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Iran: New Coordinated Attack on Human Rights Groups

Posted on: March 24th, 2010

(New York) – Iran’s state-owned media, judiciary, and security forces have opened a coordinated attack on human rights groups in recent weeks under the guise of defending the nation against “cyber warfare,” Human Rights Watch said today. The authorities have arbitrarily arrested human rights defenders, shut down websites run by human rights groups, and opened..Read More

Human Rights Activist Condemns Iran Cyber Crackdown

Posted on: March 22nd, 2010

Last week, The New New Internet reported on the hacking attacks against Human Rights Activists in Iran by members of the Revolutionary Guards. Today, at a speaking engagement at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, Ahmad Batebi, of Human Rights Activists in Iran, and Joe Stork, of Human Rights Watch, spoke out against the crackdown, which..Read More

Human Rights Group Decries Actions Of Iranian Security Forces

Posted on: March 22nd, 2010

By Sofia Sanchez University of New Mexico/Talk Radio News Service Human rights activists met on Monday to call attention to the abuse of power by the Iranian government towards the NGO Human Rights Activists in Iran (HRA). Their main concern is whether or not Iranian Security forces carried out internet attacks against HRA websites, as..Read More

al manar: 30 arrested over us-backed cyber network

Posted on: March 14th, 2010

The Iranian Judiciary said Saturday it has identified and dismantled a US-backed cyber network, which was set up to gather information on the country’s nuclear scientists and spread unrest after the presidential election. In a statement, the Judiciary said the group had been established by anti-Iran groups, including the terrorist Mojahedin Khalq Organization (MKO). It..Read More

Iran Says it Broke Up U.S.-Backed Cyber War Networks

Posted on: March 13th, 2010

TEHRAN, Iran –  Iran said Saturday it has dismantled several U.S.-backed opposition networks that were gathering information on nuclear scientists and finding ways to circumvent controls on the Internet meant to deprive the opposition of its most crucial tool. A judiciary statement carried on the official IRNA news agency said the networks were set up by..Read More

Iran says US-funded cyber network group busted

Posted on: March 13th, 2010

TEHRAN — Iran has busted what it says was a US-funded cyber network group linked to an exiled opposition movement that collected data on its nuclear scientists, state media reported on Saturday. Thirty members of the network with links to the outlawed People’s Mujahedeen and monarchists have been arrested, Fars news agency said, quoting a..Read More