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Iran - Journalists and media fall victim to power struggle

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns physical attacks on journalists with the state news agency IRNA and state-owned daily Iran, the arrests of several of these journalists and the closure of the privately-owned daily Etemad, all within the past three days. IRNA headquarters was raided yesterday by police and officials from the Tehran prosecutor's office with the aim of arresting its director, Ali Akbar Javanfekr, just as he was giving a news conference to protest against the one-year jail (...)

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