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UN: Iran Must Stop Intimidating Journalists

U.N. human rights experts are urging Iran to stop intimidating journalists before parliamentary elections next year.  The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights said Wednesday Iranian authorities should stop arresting, prosecuting and harassing journalists and online activists, and should provide a safe space for freedom of expression in the lead-up to the elections. The U.N. special investigator on Iran, Ahmed Shaheed, said, "The increasing intimidation of journalists is...

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