Hassan Shikh Aghai Arrested (Iran)

Iranian Kurd cartoonist Hassan Shikh Aghai arrested and held incommunicado. His home was searched, no word on his whereabouts.

Reporters sans Frontieres reports that Kurdish cartoonist Hassan Shikh Aghai was arrested by the Iranian police on July 18th in the city of Mahabad in the Kurdish northwest.

It is not known why he was arrested nor where he is. RSF reports that there are about 42 journalists currently under arrest in Iran.

For more information on the plight of journalism in Iran go to the following link: Reporters Sans Frontières.


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