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On eve of Iranian New Year, concern about fate of imprisoned journalists

PayvandNews - Reporters Without Borders (RSF) reiterates its concern about the conditions in which journalists are being detained in Iran, especially Afarine Chitsaz of the daily newspaper Iran, a young woman arrested at the same time as three other journalists on 2 November.

Why The UN Human Rights Mechanisms Must Continue to Monitor Iran’s Human Rights Situation

Why The UN Human Rights Mechanisms Must Continue to Monitor Iran’s Human Rights Situation - Why the United Nations Human Rights Council must ensure the special rapporteur and other mechanisms can continue  to monitor Iran’s human rights situation?

Imprisoned Reformist Iranian Journalist Hospitalized After Prolonged Hunger Strike - Issa Saharkhiz, imprisoned reformist journalist and former political prisoner, was hospitalized on March 9, 2016 due to life-threatening health deterioration from successive hunger strikes.

Journalists put on trial after long wait in jail

press-courtRadiozamaneh - Ehsan Mazandarani and Davoud Asadi, two Iranian journalists charged with "propaganda against the regime and acting against national security", were finally taken to court after being held for months.

Iranian women's struggle for freedom - Iranian women's struggle for freedom

Long-awaited trial of journalist yields no known result

Issa SaharkhizRadiozamaneh - The trial of Iranian journalist and political prisoner Issa Saharkhiz was held after four months.

Advocacy group expresses concern for jailed Iranian journalist

saharkhiz_2_1The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has announced its serious concern for the health of Issa Saharkhiz, an Iranian journalist currently held in Evin Prison.

Trial date set for three detained journalists

press-courtRadiozamaneh - The trial of Issa Saharkhiz, Ehsan Mazandarani and another journalist, who were arrested last November by the Revolutionary Guards in the course of a state operation to "combat infiltrators", is set for March 6.

Detained journalist ends hunger strike

Eisa-SaharkhizRadiozamaneh - Jailed Iranian journalist Issa Saharkhiz, who had stopped eating in protest of his treatment in prison, has reportedly ended his hunger strike.


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