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Iran unblocks Telegram messaging app as protests wane

As protests in Iran die down, the government has unblocked a popular app activists were using to share information.

by Zein Basravi

Iran’s government has unblocked the popular social media app, Telegram.

Activists had used it to share videos of anti-government protests not shown on state media.

The government criticised the company for not filtering content that it said promoted violence.

Al Jazeera's Zein Basravi reports from Tehran.


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