Iran: Ganji & Golden Pen

According to Freedom for Ganji blog, Akbar Ganji, writer and journalist who was released from jail recently, received Golden Pen Prize of Freedom of Speech in Tehran. According to blogger, Ganji said in a county where civil society has no meaning and government has not recognised private sphere, everything becomes a political issue. He added that, at present government, has put nuclear energy on jouranlists agenda (Persian).

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