Activist Detained Again After Two-Week Release
An activist and journalist who served time for taking part in November 2019 protests has been re-arrested just two weeks after his release.
On the morning of July 22, 2020, Roozbeh Piri, a translator and student activist living in Tabriz, was arrested by security forces at his father's house.
Free Expression Community Celebrates Iranian Journalist for his Corruption and Protest Coverage
Iranian journalist Mohammad Mosaed has been awarded a Committee to Protect Journalists International Press Freedom Award for his critical reporting, including exposing the Iranian government’s mishandling of the coronavirus, corruption revelations and authorities’ crackdown on protesters in November 2019.