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Journalist jailed for sending letters to father in prison

sajedeh arabsorkhiRadio Zamaneh - Sajedeh Arabsorkhi, an Iranian activist and journalist, has been transferred to Evin Prison to serve out a one-year prison sentence. According to the Kaleme website, she is accused of propaganda against the regime for writing letters to her father, Feizollah Arabsorkhi, a political prisoner at the time.

Political Prisoner, Lawyer Negar Haeeri Incarcerated In Gharchak Prison Under Deplorable Conditions

negar-haeriPersianbanoo - Negar Haeeri, daughter of imprisoned political prisoner Mashallah Haeeri, is imprisoned in Gharchak Prison under harsh and deplorable conditions.

Arrest warrant reissued for journalist Azarpeyk

saba-azarpeyk2Radio Zamaneh - The lawyer for detained Iranian journalist Saba Azarpeyk reports that the judiciary has renewed the temporary arrest warrant for his client.

Kurdish woman losing sight in Iranian prison: Zeynab Jalalian

zeynab-jalalianAmnesty International - Zeynab Jalalian, a member of Iranian’s Kurdish minority, currently serving a life sentence in Kermanshah Prison, western Iran, is at risk of losing her eyesight and she is in urgent need of medical care.

Iranian officials muzzle journalist’s family

saba-azarpeikRadio Zamaneh - Iranian authorities have forbidden the family of jailed journalist Saba Azarpeyk from talking to the media.

Filmmaker Mahnaz Mohammadi Begins 5-Year Sentence on Baseless Charges

mahnaz-mohammadi2The International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran - On June 7, 2014, Iranian documentary filmmaker and women’s rights activist Mahnaz Mohammadi began serving her five-year prison sentence on charges of “assembly and collusion against national security,” and “propaganda against the state.”

Iran urged to release imprisoned journalist Saba Azarpeik

saba-azarpeikThe Guardian - A group of Iranian journalists has called for the release of Azarpeik who is being kept incommunicado after being detained

Women’s rights activist, filmmaker summoned to Evin

mahnaz-mohamadiRadio Zamaneh - Evin Prison has summoned Mahnaz Mohammadi, the Iranian filmmaker and women’s rights activist, to serve out her five-year prison sentence.

Fate of Tehran journalist unknown after arrest

saba-azarpeikRadio Zamaneh - The situation of detained journalist Saba Azarpeyk remains unclear five days after her arrest in Tehran.

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