Tehran also blocks access to numerous websites, including Facebook and Twitter, to stop Iranians browsing content it considers immoral, or as undermining the regime.Publishers complained of tighter censorship during the 2005-2013 mandate of hardline former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.Janati’s remarks seem to reflect pledges made by Ahmadinejad’s moderate successor, Hassan Rouhani, who promised more social freedoms during his election campaign.
- Getting Past The Censors In Iran (rferl.org)
- Updated Banned Books Lists (kirkwoodlibrary.wordpress.com)
- Banned Books: Harry Potter, A Wrinkle in Time, and A People’s History of the United States (lmulibrary.typepad.com)
- Listed: Banned Books Week- YA Titles (thecheapreader.wordpress.com)
- Banned Books Week begins with ‘Captain Underpants’ topping the banned list (upi.com)
- Banned Books Week 2013 (kirkwoodlibrary.wordpress.com)