Media Law Prof Blog

Editor: Christine A. Corcos
Louisiana State Univ.

Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Iranian Reporter Executed

Yaghoob Mirnehad, an Iranian journalist linked to the Jundallah movement, has been executed by the Iranian government. He was sentenced to death in February for "allegedly associating with a militant group and threatening national security," according to a Guardian article. Mr. Mirnehad was a reporter for the newspaper Mardomsalari.

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