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.”
Archive for the ‘Detained Bloggers’ Category
Parastoo Dokouhaki, Iranian blogger and journalist, is arrested by Iranian authorities. She writes in her blog “Zan-Nevesht“.
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…
Hossein Maleki Ronaghi, Iranian jailed blogger, was beaten up in prison. His family was warned not to give any interview.
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.
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.
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…
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.
A few days ago, news broke out that Security officers of the Borj al Arab prison broke into Kareem’s prison cell and took away his letters of support, which Kareem has been receiving from around the world.
“Over himself, over his own body and mind, the individual is sovereign”
John Stuart Mill, On Liberty, 1859.
But sovereign are we, over our blogs and the contents and comments therein?
We are bloggers. We want freedom. But…