Judge Insults Journalist and Orders his Arrest
Prominent reformist journalist Masoud Kazemi was arrested on Wednesday, May 22 after appearing in court at Branch 28 of Iran’s Revolutionary Court.
The former editor-in-chief of the monthly Seda-ye Parsi (“Persian Voice”), who has been regularly targeted by authorities, faced fresh charges in an ongoing case brought against him. He has been charged with "endangering national security" and participating in an "illegal gathering."
Shargh Journalist Faces Further Interrogations at Evin Prison
Shargh journalist Marzieh Amiri has been transferred to Evin Prison after being held in an unknown location since her arrest on May 1, International Workers’ Day. She will also face further interrogations. The charges against her are not known.