Filterwatch is a platform dedicated to providing regular research and analysis about the state of the internet and digital rights in Iran.

Policy Monitor – January 2021

Messaging app Signal joined the long list of international services blocked by Iranian authorities, as the ICT Minister faced another month of scrutiny, this time...

Policy Monitor – December 2020

A number of fresh policy developments emerged, including two new Majles bills. The biggest development however was the execution of the Iranian dissident and journalist...

Network Monitor – November 2020

Iran's Internet was relatively stable during most of November, with one significant disruption coinciding with the anniversary of the 2019 protests and nationwide internet shutdown.