Ahmad Zaid-Abadi

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Iranian newspaper raided, employees detained

June 23, 2009 5:59 PM ET

New York, June 23, 2009--Iranian security agents arrested about 25 employees of Kalameh Sabz, the reformist newspaper owned by presidential candidate Mir-Hossein Mousavi, after raiding the paper's offices on Monday evening, according to local and international news reports. ...

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Attacks on the Press 2002: Iran

March 31, 2003 12:05 PM ET

Liberal newspapers that have emerged in Iran since reformist president Muhammed Khatami took office six years ago serve as an important platform for his agenda of social and political reform. But the reformist media continue to face repression from the...

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Attacks on the Press 2000: Iran

March 19, 2001 12:05 PM ET

IRAN'S CONSERVATIVE-DOMINATED JUDICIARY WAGED AN EXTENSIVE CAMPAIGN against the local reformist press, closing newspapers and prosecuting outspoken journalists throughout 2000. At year's end, the most influential reformist newspapers had been silenced, at least six journalists were in prison because of...

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Iran: Supreme Leader quashes parliamentary debate on press-code reform

July 12, 2000 12:00 AM ET

Your Excellency: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) wishes to protest your arbitrary and ill-advised decision to quash a proposed parliamentary bill to amend Iran's harsh press laws.

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