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Iranian jailed journalists

Journalist brothers transferred to prison

Khosro and Massoud Kordpour, two Iranian journalists, have been transferred to the central Mahabad Prison four months after their arrest. » read more

Journalist released, lawyer given furlough

Jailed Iranian journalist Jila Bani Yaghoub has been released at the end of her sentence, and Nasrin Sotoudeh, the jailed human rights lawyer, has been given a furlough. » read more

Jailed journalist on hunger strike

Jailed journalist Khosro Kordpour, director of the Mokerian News Agency in Kurdistan, has been on hunger strike for 11 days at the Intelligence Ministry’s Oroumiyeh Detention Centre as a protest against his undetermined state in custody. » read more

News of death brings heart attack to jailed journalist

Jailed journalist Mohammad Davari has suffered a heart attack in Evin Prison after hearing the news of his brother’s death. » read more

Iran repeats accusations against detained journalists

Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence has issued a second statement regarding the arrest of a number of journalists in the past week, once again accusing them of having links to foreign media. » read more

MP says journalist arrests went too far

Conservative Iranian MP Ali Motahari has slammed the recent wave of journalist arrests for “depriving reporters of their mental and professional peace.” » read more

Another Iranian journalist jailed amid outrage

Ali Dehghan has become the latest journalist to be swept up in a wave of arrests by Iranian authorities, despite widespread outrage over the past few days both inside and outside Iran. » read more

Zamaneh denies link with detained journalists

Zamaneh has denied any connection or collaboration with the journalists recently detained in Iran and draws attention to the Islamic Republic’s often-used policy of persecuting journalists by accusing them of collaborating with foreign media. » read more

Details emerge in journalist arrests

New details have been reported regarding the arrest of more than a dozen journalists in Tehran in the last few days, with the mother of one of the detainees calling the arrest of her daughter “illegal.” » read more

Mehr: Some journalists freed after recent arrests

The Mehr News Agency reported on Tuesday that some of the Iranian journalists arrested in recent days have been released. » read more