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Iran - After six years in prison, journalist is banished to remote city

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns the way the Iranian authorities are continuing to persecute the well-known journalist Ahmad Zeydabadi, banishing him to the northeastern city of Gonabad after he was released from prison yesterday on completing a six-year jail sentence. Aged 50 and the father of three children, Zeydabadi was arrested on 14 June 2009, two days after then President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's disputed reelection. A victim of one of the Stalinist-style show trials in Tehran in (...)

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