Iranian Regime Reacts to Charlie Hebdo and Macron on Freedom of Expression
Senior officials and state-controlled media in Iran have seized on French President Emmanuel Macron's response to the killing of a teacher who showed a class cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad, with the IRGC calling the principle of freedom of expression a "cover-up".
Weekly Review of Censorship: Punishment for Letters and Videos
Between October 18 and October 25, authorities added further charges to two ongoing freedom of expression cases in Iran and issued heavy prison sentences on a third case. The new measures appear to be another crackdown against journalists and activists, and particularly against people who go public with details of how they have been treated while incarcerated.