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RSF writes to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights about journalists detained in Iran

NewsReporters Without Borders (RSF) has written to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet about the conditions of detained journalists in Iran, which is one of the world’s five biggest jailers of journalists, according to the worldwide round-up on deadly violence and abusive treatment of media personnel that RSF published yesterday. “Imprisoning journalists, denying them medical care while they are detained and denying them the right to a fair trial constitute a flagrant violation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the International Covenant on Civil and Political…

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