Wednesday, June 19, 2019 05:57

Persian BBC

Iran releases two detained filmmakers

Two of the recently arrested Iranian documentary makers charged with collaborating with Persian BBC were released yesterday after 22 days in jail. » read more

"Iran national broadcaster filed suit against filmmakers"

Iranian documentary makers were arrested because of a complaint from Iran’s national broadcaster, Seda va Sima, says a relative of one of the detainees. » read more

Collaboration with foreign networks seen as "illegal" for Iranian filmmakers

Collaboration with Persian-language networks outside Iran is “illegal,” says Iran’s House of Cinema in a letter addressed to the Association of Iranian Documentary Makers. » read more

House of Cinema criticized for support of detained filmmakers

A number of Iranian government supporters have called for the House of Cinema to be shut down for its support of documentary makers recently arrested for allegedly collaborating with the BBC. » read more

Detained filmmakers’ activities illegal: Iranian judiciary

The documentary makers recently arrested in Iran were “engaged in the production of illegal material and provided it to the BBC,” a spokesman for Iran’s judiciary announced at a news conference. » read more

Iranian minister justifies arrest of filmmakers

Iranian Intelligence Minister Heydar Moslehi says the recent arrest of documentary filmmakers is only the beginning of government action against "collaborators" in Iran who help the BBC. » read more

Iran confirms arrest of filmmakers

A number of people have been arrested for working with the Persian BBC, Iran’s intelligence ministry confirmed today. » read more