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Podcast 43: Internet Censorship in Iran- Interview with Mehdi Yahyanejad

We all use the internet. But what does it mean to use the internet in a country where freedom of speech is under assault? This week, we talk to Mehdi Yahyanejad, the founder of the Balatarin, the Persian language version of Reddit or Digg. Mr. Yahyanejad talks about the importance of Balatarin for human rights activism and social mobilizing. He also tells us the many different ways the Iranian government blocks and censors what people post on the internet. Don’t miss out on this enlightening podcast! Listen here: http://www.iranhumanrights.org/2011/12/podcast_43/ We all use the internet. But what does it mean to use the internet in a country where freedom of speech is under assault? This week, we talk to Mehdi Yahyanejad, the founder of the Balatarin, the Persian language version of Reddit or Digg. Mr. Yahyanejad talks about the importance of Balatarin for human rights activism and social mobilizing. He also tells us the many different ways the Iranian government blocks and censors what people post on the internet. Don’t miss out on this enlightening podcast! Listen here: http://www.iranhumanrights.org/2011/12/podcast_43/