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Work Of Independent Journalist Stymied By Tehran

News & Features Mike Shuster · ·
Journalist Issa Saharkhiz is deeply involved in reformist politics and is a critic of the Iranian government. He is pictured here in February 2004, when he ran his own newspaper, the daily Economic News. At the time, Saharkhiz had worked on numerous publications that had been closed by Iran's judiciary. Two years ago, he lost this paper as well.