Published On: Sun, Jan 14th, 2024
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Iranian journalists released on bail after 17 months in prison for coverage of Mahsa Amini’s death

Two women stand together, each raising an arm making peace signs with their hands.

Niloufar Hamedi, who broke the news of Iranian woman Mahsa Amini’s death in 2022 while in police custody for wearing her headscarf too loose, and Elaheh Mohammadi, who wrote about Amini’s funeral, were sentenced to seven and six years in prison, respectively, on charges including collaborating with the U.S. government.

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