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Iran blocks internet and social media as Mahsa Amini protests grow

Iran blocks internet and social media as Mahsa Amini protests grow

Find out what clicks on FoxBusiness.com Amid protests over the death of Mahsa Amini, the Iranian government has shut down mobile internet, WhatsApp and Instagram. Iran on Wednesday restricted access to the internet as well as Meta Platforms’ Instagram and WhatsApp, two of the last remaining social networks in the country, amid protests over the …

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Hundreds detained, internet blocked as Raisi calls for 'decisively dealing with' Iranian protests

Hundreds detained, internet blocked as Raisi calls for ‘decisively dealing with’ Iranian protests

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi called on Saturday “to deal decisively” with protests sparked by the death of a young woman in the custody of the Islamic Republic’s vice police, sparking a deadly crackdown. In a phone call with the family of a Basij militiaman who was allegedly killed by protesters in Iran’s second-largest city, Mashhad, …

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Iran blocks capital’s internet access as Amini protests escalate

Iran has shut down the internet in parts of Tehran and Kurdistan, and blocked access to platforms such as Instagram and WhatsApp, in a bid to curb a growing protest movement that has relied on social media to document dissent. The protests, sparked on September 16 after the death of a 22-year-old Kurdish woman in …

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Iranians see widespread internet blackout amid mass protests - KESQ

Iranians see widespread internet blackout amid mass protests – KESQ

By The Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iranians experienced a widespread internet blackout on Wednesday amid days of mass protests against the government, including loss of access to Instagram and WhatsApp, two of the last media platforms western social media available in the country. An Iranian official had previously hinted that such …

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Iranians see widespread internet disruptions amid protests

Iranians see widespread internet disruptions amid protests

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iranians experienced widespread internet disruptions on Wednesday amid days of mass protests against the government, including a loss of access to Instagram, one of the last media platforms western social media available in the country. An Iranian official previously hinted that such measures could be taken for security reasons, …

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