Tehran Press Court

IHRDC Releases Documentary — “A Culture of Intimidation: The Islamic Republic and the Press”

(May 29, 2015) -- Last month, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI), Javad Zarif, announced to the world that the IRI does not “jail people for their opinions”, adding that, “people who commit crimes…cannot hide behind being a journalist.” ... Read more

Sentenced: Journalist and Film Critic Siamak Pourzand

International PEN Writers in Prison Committee address Siamak Pourzand, an Iranian journalist and film critic, who has been arrested. They review his case and suggest why he may have been imprisonned, also noting the role of his wife, Mehrangiz Kar, who was also previously imprisonned. They recommend that a letter be sent to Ayatollah Khamenei, urging his release. ... Read more

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