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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 from the Judiciary.

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...

Policy Monitor – September 2020

The Supreme Council for Cyberspace held two meetings this month and published a number of resolutions. Iran's new 'domestic produced' mobile phones also grabbed headlines.

Policy Monitor – July 2020

This month, online activism by Iranians with the #DontExecute made global trends, while the dangerous “Managing Social Messaging Apps” draft bill returned to parliament.