- Global Voices - http://globalvoicesonline.org -
Iran's President Says Internet Is Vital
Written by Farid On 2 September 2014 @ 21:15 pm | No Comments
In Iran, Middle East & North Africa, Politics, Quick Reads, Technology
Iranian President Hassan Rohani said  in a speech on September 1 that the Internet is vital and Iran “cannot close the gates of the world for the younger generation.”
The next day, two Grand Ayatollahs defended high-speed Internet a few days after another Grand Ayatollah warned about it.
IMPORTANT #Iran  president Rouhani made a new speech defending internet & new technology with emphasis on youth – challenging conservatives.
— Negar Mortazavi (@NegarMortazavi) September 2, 2014 
Article printed from Global Voices: http://globalvoicesonline.org
URL to article: http://globalvoicesonline.org/2014/09/02/irans-president-says-internet-vital/
URLs in this post:
 said: http://www.rferl.org/content/iran-internet/26562360.html
 defended : http://www.radiofarda.com/content/f2-iran-smartphone-internet-4g-sanei-defense-bayat-ministry/26562533.html
 #Iran: https://twitter.com/hashtag/Iran?src=hash
 September 2, 2014: https://twitter.com/NegarMortazavi/statuses/506804305022951425
Licensed Creative Commons Attribution, 2008 Global Voices Online. See attribution policy for details: http://globalvoicesonline.org/about/global-voices-attribution-policy