Iranian reporters Niloufar Hamedi and Elahe Mohammadi are among 15 female journalists who have been arrested in Iran in recent months. Photo: AFP
Iranian reporters Niloufar Hamedi and Elahe Mohammadi are among 15 female journalists who have been arrested in Iran in recent months. Photo: AFP

Iran pushes global list of imprisoned journalists to record high

  • Never before have so many journalists in the world been in prison for their work, according to Reporters Without Borders
  • The three countries with the most media prisoners are China, Myanmar and Iran, France-based NGO says

Iranian reporters Niloufar Hamedi and Elahe Mohammadi are among 15 female journalists who have been arrested in Iran in recent months. Photo: AFP
Iranian reporters Niloufar Hamedi and Elahe Mohammadi are among 15 female journalists who have been arrested in Iran in recent months. Photo: AFP
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