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Iran - More arrests and closures after release of five journalists

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders firmly condemns today's decision by the Tehran state prosecutor to arrest Mohammad Mehdi Emami Naseri, the managing editor of the daily Maghreb, and Alireza Aghairad, its political editor, and to suspend the monthlies Tajrobeh and Mehrnameh and the weekly Aseman. The crackdown on freedom of information is clearly continuing, although five of the journalists arrested on 27 January, “Black Sunday,” were released in the past few days on bail of 100 million toman (...)

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