chapter of the government's post-election crackdown on Iranian media,
four Iranian daily newspapers have been handed a written warning by the Ministry
of Culture against publishing "divisive" material.
students under attack - Violence has broken out in two major Iranian
universities today. According to Amir Kabir
Newsletter, Revolutionary Guards and Basij forces have entered the campuses
of University of Tehran and Shahid Beheshti and engaged in beating the students
with the assistance of university security.
Iran judiciary threatens
protesters with fierce confrontation -
Today, a day after the widespread arrest of
protesters during National Student Day events, Iran's Prosecutor General
Gholamhosein Ejei threatened protesters and their families in a press
conference. He told families of protesters that from now on, once protesters are
arrested, "families won't be given the right to complain."
Iran Students Stage Nationwide Protests - Iranian students turned the
Student Day (Azar 16 -- December 7) into another show of force by the opposition
which continues its protests following the June disputed presidential elections.
The university students held nationwide protests across Iran chanting slogans
against the regime and for the opposition leaders. Even with all the threats and
security clampdowns, including many arrests leading to Monday, the students came
out stronger than ever
of Monday 7th December in Tehran - Last night the weather turned very
dark and cold and it was raining for many hours. We had to turn the heating up
as we were all feeling the cold. I was wondering what tomorrow will be like.
This morning my heart lit up as I opened the curtains and saw the sun shining
and it was a new beginning. -A Citizen Journalist
Iran Students Stage Nationwide Protests - Thousands of students held
nationwide protests across Iran on Monday to mark the Student Day. This year the
protests were a show of force against the regime and a president they see as
illegitimate. The protesters were chanting slogans against the regime and for
the opposition leaders. Even with all the threats and security clampdowns,
including many arrests leading to December 7, the students came out stronger
Supreme Leader Blames West for Student Protests - Iran's Supreme Leader
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei blasted the United States and other Western countries for
stirring up trouble inside Iran, a day before students are expected to hold
peaceful demonstrations on university campuses across Iran.
Student Day: Origins and Legacy - The history of Iranian student
political protests began in 1941 with the abdication of Reza Shah and occupation
of Iran by the allied forces. At this time, Tehran University became the main
base for the student campaign against authoritarianism and foreign interference.
-The Mossadegh Project
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