Iran newspaper’s permit revoked for publishing Clooney picture with ‘Je suis Charlie’ pin

January 20, 2015 12:50 AM

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Iran newspaper’s permit revoked for publishing Clooney picture with ‘Je suis Charlie’ pin

A picture shows copies of the headline of Iranian reformist newspaper Mardom-e Emrouz (People of Today) on January 18, 2015 as well as it's January 13 front page edition with a picture of Hollywood star George Clooney. — Reuters pic . DUBAI, Jan 20 — Iran’s hardline judiciary has banned a reformist newspaper for publishing a picture of Hollywood star George Clooney wearing a “Je suis Charlie” (“I am Charlie”) button, Iranian newspapers reported yesterday.

Mardom-e Emrooz (Today’s People) had come under criticism after running the image of the US actor at last week’s Golden Globes ceremony displaying his support for victims of a deadly attack two weeks ago on the Charlie Hebdo weekly in Paris.

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