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Journalist Elnaz Mohammadi arrested at Evin Prison in Iran

Washington, D.C., February 6, 2023 – Iranian authorities must drop any charges against journalist Elnaz Mohammadi and release her immediately and unconditionally, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Monday.  On February 5, authorities arrested Mohammadi, head of the social issues desk at the state-run Hammihan newspaper, after she responded to a summons to answer questions…

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A woman walks past riot police standing guard during a demonstration in Algiers on Saturday. (Reuters/Louafi Larbi )

Journalists in the Middle East face multiple attacks

New York, February 14, 2011–As protests spread from Tunisia and Egypt to other countries in the region, journalists have been targeted by security forces, in Yemen, Iran, and Algeria, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. 

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