In a coordinated campaign of seizure, the United States has blocked the domain of several Iranian official news websites as well as regional media outlets close to Iran. The move drew criticism from free speech defenders who called the U.S. move a muzzling of freedom of expression.
Around 3,000 Iranian lawyers strongly condemned the flagrant violation of the right to free speech and free flow of information by Western social media platforms through blocking the social media pages of Iran’s English language broadcaster Press TV.
Iran’s English-speaking Press TV channel says the news outlet has no plan to hold an interview with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, after Western media misquoted another Iranian official that the U.S. diplomat was invited to an interview.
Press TV anchor Marzieh Hashemi, who was jailed in the U.S. without charge for days and later freed amid public outcry, arrived at Tehran’s Imam Khomeini International Airport on Wednesday night and was welcomed by her relatives and colleagues, according to the network’s website. Hashemi, a 59-year-old American-born Muslim convert who has lived in Iran […]
Marzieh hashemi, who was released on Wednesday after spending 10 days in U.S. detention without charge, has spoken to Press TV about her experience and how she is resolved to prevent others from being subjected to such mistreatment by the American justice system. During a live interview with Press TV from Washington on Thursday evening, […]
The US government has released Marzieh Hashemi, Press TV’s news presenter imprisoned in the US for 10 days, her family announced. The Iranian journalist was freed after appearing before a grand jury in Washington, DC, for a third time on Wednesday morning. The Washington Post, citing three sources familiar with the case, said Hashemi was […]
Marzieh Hashemi, a journalist and anchor working for Iran’s English-language Press TV television news network, has been imprisoned in the United States for unspecified reasons. According to Press TV, Hashemi is being held at a detention facility in Washington DC although no formal charges have been pressed against her. The American-born journalist and television presenter, […]