Reporters without Borders — Iran biggest prison for Journalists

The Islamic Republic of Iran has more journalists in prison than any other country in the world — a dubious distinctin for a country already known for its close-minded ways, to say the least.

Reporters without Borders reports that Iran has recovered its status as the world’s biggest prison for the media, with a total of 42 journalists detained. If that wasn’t enough, a group of legislators who support President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad presented a bill under which detained government opponents would be regarded as “mohareb” (enemies of God) who should be executed “within a maximum of five days” of their arrest.

See the full Reporters without Borders press release : Iran Biggest Prison for Journalists.

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