Iran president criticizes hard-liners over media (8)

Salon.com 2014.03.08 14:59
Associated Press, Associated Press Topics: From the Wires, 4 News, News TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's moderate-leaning president has strongly criticized hard-line officials for ordering reformist newspapers shut down. Judicial authorities ordered two pro-reform newspapers - Aseman and Bahar - closed in recent months on allegations of questioning Islamic principles. President Hassan Rouhani told reporters Saturday that it was wrong to close
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