· June, 2011

Stories about Middle East & North Africa from June, 2011

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Iran: Record Breaking 20-Year Jail Sentence for Blogger

  10 June 2011

Writing about Iranian bloggers offers few moments of respite. The sad stories are endless, and the threats don't seem to subside. As though repression and censorship were not enough, bad luck seems to play in too. What follows are the stories of three bloggers, who are each serving very long...

Iran:”Another blogger was arrested”

  6 June 2011

Hrna [fa], Human rights activists news agency, reports [fa] that Ali Pour Soleiman, a blogger and teacher was arrested in Iran a few days ago. He was a member of Association of Teachers and wrote [fa] in Sokhane Molem (means teacher's word) blog.

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