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US Issues New Sanctions on Iran for Violent Suppression of Protests and Internet Shutdown |  CNN Politics

US Issues New Sanctions on Iran for Violent Suppression of Protests and Internet Shutdown | CNN Politics

Washington CNN — The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on seven senior Iranian officials for the Iranian government’s violent crackdown on mass protests and restrictions on internet access in the country. The massive protests that have swept Iran were sparked by the death of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old Kurdish Iranian woman detained by the …

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Hacktivists seek to aid protests in Iran with cyberattacks and advice on how to circumvent internet censorship

Hacktivists seek to aid protests in Iran with cyberattacks and advice on how to circumvent internet censorship

A netizen claiming to be affiliated with Anonymous said the Iranian assembly was hacked. Jakub Porzycki | Nurphoto via Getty Images Anonymous Groups and other global hacking groups are engaged in a multi-pronged cyberattack on Iran, joining the fight with protesters on the ground to resist the country’s strict hijab laws. Thousands of amateur hackers …

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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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Iranian tech activists detail how tech industry could unblock internet access to aid anti-regime protests

Iranian tech activists detail how tech industry could unblock internet access to aid anti-regime protests

As Iranians struggle to access the internet as civil protests continue to grow against the regime, TechCrunch spoke to a tech entrepreneur inside the country to get a picture of how a small group of activists is working to get internet access working again inside the country after it was weakened by the government, in …

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Elon Musk has the green light to activate Starlink Internet for Iranians

Elon Musk has the green light to activate Starlink Internet for Iranians

US government legal guidelines on expanding internet services to Iranians have been changed despite US sanctions against the country. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has been given the green light by the US government to activate Starlink satellite internet service to help Iranians protest the death of a woman in police custody. Access to social media …

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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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Protests in Iran spread, death toll rises as internet is restricted

Protests in Iran spread, death toll rises as internet is restricted

Unrest has swept Iran since the death of a young woman in custody At least eight people were killed Restricted access to Instagram, WhatsApp, internet partially cut off Social media video shows protests spreading across Iran DUBAI, September 21 (Reuters) – Iranian authorities and a Kurdish rights group reported a rise in the death toll …

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