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Acid attacks on women - new grounds for harassing journalists

After at least seven women had been the victims of acid attacks, scores of demonstrators gathered outside the lawcourts in Isfahan and the (...)

Published on 29 October 2014 Read


Twelve arrested over mobile phone message content

WhatsApp, Viber and Tango “The intelligence services [will go after] people who circulate insulting comments about Ayatollah Khomeini online,” (...)

Published on 9 October 2014 Read


Visiting Iranian leader must be questioned about media freedom

As Iranian President Hassan Rouhani arrives in New York for the 69th United Nations General Assembly, Reporters Without Borders reiterates its (...)

Published on 23 September 2014 Read


Lives of detained Sufi journalists in the balance

Reporters Without Borders is very worried about the many journalists and netizens who continue to be detained despite suffering serious ailments, (...)

Published on 12 September 2014 Read


Two photographers sentenced to 25 and 50 lashes

Reporters Without Borders is outraged to learn that two photographers based in the city of Qazvin, Khalil Emami and Abass Alipour, have been (...)

Published on 19 August 2014 Read


Iran is world’s leading jailer of female journalists and netizens

The arrest on 22 July of two journalists and a photographer, including the Tehran correspondent of the Washington Post and his Iranian wife, (...)

Published on 28 July 2014 Read


Two American journalists and Iranian reporter held in Iran

The Washington Post said yesterday that it had received “credible reports” that its Tehran correspondent Jason Rezaian had been arrested, (...)

Published on 25 July 2014 Read


Iranian judicial system: a repression machine against journalists

On the 11th anniversary of the death in detention of Iranian-Canadian photojournalist Zahra Kazemi, Reporters Without Borders is calling (...)

Published on 2 July 2014 Read

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