August 5, 2009

Etemad Melli journalist arrested Wednesday

Saham News, the news agency close to Mahdi Karrubi, reported that Yazdani Khorram was arrested on Wednesday night by plain-clothes members of the Basij in front of Etmad Melli’s office. He is the third Etemad Melli journalist who has been arrested since the disputed 12 June election.
Mir Hamid Hassan Zadeh, former director of ISNA and the director of Mousavi’s website, Ghalam News and Reza Noorbaksh, editor of Farhikhtegan newspaper, were arrested previously.

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