Reformist journalist freed on bail in Iran

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TEHRAN: An Iranian journalist who covered parliament for pro-reform media has been released on bail almost three months after being detained, her lawyer said on Thursday. Saba Azarpeyk was freed late on Wednesday on bail of two billion rials ($65,000), set by prosecutors overseeing crimes related to media and culture, Mahmoud Alizadeh Tabatabaie told the official news agency IRNA. She is accused of “propaganda against the regime,” the lawyer said. Azarpeyk was arrested on 28 May at her home.

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