• News Feeds
Page last updated at 10:14 GMT, Saturday, 21 January 2012

Press TV ban is 'censorship'


Press TV, the Iranian state broadcaster's English-language outlet, has been forced off the air in the UK after Ofcom revoked its licence for breaching the broadcasting code.

Yvonne Ridley, a former war correspondent who works for Press TV, says the closure of the channel is essentially an act of censorship and denies that the channel is a mouthpiece for the Iranian government.

Get in touch with Today via email , Twitter or Facebook or text us on 84844.


Story Tools


Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2019 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific