Writers from Al Jazeera, New York Times and Le Figaro among 100 prominent journalists calling for the release of Maziar Bahari

July 15, 2009

More than 100 prominent journalists from 47 countries sent a petition to the Iranian government today calling for the immediate release of Maziar Bahari, Newsweek’s Tehran correspondent, who has been held without charge in an Iranian jail since 21 June.
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