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‘Newsweek’ calls for release of doc filmmaker Maziar Bahari

NEWSWEEK reporter and documentary filmmaker Maziar Bahari was one of the dozens of people arrested in Tehran. The dual Canadian-Iranian citizen has covered Iran for the magazine for over a decade and he was the subject of a 2007 retrospective by IDFA for his documentary work.
June 22, 2009

NEWSWEEK reporter and documentary filmmaker Maziar Bahari was one of the dozens of people arrested in Tehran overnight on June 21. The magazine reports that he is being detained without charge. The dual Canadian-Iranian citizen has covered Iran for the magazine for over a decade and he was the subject of a 2007 retrospective by IDFA for his documentary work.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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