Tuesday 23 June 2009

CPJ: Newspaper raided in Iran

The Committee to Protect Journalists is reporting that Iranian security agents have raided a newspaper in Tehran and arrested 25 employees.
CPJ says the newspaper, the reformist Kalameh Sabz, is owned by presidential candidate Mir-Houssein Mousavi. Kalameh Sabz has been stopped from publishing by theIranian regime since June 14.
According to CPJ, around 40 journalists and media workers are in custody in Iran since thedisputed presidential elections of June 12.

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