Iranian Journalists Are Arrested and Accused of Links With Foreign News Media
Posted: 1/30/2013  |  By: Rick Gladstone | New York Times
Security forces in Iran have arrested journalists from at least four Iranian newspapers and one news agency over the past few days and accused them of consorting with hostile foreign news media, the state-run press reported Monday. Iranian rights advocates called the arrests part of a broader campaign of intimidation to forestall political unrest before the presidential election in June.