Iran Shuts Down Another Newspaper

batebi_0.jpgIn the continuing wave of repression against Iranian youth, the authorities have shut down the student newspaper Sobh (The Morning.) Story at ADN Kronos

The Iranian authorities have ordered one of the newest independent student publications, Sobh to close down and its director Reza Namdari ordered to appear before magistrates on defamation charges, according to the Farsi language Advar News.

Namdari is accused of of having published false news and having slandered the authorities over an article in an in-depth article on 8 July on the detention of sixteen student leaders.