Three feminine journalists have been arrested by Iranian authorities within the final two days, acknowledged the native media on Monday, amid continued protests in opposition to the federal government after the loss of life of Mahsa Amini in judicial custody.
Violent protests have gripped Iran because the 22-year-old Iranian Kurd died on September 16 after she was arrested by the morality police for failing to comply with the strict costume code for girls within the nation.
The authorities acknowledged that a whole bunch of residents, which incorporates safety officers, have misplaced their lives and 1000’s of individuals have been arrested in what they name “riots” triggered by the “enemies” of the Islamic republic.
“Prior to now 48 hours, no less than three feminine journalists, particularly Melika Hashemi, Saideh Shafiei and Mehrnoush Zarei, have been arrested in Tehran,” acknowledged Tehran journalists’ union as quoted by reformist newspaper Etemad.
The paper acknowledged that the officers have transferred three journalists to Evin jail the place many individuals who had been arrested earlier in reference to the protests have been locked.
Based on the estimates, because the unrest triggered in Israel 4 months in the past, 80 journalists have been to date arrested. The officers gave no causes for the most recent arrests of journalists.
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Shafiei is a novelist and works as a contract journalist, whereas Zarei writes for various reformist publications and Hashemi was working for a media outlet known as “Shahr”, the native media acknowledged.
In October, a press release was signed by greater than 300 Iranian journalists slamming the authorities for “arresting colleagues and stripping them of their civil rights”, reported the native media at the moment.
(With inputs from companies)
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