Mass Arrests of Journalists Follow Iran Elections

I Don’t Believe in Imaginary Property writes “Reporters Without Borders is alarmed by the fact that no less than twenty-three journalists have been arrested in Iran in the week following the elections, making Iran one of the most dangerous places in the world to be a journalist. Online activists are trying to counter this trend by giving advice for helping Iranian protesters. One problem is that Iranian leaders are trying to delegitimize the reform movement by pretending that they’re puppets of foreign powers, so special discretion is required for anyone wanting to help the Iranian people.”

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Monday, June 22nd, 2009 Uncategorized