anyone else trying to follow this?
The regime did its best to suppress news of the protests. It shut popular websites, cut internet and mobile telephone sevices, censored the Iranian media and banned employees of foreign news organisations from reporting on the streets. It reportedly covered the gates of university campuses so no one could see what was happening inside, and even telephone boxes were sealed.
Iran is seriously trying to crack down on internal dissent again, and they are doing so but shutting down public communications infra-structure to prevent Iranians from showing the rest of the world, to include ex-pats what the government is doing to their own children.