Journalist Sajjad Rostamzadeh Arrested

On Wednesday, September 27, Sajjad (Sajad) Rostamzadeh, the chief editor of Masal News, was apprehended after he was summoned and appeared at the Iranian Cyber Police headquarters.

Authorities subsequently conducted a search of Rostamzadeh’s residence and seized some of his belongings. This arrest transpired in response to a complaint filed by the Masal Prosecutor’s Office concerning the publication of a critical article.

As of now, the whereabouts of Rostamzadeh’s detention remain undisclosed.