Author - Melody Kazemi


Policy Monitor – June 2021

While the presidential elections were the main news this June, other policy developments also made headlines, including the "Online Services" bill's brief return to parliament.

Policy Monitor – May 2021

With presidential elections coming up in June, free internet packages are announced for users and new regulations set out rules for campaigning on domestic platforms.

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...