Journalists arrested for covering women’s protest in Tehran, Iran

Stop Fundamentalism – Peyk Iran, news daily published in Iran, reported on June 24 that many reporters covering the demonstration for women’s rights in Tehran were beaten and arrested by security forces and taken to an undisclosed location.

Among them were Jeylah Bany Yaqoub and Bahman Ahmadi Amouye which are well known experienced reporters and Taraneh Bany Yaqoub a reporter and a web logger.

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