Chris from Orzeszek Blog has revealed that ACMA has blacklisted three videos documenting violence in Iran which show the death of Neda Agha-Soltan, killed during the 2009 Iranian election protests.

Today Chris received notice from ACMA that the content has been classified R18+. Because it was not behind a restricted access system, it is prohibited content:

As part of the ACMA’s investigation of the complaint, it applied to the Classification Board for classification of the content concerned. As a result of the Classification Board’s decision, and as the content is not subject to a restricted access system, it is prohibited content under clause 20(1)(b) of Schedule 7 to the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 (the Act)

The video has been shown on CNN, as well as Sky News Australia I’m told.

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