New York, April 19, 2010—The
Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned threats made by the Iranian
government against Newsweek
correspondent Maziar Bahari. Bahari, left, who was
imprisoned in Iran for 118 days on fabricated antistate charges following last
year’s disputed June presidential election, told CPJ that family members in
Iran had received a threatening phone call on Saturday from a man who
identified himself as an Iranian court official.