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Iran - Criminal procedure law increases vulnerability of journalists

Reporters without borders
On the 12th anniversary of photographer Zahra Kazemi's death in detention, Reporters Without Borders voices concern about Iran's new code of criminal procedure, which imposes an additional restriction on the rights of prisoners of conscience, including journalists. From now on, they will have to choose their lawyers from an approved list. Article 48 of the code grants defendants the right to request the presence of a lawyer as soon as they are detained. But exception is made for the (...)

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