Rowhani: Restricting internet access 'absolutely wrong'

Iranian President Hassan Rowhani has slammed opponents of internet freedom, saying that restricting access would be “absolutely wrong.” “These days, the internet is like oxygen for people … to want to restrict it would be absolutely wrong,” Rowhani said, adding that this was particularly true during the coronavirus pandemic. “How else can we expect people to do everything from home and teach their children online during the pandemic,” the Isna news agency cited the president as saying. The comments come after Communications Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi was summoned by judicial autho…

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