October 10, 2004

Arrests over political websites continue

Omid Memarian, journalist, blogger and NGO activist, has been arrested during the latest wave of crackdown on Persian websites and blogs.

In addition to keeping his blogs in Persian and English, he is an active member the Youth Party of Iran and is the founder of Noandihsan (cached version), an Iranian NGO focused on youth issues.

His name was among those mentioned in the Kayhan editorial over the alleged CIA-led network of Internet journalists and bloggers.
Source: ISNA

Posted at October 10, 2004 08:32 PM