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Journalist Reyhaneh Tabatabei Arrested

Rahana – Dec 12, 2010

The security forces raided the house of reporter and journalist Reyhaneh Tabatabaei and arrested her. Tabatabaei has worked for the Sina News Agency, Chelcheragh magazine and Shargh newspaper. During the disputed presidential elections, she was out of the country pursuing her education. Keyvan Mehregan, Ahmad Gholami, Farzaneh Roustaei, Ali Khodabaskh and Amir Hadi Anvari are several other journalists who worked for the Shargh newspaper and have been arrested in the past week. Bottom of Form

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