Thursday, February 22, 2024

The UK Times: TV station shuts UK HQ as Iran’s killers target staff

News in BriefThe UK Times: TV station shuts UK HQ as Iran’s killers target staff

The Times of London reports that that a “dissident Iranian television channel has been forced to stop broadcasting from its headquarters in Britain after Scotland Yard warned staff that it cannot safeguard them from Tehran-backed assassins or kidnappers on UK soil.”

According to the Times, “The ‘exceptional’ advice given by counterterrorism police chiefs to Iran International to relocate its operation from London to Washington DC follows a string of foiled plots targeting the opposition station’s journalists in recent weeks.”

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