The website of Mowlana Abdolhamid, the Friday Mass Imam of Sunni Muslims in Zahedan, has been blocked.

The senior cleric has challenged the action, emphasizing that the site’s activities are completely in accordance with all regulations and its content is in line with policies of moderation.

The News Source for the senior cleric has called for an immediate end to the filtering of the site.

Zahedan is the capital of the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchistan, which is home to a large Sunni community.