Iran’s Authorities in New Crackdown on Journalists
Authorities have arrested several journalists over the last couple of months, targeting them for their reporting on politics and sensitive topics, and leading to charges of propaganda against the regime and belonging to "infiltration networks" that threaten national security.
Iran's Ban on BBC Staff Illegal
In its crackdown on BBC Persian journalists, Iran's Revolutionary Courts are acting illegally, say two Iranian jurists. Judicial authorities have not provided verdicts or court orders to the "BBC 152" or to their lawyers, which is against Iranian law.