Saturday Feb. 18,2006
News in brief - The site of "Emrooz " reporting from Iran :
Iran's media are banned from covering news about those who were arrested in the strike of Syndicate Public Transit Workers !
Emrooz: Iran's security officials gave order to the media in the country to stop covering news about the arrested workers from the recent Syndicate Public Transit Workers strike and their situation. The managing director of a reform newspaper while reported this news to the site of " Emrooz " have added : The situation for the activities of independent media is getting more and more limited and the " red lines " that were created by the security officials are not allowing the media to do their main mission which is to bring the true news to the public and societies . The "source" who asked not to be identified have emphasized on : "If this trend continues , the public for their own sake may refer to foreign media and this isn't good for the country ".
Translated by IRAN WATCH CANADA
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