November 5, 2013

LIBERALIZING THE DEMOCRACY:

Iranian official calls for end to social media ban  (AP, 11/05/13) 

Iran's culture minister is urging authorities to unblock social media networks that are widely used by government figures but remain officially banned, the state news agency said Tuesday.

The appeal reflects another point of tension between the moderate-leaning government of President Hassan Rouhani and Iran's hard-liners. 

Posted by at November 5, 2013 8:28 PM
  

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