Committee of Human Rights Reporters – In the past three days at least 14 journalists from five media outlets in Tehran were arrested at their homes and their offices.
Today January 28, 2013, security forces detained another two journalists Keyvan Mehregan and Hossein Yaghchi. Keyvan Mehregan was transferred to Evin prison with a previous summons and he is facing new charges. Another journalist, Saba Azarbik’s arrest at her home yesterday has been confirmed.
A number of additional journalists living in Tehran have been summoned to appear for interrogations next week. On the other hand Motehareh Shafii, head of the political section of Arman newspaper was released today, January 28.