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Criminal procedure law increases vulnerability of journalists

Article 48 of the code grants defendants the right to request the presence of a lawyer as soon as they are detained. But exception is made for (...)

Published on 10 July 2015 Read

Iran

Revolutionary Guards target Internet activists

On 8 June, judicial system spokesman Golamhossien Mohsseni Ejehi announced the arrests of “several individuals” for social network activity (...)

Published on 22 June 2015 Read

Iran

After six years in prison, journalist is banished to remote city

Aged 50 and the father of three children, Zeydabadi was arrested on 14 June 2009, two days after then President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s disputed (...)

Published on 22 May 2015 Read

Iran

Journalist and human rights activist Narges Mohammadi arrested

Reporters Without Borders firmly condemns the arrest of Narges Mohammadi, a journalist who works closely with Nobel Peace Laureate Shirin Ebadi (...)

Published on 6 May 2015 Read

Iran

Detained US journalist used in Iranian power struggle

Rezaian, who completes his ninth month in detention today, is to face trial on several charges including spying, his lawyer reported two days (...)

Published on 22 April 2015 Read

Iran

Islamic Republic urged to free all detained journalists and online activists

After the international community hailed the 2 April accord, President Rouhani said on 3 April: “We have had tension and even hostility towards (...)

Published on 10 April 2015 Read

Iran

Iranian authorities step up media censorship

Reporters Without Borders condemns a surge in cases of harassment of journalists and print media by the Iranian authorities in the past few days, (...)

Published on 18 February 2015 Read

Iran

Reformist daily closed over “I am Charlie” front page

A closure order issued by the Tehran public prosecutor on 17 January was confirmed today by the Committee for Press Authorization and (...)

Published on 19 January 2015 Read

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