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Iran's 'No Browse' Zone

Iran's 'No Browse' Zone

BLOCKED SITES: Iran's state Information Technology Company announced in September 2006 that more than 10 million websites were being "filtered" in Iran. They included the following, organized by category.

Forums, Sharing, and Entertainment:

The Google-owned Internet social network system

The video-sharing website

The photo-sharing website and web services

The Kurdish version of Wikipedia's online encyclopedia

Social and Human Rights:

London-based, one of the world's leading human rights defenders

New York-based Human Rights Watch, also one of the leading human rights defenders in the world

The Paris-based Reporters Without Borders, a leading media watchdog

The official website of the Tahkim Vahdat Organization, the largest reformist university organization in Iran The group covers news concerning student activism in Persian

The website, a monthly Persian-English journal devoted to democracy and human rights

The website, a Persian site dedicated to women's rights and activism in Iran

News and Politics:

The Prague- and Washington-based, a joint venture of RFE/RL and VOA covering news in Persian

The Persian service of the London-based BBC

The Persian service of the Washington-based Voice of America

The Amsterdam-based, which covers news in Persian

The pro Islamic Republic Tehran based covering political and social issues

Brussels-based, featuring articles by journalists and political figures

The Amsterdam-based daily journal, which features articles and interviews in Persian and English


The Google-owned blog publishing system

The Harvard-based, a blog that summarizes events in the blogosphere in every corner of world

Numerous personal weblogs from around the world, both in Persian and English, with different views and focusing on different subjects including: (satirical blog) (photo blog)

(source: Radio Farda)