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Iran Jails Reporters Over Banned Rallies


http://gdb.rferl.org/8f62ff3a-5bef-49e0-a978-f7d77043a759_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/8f62ff3a-5bef-49e0-a978-f7d77043a759_mw800_mh600.jpg (RFE/RL) June 10, 2007 -- An Iranian court has sentenced two journalists who covered banned protest rallies in a Kurdish area to up to three years in jail.


ISNA student agency, quoting the lawyer of the two reporters, said today that a court in the town of Sanandaj, in northwestern Kurdistan Province, jailed Jalal Ghavami for three years and Saeed Saedi for 2 1/2 years for attending two illegal rallies in 2005.


(Reuters)

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