Category : Maziar Bahari

5 June: Rosewater film screening + Q&A with Maziar Bahari

alt informationThis film screening, at Broadway Cinema, Nottingham, will be followed by a discussion exploring the threats to, and limits of, our right to freedom of expression

Ofcom revokes Press TV’s UK licence

Ofcom has revoked the UK licence of Iranian broadcaster Press TV. In December Press TV was fined £100,000 for broadcasting a 2009 interview with journalist and filmmaker Maziar Bahari, who was then being held in Evin Prison. Press TV has failed to pay the fine. Ofcom also concluded that the station, which featured shows presented by figures such […]

Maziar Bahari on Press TV Ofcom fine

Jo Glanville: Maziar Bahari on Press TV Ofcom fine

Press TV could face fine for Bahari prison interview

Iran’s state-run English language channel Press TV could face a hefty fine from UK TV regulators after it broadcast a prison interview with jailed journalist Maziar Bahari. Ofcom found that the station had breached Bahari’s rights by broadcasting an interview in which he was forced to make a “televised statement about the role of the […]

Maziar Bahari and Jo Glanville on Channel 4 News

Maziar Bahari and Jo Glanville on Channel 4 News

Press TV under investigation

Padraig Reidy: Press TV under investigation

Iran sentences journalist Maziar Bahari

Maziar Bahari sentenced by Iran in absentia --- 13 years and 6 months in jail and 74 lashes

Maziar Bahari interview

Maziar Bahari interview at the Index on Censorship awards

“There is no difference between journalism and intelligence”

Maziar Bahari was imprisoned by the Iranian regime for attempting to report on 2009's disputed election. He describes his ordeal, and suggests what can be done to help journalists jailed by the Islamic Republic

“Our Society Will be A Free Society” campaign launches petition

In response to the brutal crackdown against journalists and writers in Iran, Index on Censorship and a coalition of leading press freedom and free expression groups launch a petition calling for the release of those imprisoned

Let My Colleagues Go

To commemorate the 31st anniversary of the Islamic revolution Maziar Bahari calls on Iran's Supreme Leader to honour its original spirit and order the release of the writers, journalists, and bloggers currently in prison

An Iranian Odyssey

Jenni Hulse:Index on Censorship hosts an exclusive screening of Maziar Bahari's important documentary