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Iran cracks down on journalists despite international outcry

Headline Title:  Iran cracks down on journalists despite international outcry 30 January 2013 The Iranian authorities must release journalists arrested in the past three days and accused of cooperating with "anti-revolutionary" Persian-language media organizations outside Iran, Amnesty International said. The organization believes further waves of arrests are planned. Underpinning this fear is today’s arrest of Bahar Newspaper Economics Editor, Ali Dehghan. A statement attributed to Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence declares: “The investigation will be continued until the last individual…

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