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  1. Iran's internet blackout reaches four-day mark - BBC News

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-50490898

    WebNov 20, 2019 · A country of 80 million people - and practically no way to get online. Iran's internet shutdown has lasted for four days now, sparking international concern. Following protests over a sharp...

  2. Iran's sweeping internet blackouts are a serious cause for concern ...

    https://www.cnn.com/2022/09/24/tech/iran-internet-blackout

    WebSep 24, 2022 · When Iranian authorities pulled the plug on the internet in 2019 amid anti-government protests, the international community struggled to track the civilian carnage that followed. The people of...

  3. Iran’s Internet Blackouts Are Sabotaging Its Own Economy

    https://www.wired.com/story/iran-internet-blackout-economy

    WebDec 21, 2022 · As internet shutdowns, platform blocking, and content filtering become increasingly common levers for authoritarian control around the world, Iran has presented an especially dramatic case...

  4. Elon Musk, US ponder ways to help Iranians under internet blackout

    https://abcnews.go.com/International/elon-musk-us-ponder-ways...

    WebSep 24, 2022 · It is not the first time the regime blocked internet access to control protests. In 2019, the Iranian government forced the country into digital darkness from Nov. 16 to Nov. 27 during a crackdown on nationwide protests. The death toll of the 2019 protests was reported between more than 300, according to Amnesty International.

  5. How the WhatsApp, Instagram blackout is impacting millions of …

    https://observers.france24.com/en/middle-east/20230116-instagram...

    WebJan 16, 2023 · The Iranian government shut down Instagram and WhatsApp and drastically reduced internet speed on September 21 in response to nationwide protests. This has not only greatly restricted Iranians'...

  6. The US says it's helping Iranians navigate a massive internet blackout ...

    https://www.cnn.com/2022/10/04/world/iran-internet-blackout-intl-cmd

    WebOct 4, 2022 · Internet shutdowns aren’t new in Iran, often accompanying periods of unrest and dissent. The most severe crackdown was in 2019, during which more than 100 protesters were killed and the...

  7. How Iran's Government Shut Off the Internet | WIRED

    https://www.wired.com/story/iran-internet-shutoff

    WebNov 17, 2019 · Amid widespread demonstrations over rising gasoline prices, Iranians began experiencing internet slowdowns over the past few days that became a near-total internet and mobile data blackout on ...

  8. Iran internet blackout 2021: protests and human rights violations

    https://www.accessnow.org/iran-blackout-2021-internet-shutdowns...

    WebFeb 26, 2021 · The province has weak Internet infrastructure, with few being able to access or rely on home broadband Internet connections. According to Iran’s Communication Regulatory Authority (CRA), in Sistan and Baluchistan, where Internet penetration is around 66.93%, 95.7% of Internet users rely on mobile Internet. These disruptions, therefore, are tantamount to a near total Internet shutdown, and a blatant denial of the right to access …

  9. Mahsa Amini's father says Iran authorities lied about her death, as ...

    https://www.cnn.com/2022/09/22/middleeast/iran-protests-mahsa-amini...

    WebSep 23, 2022 · The last time Iran saw such a severe blackout was when authorities tried to contain mass protests in late 2019, after fuel prices increased by as much as 300%. At the time, Iran was taken...

  10. Iran's internet is mostly down. Here's what makes that unusual - CNN

    https://www.cnn.com/2019/11/19/middleeast/iran-internet-shutdown...

    WebNov 19, 2019 · An internet blackout means no-one in Indian-controlled Kashmir can “When the mass protests were going on in Iran in December 2017 and January 2018, as soon as they shut down Telegram,...

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