Hassan Rouhani

Iran Sentences 8 Facebook Activists to Prison

Eight Facebook users have been sentenced to prison by a court in Iran for speaking out against the government on the social media site. The Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) reports that jail terms ranging from eight to 21 years were handed down to the eight Facebook page admins for plotting against the government, threatening Read More

Iran Summons Zuckerberg to Court

A judge in Iran has ordered that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg appear before an Iranian court to address privacy concerns over Facebook and WhatsApp. While there’s little chance of Zuckerberg actually going, it further highlights Iran’s uneasiness with social media. The report from AP adds that no extradition treaty exists between the US and Iran Read More