Source: Radio Zamaneh
Reformist newspaper Bahar was closed down by the Press Supervisory Board of the Islamic Republic in the latest attack on reformist media.
ILNA reports that Mohammad Ali Ramin, head of the
Press Supervisory Board announced today that Bahar newspaper has been banned for
"publishing items contrary to reality" and "creating doubt regarding major
issues such as the elections."
He also added: "questioning principles of the Islamic Republic" and "slandering countries official bodies and organizations" amongst the other reasons for the closure of Bahar.
He maintained that the Press Supervisory Board is of the opinion that in the past two months, Bahar daily has repeatedly persisted in its press violations.
Prior to this, Bahar had been warned the Board against "spreading rumors and false claims."
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