Read more about the article Iranian Journo Gets Threats For Interviewing Mahsa Amini’s Father
Nazila Maroofian poses in an undated photo. Maroofian, an Iranian journalist, claims that security forces threatened her and her father over her interview with Mahsa Amini's father. (@nazilamaroofian/Newsflash)

Iranian Journo Gets Threats For Interviewing Mahsa Amini’s Father

An Iranian journalist who interviewed Mahsa Amini's father has been told she is to be arrested and her family has been threatened. Nazila Maroofian, an Iranian reporter, said on Twitter (in Farsi) on Sunday, 16th October: "They won't let me publish my interview a few days ago with the father…

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Read more about the article UNFOUNDED CASE: Tajik Journalist Jailed For Seven And A Half Years For Allegedly Insulting Cop And Extremist Group Membership
Tajik journalist Abdullo Ghurbati poses in an undated photo. A court in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, found Ghurbati guilty of publicly insulting an authority and participating in the activities of an extremist group on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. Note: Picture is private (Newsflash) (@aghurbati/Newsflash)

UNFOUNDED CASE: Tajik Journalist Jailed For Seven And A Half Years For Allegedly Insulting Cop And Extremist Group Membership

(starts) A Tajik journalist has been sentenced to seven and a half years in prison for assaulting a police officer and membership of a banned extremist group. The journalist and documentary filmmaker Avazmad Ghurbatov, aged 26, was jailed behind closed doors in Dushanbe, Tajikistan on Tuesday, 4th October. Ghurbatov, who…

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Read more about the article Famous Iranian Poet Arrested By Regime And Taken To Unknown Location
Atefeh Chaharmahalian poses in an undated photo. Chaharmahalian was arrested by Iranian security forces and transferred to an unknown location for interrogation, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (@atefeh.chaharmahaly/Newsflash)

Famous Iranian Poet Arrested By Regime And Taken To Unknown Location

A famous Iranian female poet has been arrested by the regime and taken to an unknown location. Atefeh Chaharmahalian was reportedly arrested on Monday, 3rd October, and at the time of writing, on Thursday, 6th October, her whereabouts and status were still unclear, according to the NGO Human Rights in…

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Read more about the article HACKED DOWN: Four Journalists Accused Of Making Fake News In Egypt Over Anti-Corruption Revelations
Editor-in-Chief Lina Attalah, 39, poses, undated photo. She was charged with spreading false news in Egypt, September, 2022. (Newsflash)

HACKED DOWN: Four Journalists Accused Of Making Fake News In Egypt Over Anti-Corruption Revelations

Four reporters are facing slander, defamation and fake news charges after accusing the largest political party in Egypt's parliament of corruption. The female journalists belong to an independent media organisation known as Mada Masr. The group has been blocked in the country since 2017 and can only be accessed through…

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Read more about the article FREE-DOOM FIGHT: Israel Arrests Palestinian Journalist For Incitement In Front Of Her Two Screaming Kids
Palestinian journalist Lama Ghosheh, 32, poses in an undated photo. Ghosheh, a mother of two children and a graduate student at Birzeit University, was detained at her home in the East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Sheikh Jarrah on Sunday, Sept. 4, 2022. (Newsflash)

FREE-DOOM FIGHT: Israel Arrests Palestinian Journalist For Incitement In Front Of Her Two Screaming Kids

Israeli authorities have extended the detention of a Palestinian journalist for a third time after arresting her for 'incitement' in front of her screaming children. Lama Ghosheh, from the neighbourhood of Sheikh Jarrah in East Jerusalem, was detained after the Israeli Army raided her home on Sunday, 4th September. Her…

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