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Iranian Journalist Parastoo Dokouhaki Arrested

Parastoo Dokouhaki (file photo)

Parastoo Dokouhaki (file photo)

Parastoo Dokouhaki, a well-known Iranian journalist, blogger, and researcher, has reportedly been jailed.

Security forces arrested Dokouhaki at her home in Tehran over the weekend and took away some of her belongings.

Reports say she has been charged with acting against Iran’s national security.

RFE/RL's Radio Farda quotes one of Dokouhaki’s relatives as saying that she had not been involved in any journalistic or political activities in recent years.