Iran lead the pack of countries with the most imprisoned journalists in 2011
, holding 43 behind bars. This week Iran added to its reputation with the arrest of at least three prominent journalists: Marzieh Rasouli, Parastoo Dokouhaki, and Sahamoddin Bourghani. Decrying what he calls a "revolving prison door," routinely releasing journalists while arresting others, CPJ's Mohamed Abdel Dayem is quoted in The Guardian
discussing the latest deterioration of press freedom in Iran.