Iranian paper banned for showing Clooney wearing "Je suis Charlie" pin

January 19, 2015 7:15 PM

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Iranian paper banned for showing Clooney wearing "Je suis Charlie" pin

DUBAI (Reuters) - 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 on Monday.

Mardom-e Emrooz (Today's People) had come under criticism after running the image of the U.S. 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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