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Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Islamic Republic of Iran shut down Shargh newspaper

The IRI couldn't stand for any of its critics to be in existence. It forced Shargh to close down yesterday.

According to the New York Times' article:

"It seems that the government is limiting the freedom at home as the international pressure is increasing on Iran over its nuclear program," said Mohsen Kadivar, a dissident cleric and an Islamic philosopher in Tehran. "Now that the threat of sanctions looms, the government does not want to hear any protest at home."

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