DOHA Centre for Media Freedom :: Friends and former colleagues of Bahman Ahmadi Amouyi, supported by activists and journalists have expressed their worries on the living conditions of the prominent Iranian journalist arrested in 2009 in the aftermath of the disputed presidential election.
Amouyi, an experienced journalist who had been writing for twenty years on the economy for newspapers such as Jame’eh, Toos, Sobh-e Emrooz, Norooz, Shargh, , and Sarmayeh, was sentenced to five years in prison after he criticised Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s cabinet in one of his pieces. His wife, Jila Baniyaghoub was arrested with him on 20 June 2009.
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