Israel 0
30 November 2019

Citing an internet shutdown in Iran during protests that followed the government’s decision to raise fuel prices on 15 November, Israel’s defence minister, Naftali Bennett, proposed that “every techie in the world – Israelis, Arabs, Iranians, Americans, Europeans and everyone else – unites for one purpose: to help the long-suffering Iranian people gain open access to all social media; A worldwide hackathon for freedom”. He went on to maintain that “together, we can show the Persian people, and the Iranian dictatorship, that power of the people is stronger than the people in power”. 

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