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Wednesday 18 January 2012

Report: The arrests of Iranian journalists continue

[h2 According to the latest report by the Committee to Protect Journalists, with 43 journalists behind bars, Iran currently ranks as the worst country in the world with the most imprisoned journalists. The latest arrests occur as conditions worsen for journalists behind bars in Rajai Shahr and Evin prisons. And. the pressures on their families and loved ones has also increased. Imprisoned journalists in Iran face severe restrictions without the ability to take advantage of furlough .
According to reports by various news agencies, Fatemeh Kheradmand, a journalist and the wife of former political prisoner and journalist Massoud Lavasani, was arrested [on January 6, 2012) [Masoud Lavasani was released from Evin prison on September 8, 2011, after enduring approximately two years behind bars]. Fatemeh Kheradmand is also a graduate of the Azad University journalism school in Tehran. She was expelled from the Hamshahri Institute [the largest journalism institute in Iran], but she was still semi-active as a journalist .]sourse: http://persian2english.com/?p=23440

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