Twitter suspends IRIB’s account

January 20, 2019

TEHRAN – Twitter has suspended the account of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) after it published a documentary about last year’s widespread protests.

According to the YJC, the documentary, dubbed Failed Plot, was broadcast by the IRIB on Saturday night, focusing on the role of some labor movements in the previous year’s protests as well as this year’s protests in Shush.

The documentary also includes confessions by Sepideh Qolian and Esmail Bakhshi with regard to recent protests of the Workers Union of Haft Tappeh Sugarcane Agro Industrial Company.

MH/PA

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