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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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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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