State Media The social media giant Twitter suspended the accounts georgia media of several Iranian state media outlets. A day later, on Saturday, Twitter cited the reason for the suspension as the harassment of people linked to the Baha’i faith.
The region has been tension-centric, amplified by the seizure of a British flagged tanker by Iran on Friday. State Media However, Twitter said the reason was the coordinated and targeted harassment of people of the Baha’i faith.
georgia media The message on the suspended Iranian accounts read in English-language, “Account suspended. Twitter suspends accounts that violate the Twitter Rules.”
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Further State Media Twitter pages of Mehr’s in Farsi-language, the official IRNA news agency, the agency of the Young Journalists’ Club. A day after Twitter suspended the accounts of several Iranian outlets, the social networking service
pa media YJC posted on its website, “Since last night and after the seizure of a British tanker in the Strait of Hormuz the account of the Young Journalists’ Club and some other users has been suspended.”
Another account of Mehr that publishes analysis and interviews on foreign policy, Mehr Diplomacy account, was also suspended.
The account owners said they have not received any reason for this suspension.