Leaked files reveal Iran’s post-revolution crackdown on journalists

Reza Moini, the head of RSF’s Iran/Afghanistan desk, Taghi Rahmani, Iraj Mesdaghi, Monireh Baradaran, Iranian Nobel Peace laureate Shirin Ebadi and Christophe Deloire, director of Reporters Without Borders (RSF) pose during a news conference on Iran at the Reporters without Borders (RSF) offices in Paris, France, February 7, 2019. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

PARIS (Reuters) – The Iranian government arrested, imprisoned or executed at least 860 journalists in the three decades between the Islamic revolution in 1979 and 2009, according to documents leaked to media monitoring group Reporters Sans Frontieres (RSF). At a news conference in Paris attended by Iranian human rights lawyer Shirin Ebadi, recipient of the […]

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