Weekly Review of Censorship: Punishment for Letters and Videos
Between October 18 and October 25, authorities added further charges to two ongoing freedom of expression cases in Iran and issued heavy prison sentences on a third case. The new measures appear to be another crackdown against journalists and activists, and particularly against people who go public with details of how they have been treated while incarcerated.
Reporters Without Borders Calls on UN to Save Iranian Journalist
The international NGO Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has demanded that United Nations human rights defenders intervene in the death sentence of jailed Iranian journalist Ruhollah Zam.