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Iran: Two bloggers in jail

Categories: Middle East & North Africa, Iran, Digital Activism, Freedom of Speech, Governance, Human Rights

Iranian judicial authorities announced [1]that Hossein Derakhshan was being held in prison in connection with his comments about key figures of the Shiite faith.In the same time several bloggers such as Freedomvatan reported [2] [fa] that Esmail Jafari [3], a journalist and blogger ‘was arrested by Iranian security agents’.