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Another Iranian Blogger Died in Prison

November 11th, 2012

Sattar Beheshti, an Iranian blogger died in prison last week. Several political prisoners in a letter, said: “we saw signs of torture on his body.”

Police controls a Facebook group, Facebook must REACT

January 31st, 2012

A Facebook group called “Daaf and Paaf” (means hot persons) fell under control of Iran’s cyber police. Iran’s cyber police announced on the group’s Facebook’s wall that “the administrators of this group have confessed to promoting banality”. This group had…

Iran: A female blogger arrested

January 17th, 2012

Parastoo Dokouhaki, Iranian blogger and journalist, is arrested by Iranian authorities. She writes in her blog “Zan-Nevesht“.

Iran:Jailed Cleric and Blogger on Hunger Strike

January 17th, 2012

Iran is not a paradise for all clerics. Mohammad Sadegh (Arash) Honarvar Shojayi, a cleric and a blogger is one who is currently sharing the pain of imprisonment for his ideas and writings along with many other prisoners. He has…

Blogger may face charge of ‘Waging War Against God’

December 22nd, 2011

Iranian blogger, Mohammad Reza Pour Shajari, a jailed blogger , may face charge of ‘Waging War Against God’ (moharebeh). He has been in jail for more than a year. He used to write in his blog, Iran Land’s Report where…

A blogger is in danger

August 22nd, 2011

Hossein Maleki Ronaghi, Iranian jailed blogger, was beaten up in prison. His family was warned not to give any interview.

Iranian Blogger Freed After 25-Day Hunger Strike

August 22nd, 2011

Dr. Mehdi Khazali, a blogger, publisher and son of a leading conservative cleric and former Council of Guardians member, Ayatollah Khazali, was released on bail from prison last week. Read more here.

Iranian blogger sentenced to 17 months of prison

July 18th, 2011

Peyman Roshan Zamir, a blogger and political activist from southern city Ahwaz was sentenced to 17 months of prison. He was accused of insulting Islamic republic’s Leader and propaganda against regime.

Plight of seven detained netizens in Iran

July 18th, 2011

Exactly one year after seven young netizens were arrested in a series of raids by intelligence ministry agents, Reporters Without Borders is reiterating the call for their release that it made in a letter on 23 February to United Nations…

Save Hossein Rongahi,Iranian blogger

July 8th, 2011

Hossein Rongahi’s father says that his son’s life is in danger. Hossein is a jailed blogger who needs urgent medical care. He was sentenced to 15 years of prison. Read more here.