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Protests in Iran enter third week despite internet restrictions and heavy crackdown

Protests in Iran enter third week despite internet restrictions and heavy crackdown

Anti-government protests have entered their third week in Iran despite severe internet restrictions and a heavy crackdown that rights groups say has killed dozens. Videos published on social media appeared to show protests in cities across Iran on Friday night and Saturday, with students from several universities shouting chants such as “Death to the Dictator!” …

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Protests enter 15th day in Iran amid continued internet restrictions

Protests enter 15th day in Iran amid continued internet restrictions

Tehran, Iran – Protests that erupted after the death of a young woman in police custody continued Saturday in Iran for a 15th consecutive day amid internet restrictions that show no signs of abating. Kurdish woman Mahsa Amini, 22, died on September 16 after being in a coma that lasted three days. She had previously …

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Musk says he's 'activating Starlink' in Iran as government shuts down internet

Musk says he’s ‘activating Starlink’ in Iran as government shuts down internet

Elon Musk said he would activate his Starlink satellite internet service in Iran in response to news that the US Treasury would grant special permission to companies to provide internet services to the country. Iranians are suffering from widespread internet outages as the Iranian government attempts to quell widespread anti-government protests. Authorities have blocked access …

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Widespread internet blackouts in Iran are a serious cause for concern

Widespread internet blackouts in Iran are a serious cause for concern

The Iranian people had taken to the streets to protest after fuel prices soared 300% overnight. The New York Times reported at the time that “between 180 and 450 people, and possibly more”, had been killed in four days of violence, with thousands more injured and detained, most while the country was in lockdown. immersed …

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Iran restricts internet as Mahsa Amini deaths mount

Iran restricts internet as Mahsa Amini deaths mount

Thousands of Iranians have taken to the streets to protest since the death last week of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, who was apprehended in Tehran and taken to a ‘re-education centre’, reportedly for not wearing her hijab properly . Since Friday, demonstrations have taken place in at least 40 cities across the country, including the capital …

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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 the dissent. The protests, sparked on September 16 after the death of a 22-year-old Kurdish woman …

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Elon Musk seeks to bring Starlink internet service to Iran

Elon Musk seeks to bring Starlink internet service to Iran

SpaceX chief Elon Musk has said he will seek to bring his Starlink satellite internet service to Iran. The billionaire businessman suggested his plans in a post on Twitter. Earlier this week, Musk announced on the social media service, “Starlink is now active on all continents, including Antarctica.” After reading Musk’s tweet, Iranian-born science journalist …

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Iran cuts social media and internet services as President Raisi addresses UN amid widespread protests

Iran cuts social media and internet services as President Raisi addresses UN amid widespread protests

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Iranians were cut off from Instagram, WhatsApp and other internet services on Wednesday as protests, sparked by the death of a woman in police custody, rocked the country. The near-zero internet blackout came as Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi addressed the United Nations General Assembly in New York …

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Iranians witness widespread internet blackout amid mass protests

Iranians witness widespread internet blackout amid mass protests

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iranians experienced a near total blackout on Wednesday amid days of mass protests against the government over the death of a woman in the custody of the country’s vice police. for allegedly violating his strictly enforced dress code. An Iranian official had previously hinted that such measures could be …

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