Stories about Legal Threats from July, 2011

18 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.

14 July 2011

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...

8 July 2011

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.

7 July 2011

China: Swedish student's passport confiscated for flash mob call

A Swedish student, Sven Englund studying in Shanghai Fudan University was summoned by Shanghai police for writing a letter to the Chinese President Hu Jintao in his blog. His passport...