Cell Phones, Facebook, YouTube Blocked in Iran Post-Election

by Benjamin Domenech on 4:28 pm June 13, 2009

The main mobile telephone network in Iran was cut in the capital Tehran Saturday evening while popular Internet websites Facebook and YouTube also appeared to be blocked, correspondents said. The communication cuts came after President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad won a landslide re-election victory, sparking rioting in the streets by opposition supporters who claimed the result had been rigged.

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