FREE Jan 2013 Arrested Iranian Journalists
- Ahmed Shaheed , Amnesty , UN, Navi Pillay,HRW, EU members Ban Ki Moon,
Security forces in Tehran arrested the journalists during raids on their homes and offices beginning on January 26, 2013, allegedly because they have “connections” to foreign media. on january 26 security forces conducted similar raids on five Tehran-based papers – Etemad, Bahar,Shargh, Arman, all dailies, and Aseman, a weekly – and arrested at least 12 journalists. They are Sasan Aghaei, Nasrin Takhayori, Javad Daliriand and Emily Amraei of Etemad; Motahareh Shafiee, Narges Judaki and Saba Azarpeyk (Arman); Pourya Alami and Pejman Mousavi of Shargh; and Akbar Montajabi of Aseman, Milad Fadaei-Asl of Iranian Labour News Agency (ILNA) and Soleyman Mohammadi (Bahar).
Security forces arrested two more journalists on January 28, Keyvan Mehregan and Hossein Yaghchi, but released Shafiee, who had been arrested the day before, said Reporters Without Borders.
Free recently arrested journalists, arrested January 2013. Their names are:
Saba Azarpeyk (Arman)
Soleyman Mohammadi (Bahar)
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