Facts Are Sacred

Facts Are Sacred

by
Abby Zimet
Iran dead and detained

With protests and press coverage in Iran largely silenced by the crackdown, the U.K.'s Guardian is trying to identify the hundreds or thousands of journalists, activists and other people killed and detained in the unrest. A day after asking for information, they have received hundreds of tips, names and photographs via readers, Twitter, Facebook and other networks. Working in conjunction with Human Rights Watch, Reporters Sans Frontieres and other rights groups, they will assemble a database on the missing. To help the effort, go here.


Mohammadreza Jalaeipour

Mohammadreza Jalaeipour, 27,
Oxford PhD student and spokesman for a grassroots group for reformist candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi. He was
arrested at Tehran airport on June 17 as he attempted to leave the
country.

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