Author - Melody Kazemi


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...

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.