Mohammad Mosaed, an award-winning journalist whose work, including his reporting on the coronavirus, led Iran to sentence him to nearly five years in prison, won’t be deported.
Reporters Without Borders annual report says at least 84 percent of those killed this year were “deliberately targeted” for their work, up from 63 percent in 2019.
In the wake of an Iranian nuclear scientist's death, Tehran lawmakers passed a bill calling for further expansion to Iran's nuclear programme and an end to inspections of nuclear facilities by the UN atomic energy watchdog.
Ruhollah Zam was hanged on Saturday after Iran's supreme court upheld his death sentence passed in June over his role in protests during the winter of 2017-18.
Iranian dissident and journalist Ruhollah Zam, who has a mass following on social media, was convicted of fomenting violence during anti-government protests in 2017.
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