Journalist Hassan Fathi Arrested

HRANA News Agency – Journalist Hassan Fathi was arrested by Iranian security forces for being affiliated with BBC Persian.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), the Fars state media released the news of Hassan Fathi’s arrest.This journalist has been detained after interviewing with BBC Persian a few days ago.Hassan Fathi has been charge with publishing falsehoods and inciting public opinion.

Fars News Agency reported, “BBC Persian has contacted Hassan Fathi in Tehran during the last few days.According to the available information, Hassan Fathi is affiliated with BBC Persian and works as a reporter for this illegal news media.”

It must be noted that BBC Persian doesn’t have an office in Tehran and doesn’t employ any Iranian journalists inside the country.

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