Media Law Prof Blog

Editor: Christine A. Corcos
Louisiana State Univ.

Tuesday, January 3, 2006

Iranian Newspaper Closed Down; No Reason Given

The Guardian reports that the Iranian government has closed down the newspaper Asia, apparently for printing photographs considered improper. Officials also refused permission for the launch of a woman's magazine. The actions are the first taken under the new regime of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Read more here.

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