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Iranian jailed journalists

Denials, whispers swirl around journalist arrests

Mohammad Hosseiny, the Iranian Minister of Culture and Guidance, has commented on the recent arrest of more than a dozen journalists, saying their charges are not related to the media. » read more

Journalists arrested by order of new court

Reports from Tehran indicate that at least 10 journalists were arrested there on January 27 by security forces carrying arrest warrants from the newly established Court of Media and Culture. » read more

Two Iranian journalists arrested

Two more Iranian journalists were arrested by Iranian security forces on the night of Saturday January 26. » read more

Jailed journalist couple denied visit

Iranian prison authorities have not allowed Jila Bani-Yaghoub and her husband Bahman Ahmadi Amouyi visit each other in four months. » read more

Journalist sent to jail to serve out sentence

Iranian journalist Alireza Roshan has been taken to jail to serve out a five-year sentence for “assembly and collusion aimed at disturbing national security.” » read more

Rights group slams imprisonment of journalists in Iran

Reporters Without Borders has condemned the incarceration of Iranian journalist and women’s rights activist Jila Bani-Yaghoub, who began a one-year sentence at Evin Prison on September 2. » read more

Journalist begins jail term

Prominent Iranian journalist Jila Bani-Yaghoub has begun her one-year jail term at Evin Prison. » read more

Iranian activist to serve 7 years in jail

Iranian activists and journalist Nasour Taghipour has been arrested to serve out a seven-year sentence. » read more

Jailed journalist given furlough

Jailed Iranian journalist Nazanin Khosravani was temporarily released from jailed yesterday, on Monday. » read more

Jailed journalist handed a fresh sentence

Issa Saharkhiz, a jailed Iranian journalist, has been handed another sentence as he nears the end of his initial three-year sentence. » read more