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Report: 5 Iranian Journalists Detained in Ongoing Crackdown

A semi-official news agency in Iran is reporting that authorities have detained five local journalists recently amid an ongoing crackdown on expression in the Islamic Republic.   The report Tuesday by the Fars news agency identified two of the journalists as reformists Isa Saharkhiz and Ehsun Mazandarani. It did not name the others.   Saharkhiz, who was released in 2013 after serving years in prison following Iran's 2009 postelection turmoil, has openly criticized the...

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