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Daughter of Roozegar CEO arrested

Thursday, 31 May 2012

Zahra Khodabakhsh, the daughter of Bozorg Ali Khodabakhsh, CEO of the reformist newspaper Roozegar, was arrested in her home. Ali Khodabakhsh was previously one of the owners of the newspaper, Shargh, and was arrested last year when security forces attacked the paper’s editorial board. He was sentenced to one year in prison and fined. In the recent past, Roozegar has been accused of publishing state secrets, propaganda against the regime and deceptive reporting. No clear reason was given for Zahra’s arrest.

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  • Published: 502 days ago on Thursday, 31 May 2012
  • By: Iran Daily Brief
  • Last Modified: May 31, 2012 @ 2:13 pm
  • Filed Under: Human Rights
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    • http://www.hra-news.org/00/12451-1.html

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