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Raisi’s Blue Tick

January 8, 2023
Mana Neyestani
Raisi’s Blue Tick

The Instagram account of Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi has recently received a "verified badge," a blue checkmark next his profile name that proves he is the owner of that account. The move comes as Raisi’s government has cut off access to the Internet for most Iranian citizens to try to prevent them and the world from receiving information about its bloody crackdown on nationwide protests.

 

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9 min read
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