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Iranian Journalist arrested while at work at Tehran weekly

Source: Radio Zamaneh

Iranian journalist Saba Azarpeyk was arrested in Tehran on Wednesday morning. Mizan Khabar reports that security forces entered the offices of the "Tejarat-e Farda Weekly" and arrested Azarpeyk at work.

Saba Azarpeyk

Azarpeyk was also arrested in February of 2012 in a wave of 11 journalist arrests. At the time, Azarpeyk worked for "Baztab-e Emrooz" and had published a report on arrests and beatings carried out by security police in Tehran's Vanak Square in the lead-up to the controversial 2009 presidential election.

More recently, Azerpeyk published a report on the death of Sattar Beheshti, the Iranian blogger who was arrested by the Cyber Police and died a few days later, allegedly from torture and beatings. Azarpeyk's report brought Beheshti's case to the floor of Parliament and drew widespread public attention to the incident.

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