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Iranian journalists arrested
in raids on newspapers

Guardian [UK], by Saeed Kamali Dehghan

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Posted By:Maryland_Patriot, 1/28/2013 10:38:30 AM

Security officials in Iran have raided at least four newspapers and arrested several journalists in what appears to be concerted action aimed at intimidating the media in advance of the presidential elections in June. Sources in Tehran said reformist newspapers Etemaad, Shargh, Bahar and Arman were targeted by a group of plain-clothes officials who ransacked offices, filmed staff, confiscated documents and held several journalists. When the Guardian phoned journalists at Etemaad and Bahar in the evening, officials were still present in the offices and editors of the two newspapers could not be reached.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: loosecannon1, 1/28/2013 10:39:57 AM     (No. 9143976)

Hey, this is a great idea! Why don´t we do this here?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: horacer, 1/28/2013 10:51:37 AM     (No. 9144016)

They´ll go to Evin prison. Most will be beaten, one or two of the men will be raped. Someone might hang. Then they´ll slowly be released. If they were bloggers it would be torture then accidental death, oops how did that skull fracture happen.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 1/28/2013 10:57:02 AM     (No. 9144036)

No need for Obama to do it here where all the fake journalists already work for the WH. There are very few real journalists here and none that appear on TV.

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