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Police monitoring virtual space, foreign satellite channels, to ensure security of safe elections

Friday, 19 April 2013

Muntathar al-Mahdi, head of the internal security forces social department, referred at a news conference to the measures being taken by the social department in the run-up to the elections, and said that they are monitoring cyber space, foreign satellite channels, etc. to ensure the security of the elections through preparedness and full control of intelligence. He announced the establishment of a Fajar [Dawn] Command in the internal security forces, charged with ensuring the security of elections. Referring to the mass meetings organized through the Facebook social network, such as water games in parks, he said that such networks are being monitored and the police are carrying out the required precautions where necessary. In response to a journalist’s question about the lack of maintaining strict Hijab among Iranian film actresses abroad, he replied that Iran handles this issue via Interpol.

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  • Published: 2 years ago on Friday, 19 April 2013
  • By: Iran Daily Brief
  • Last Modified: April 19, 2013 @ 11:40 am
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    • http://tinyurl.com/d483sym; http://www.isna.ir/fa/news/92012709854/%D9%BE%DB%8C%DA%AF%DB%8C%D8%B1%DB%8C-%D8%A8%D8%AF%D8%AD%D8%AC%D8%A7%D8%A8%DB%8C-%D8%A8%D8%A7%D8%B2%DB%8C%DA%AF%D8%B1%D8%A7%D9%86-%D8%AF%D8%B1%D8%AE%D8%A7%D8%B1%D8%AC-%DA%A9%D8%B4%D9%88%D8%B1-%D8%A7%D8%B2%D8%A7%DB%8C%D9%86%D8%AA%D8%B1%D9%BE%D9%84

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