July, 2011

Stories from July, 2011

Iran: Mehdi Khazali, a publisher and blogger was arrested

Mehdi Khazali, a publisher and blogger was arrested. He is son of a leading right-wing cleric and former Counsel of Guardians member, Ayatollah Khazali.

Iran: A blogger was sentenced to 17 months in prison

Peyman Roshan Zamir, a blogger and political activist from southern city Ahwaz was sentenced [fa] to 17 months of prison. He was accused of insulting Islamic republic's Leader and propaganda...

Iran:A Blogger's life in danger

Hossein Rongahi‘s father says that his son's life is in danger. Hossein is a jailed blogger who needs urgent medical care. He was sentenced to 15 years of prison.

Taiwan: Blogger subjected to US7,000 compensation for writing food critics

A Taiwanese blogger was sentenced to 30 days detention with a 2 year probation and subjected to a TWD200,000 (approximately USD7,000) compensation for writing food critics in her blog. The...

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