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Iran Journalists

Formerly Jailed Journalist Explains Iran's Recent Crackdown On Dissent

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 11.24.2015 | Home

Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. Today, we speak with Iranian journalist Maziar B...

Iranian Court Issues Verdict For Washington Post Journalist

Reuters | Chloe Angyal | Posted 10.11.2015 | Home

DUBAI/WASHINGTON, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Iran's judiciary said on Sunday that a ruling had been issued in the espionage trial of Washington Post reporter ...

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

Washington Post Journalist Jailed In Iran Gains Attention As Nuclear Talks Resume

HuffingtonPost.com | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 12.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, who has been held by the Iranian government since July on unclear charges, is receiving renewed ...

Imagine Being Jason Rezaian

Roger Housden | Posted 12.02.2014 | Home
Roger Housden

I only spent two days in detention in Tehran, but it gives me a small hint of the terrible pressure Jason and his wife -- who will certainly have been separated -- are under right now.

Iran Cracks Down On Media Before Election

Reuters | Posted 03.30.2013 | Media

* News outlets have been critical of government * 2009 vote prompted accusations of rigging, riots * Authorities mindful...

Three Foreign Journalists Reported Detained In Iran

Washington Post | Thomas Erdbrink | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Iranian officials arrested a Japanese and two Canadian reporters during anti-government demonstrations this week and charged them with "unauthorized r...