World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers


Iran

WAN-IFRA and global freedom of expression organisations have written to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to free cartoonist Atena Faraghdani who is in prison for publishing a symbolic cartoon online. Atena has been sentenced to 12 years 9 months in prison, awaiting final verdict from the court of appeal.

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Andrew Heslop

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2016-02-26 18:05

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum have called on Iranian authorities to drop charges against Washington Post Iran correspondent Jason Rezaian and to immediately release the journalist, who has just spent his 365th day in prison.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2015-07-22 15:13

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2015-04-22 13:56

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