Fearing retribution, reporters leaving Iran

10/13/2009 | NYTimes.com

More journalists have fled Iran since the contentious presidential election than left the country in the wake of the 1979 Islamic revolution, according to Reporters without Borders. "Journalists are leaving more than other groups because the government has closed newspapers and it has intimidated and terrorized them," said a veteran journalist based in Tehran who estimates 2,000 Iranian reporters have lost their jobs and others fear retribution for reporting on government efforts to crush post-election protests.

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