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Iran - one of world's biggest prisons for journalists 34 years after Khomeini's return

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders learned today of the arrests of three more journalists, bringing to 16 the number detained in a renewed crackdown on media personnel in Tehran that began a week ago. In all, a total of 42 journalists and 20 netizens are now detained in Iran, which makes it one of the world's biggest prisons for news providers. The two latest detainees are Rihaneh Tabtabai, a journalist with the daily Bahar, who was arrested yesterday, and Ali Dehghan, Bahar's business editor, who (...)

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