Friday, July 19, 2019 01:32

Iranian journalists

Iran lingers low on press freedom index

Iran ranks near the bottom of the Press Freedom Index for 2011-2012, which was released today by the press rights organization Reporters Without Borders. » read more

Press rights group condemns attack on Iranian journalists, newspaper

Reporters Without Borders is condemning the arrest of IRNA reporters and the closure of the Etemad daily newspaper, saying journalists have fallen victim to the power struggle inside the Islamic Republic. » read more

Critics barred from covering parliamentary news

Reporters who have published critical views of Parliament’s actions are being barred from further access to parliamentary sessions, an Iranian news website reports. » read more

Iranian journalist summoned to serve out jail sentence

Mashallah Shamsolvaezin, the deputy head of the Iranian Journalists Association and a spokesman for the Press Freedom Society, has been summoned by Iranian prison authorities to serve out his 16-month sentence. » read more

RWB alarmed over health of seven jailed Iranian netizens

Reporters Without Borders is expressing grave concern about the condition of seven jailed Iranian netizens. » read more

Iranian journalist, Farid Salavati, released

Iranian jounalist Farid Salavati, who was arrested last week after reporting on a gang rape in Khomeini Shahr, was released today. » read more

Jailed Iranian journalist awarded UNESCO press freedom prize

Jailed Iranian journalist, Ahmad Zeidabadi has been awarded this year’s UNESCO Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize. » read more

Concern over health of jailed Iranian journalist

Sam Mahmoodi Sarayi, the book review editor at Shargh newspaper, is reportedly in grave physical and mental condition in Evin Prison. » read more

Iran releases two jailed journalists

Nazanin Khosravani and Mahsa Amrabadi, two jailed Iranian journalists were released by Iranian authorities. » read more

Iran releases two journalists

Two jailed Iranian journalists were released today after over a month in prison. Farzaneh Roustayi, editor of international service of Shargh newspaper was released on a $10,000 bail, and Reyhaneh Tabatabayi, Shargh newspaper reporter, was released after 36 days in custody. » read more