“Iran blocks internet amid bloody crackdown on nationwide protests”

“Iranian authorities have almost entirely cut off access to the internet in an effort to stem nationwide demonstrations said by some activists to be the most expansive since the 2009 uprising.

At least 40 people have been killed, based on reports from citizens and rights groups, according to Radio Farda, the Iranian branch of the U.S. government-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty external broadcast service…

The protests were sparked Friday by the government’s announcement of a hike in fuel prices by as much as 300%…”

Iran blocks internet amid bloody crackdown on nationwide protests

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