The Guardian: Iran shuts down website critical of president

By: Helmi Noman on 19 February 2007
Posted in Iran

The fundamentalist Web site which is critical of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been closed down, reports Robert Tait of The Guardian.

The banning of the conservative Web site was justified by the first open use of regulations adopted on 27 November, reports Reporters Without Borders.

Iran has blocked top Web sites in December 2006 including and YouTube.