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‘Iraq in Fragments’ filmmaker detained and released in Iran

Doc-maker James Longley (Iraq in Fragments) and his translator were detained in Iran and have since been released. He had been in Tehran working on a doc that looked at the unrest around the Iranian presidential elections.
June 18, 2009

Doc-maker James Longley (Iraq in Fragments) and his translator were detained in Iran and have since been released. He had been in Tehran working on a doc that looked at the unrest around the Iranian presidential elections.

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