Iranian jailed journalists
Sajedeh Arabsorkhi, an Iranian activist and journalist, has been transferred to Evin Prison to serve out a one-year prison sentence. According to the Kaleme website, she is accused of propaganda against the regime for writing letters to her father, Feizollah Arabsorkhi, a political prisoner at the time. » read more
Eighty-two Iranian journalists have spoken out against the continued detention of Serajeddin Mirdamadi, an Iranian journalist who has been in custody since May 10.
Kaleme reports that a statement from the journalists denounces Mirdamadi’s continued arrest and the judiciary’s refusal to release him. » read more
Saba Azarpeyk, the Iranian journalist who has been under arrest since late May, has contacted her mother for the first time in more than 40 days.
Her mother, Akram Mohammadi, told ILNA that her daughter contacted them, as was promised by the investigator, and expressed serious hope that she soon would be released. » read more
147 Iranian journalists have issued a statement calling for the release of Saba Azarpeyk, saying her arrest is “illegal.” The Kaleme opposition website reports that their statement refers to the arrest of Azarpeyk and the failure of authorities to inform her family about her situation as “illegal and dangerous.” » read more
Adnan Hassanpour, an imprisoned Iranian-Kurdish journalist, has been transferred from Marivon Prison to Zabol Prison in southeastern Iran. » read more
Ali Asghar Qaravi, the Iranian journalist who was arrested for his article in the Bahar daily, has been released on bail after two months in jail. » read more