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Reporter who covered Isfahan protests set free on bail

Arya Jafari, an ISNA reporter detained for nine days by the Isfahan Revolutionary Guards for covering public protests against acid attacks on women, was released on bail today, October 31. » read more

Three parties press Iran to release American-Iranian journalist

One hundred days into the arrest of Jason Rezaian, there have been new separate appeals by the US government and his family to release the Washington Post journalist. » read more

Washington Post reporter arrested with others

The Washington Post reports that Jason Rezaian, the news agency’s representative in Tehran, has been arrested in Tehran along with his wife, Yeganeh Salehi, and two other U.S. citizens.

The report from July 24 indicates that reliable sources say the four were arrested on Tuesday July 22 and there is no clear report of the reasons for their arrest. » read more

Detained journalist brothers get family visit

Detained journalists Massoud and Khosro Kordpour have been allowed a visit from their families 45 days after their arrest in Kurdistan. » read more

Iran releases another detained journalist

Detained journalist MohammadJavad Rouh was released on Saturday March 16, the Kaleme website reports. » read more

Journalist arrested in Kurdistan

Arrest of Iranian journalist and human rights activist Khosro Kordpour in Mahabad reveals the persistence of the wave of arrests against journalists that began late January in Iran. » read more

Iran says journalist crackdown foils enemies’ plans

Iran’s Intelligence Minister says recently detained journalists are “puppets of world arrogance” and their arrests have created “havoc” in the network of the country’s enemies. » read more

Another journalist arrested in Iran

MohammadJavad Rouh, a staff editor at the Mehrnameh monthly magazine, was arrested by Iranian authorities at his home on Sunday March 4. » read more

More journalists released

Soleyman Mohammadi and Pejman Mousavi, two of the recently detained journalists, were released on Saturday March 2, the opposition website Kaleme reports. » read more

Two more Iranian journalists released

Pourya Alami and Milad Fadayi Asl, two detained Iranian journalists, were released by the judiciary on Wednesday February 27. » read more