This is the story of Iranian journalist Javad Moghimi Parsa. TIME magazine published one of the photos he took
during his off-duty coverage of the unrest which came after the 2009 elections. Called a spy, he fled into exile. [View a larger
version of the video here.]
Dozens of journalists who have fled Iran to avoid prison face a tense
and lengthy process toward resettlement and an uncertain financial and professional future. Most of all, they fear that the
Iranian government will catch up with them. >> فارسي
International journalists expelled in March as the regime sought to block global coverage.
Country reports in this chapter were researched and written by Dahlia El-Zein, research associate for CPJ's Middle East and North Africa program, with reporting from CPJ Program Coordinator Mohamed Abdel Dayem.