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Journalist’s arrest extended despite lack of trial

The arrest warrant for jailed journalist Saba Azarpeyk has been renewed again for another month despite Azarpeyk’s objections and her demand for due process. » read more

Iranian government urged to release jailed journalists

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) says Iran is “one of the worst jailors of journalist in the world” with 27 journalists behind bars in Iranian prisons. » read more

Officials of closed newspaper released on bail

The director of the Aseman daily was released on bail on Sunday February 23. ILNA reports that Abbas Bozorgmehr was released until his trial on bail of three trillion rials. » read more

President urged to help free jailed journalist brothers

Thirty Iranian activists have written an open letter to President Hassan Rohani calling for his support in securing the release of jailed journalist brothers Massoud and Khosro Kordpour. » read more

Concern grows over detained journalist

One month after the arrest of Iranian journalist Ahmad Asgari, there is still no official news of his whereabouts. » read more

Website officials released from jail

Foad Sadeghi and Ali Ghazali, the director and editor of the Baztab-e Emrooz website, were released from jail in Tehran on Tuesday June 18, Kaleme reports. » read more

Supporters call for release of journalist brothers

More than 200 activists and journalists have issued a statement calling for the release of Massoud and Khosro Kordpour, two journalists being detained in Kurdistan Province. » read more

Iranian journalist , Shahidi, has stroke

Iranian journalist Hengameh Shahidi suffered a stroke last night, on April 11, and is currently under care in a hospital in Tehran. » read more

Media crackdown continues with journalist’s arrest

Another Iranian journalist, Ehsan Mazandarani, was arrested on Wednesday February 20, joining the wave of arrests that began in late January. » read more

Iranian journalist sentenced to eight years in jail

Saam Mahmoudi Sarabi, an Iranian journalist, has been sentenced to eight years in jail and a 10-year ban from media activities in Iran. » read more