October 12, 2004

Bloggers to be tried for "unauthorized websites"

In his first press conference since being appointed the judiciary's spokesperson, Mr. Karimi Rad revealed the recently arrested weblogers are awaiting trial for having unauthorized websites.

They are being charged with propaganda against the regime, undermining national security, encouraging unrest, and insulting sacred beliefs. Mr. Karimi Rad also hinted that the trials may be held publicly.

Source: ISNA

Posted at October 12, 2004 10:52 PM