Internet May Be Disrupted in Iran for ‘Security Reasons’


 – Access to internet in Iran may be disrupted due to “security reasons”, the minister of communications was quoted as saying on Wednesday by the semi-official ISNA news agency, amid widespread protests following the death of a young woman in police custody.

“Due to security issues and the debates going on currently in the country, restrictions to the internet may be decided and applied by the security apparatus, but overall we have not had any bandwidth reduction,” Issa Zarepour said.

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(Reporting by Dubai Newsroom;Editing by Andrew Cawthorne)


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