Thursday, July 05, 2007

Washington Post on Hammihan

Iran Reformist Paper Shut Down _ Again
The Associated PressTuesday, July 3, 2007; 4:46 PM
TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran's leading reformist daily newspaper was ordered closed Tuesday, less than two months after it was allowed to resume publishing, the paper's manager said.
The daily Hammihan, or Compatriot, was banned in 2000 by the hard-line Iranian judiciary after it called for improving Iranian ties with the United States. It had resumed publishing for 42 days when it was again ordered closed, said manager Gholamhossein Karbaschi.... Read more here:

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