Posted by: bahareiran | February 12, 2011

Isfahan police attack homes and arrest 800 in satellite channel crackdown

The head of the Isfahan State Security Forces said that in a pre-planned operation to seize satellite equipment, the agents of the public security police attacked storage rooms, stores and homes, destroyed five gangs who illegally produced and distributed these goods, arrested about 800 people and seized 28,221 pieces of satellite receiver equipment.

In justifying these measures which include entering private property such as homes, where houses and storage rooms he said, ‘research has shown that people who watch satellite channels, change their way of talking, behavior and even their parties to match the commercials and movies broadcasted in these channels’. (VOA website – Feb. 7, 2011)

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