Saba Azarpeyk was freed late Wednesday on bail of 2 billion rials ($65,000), set by prosecutors overseeing crimes related to media and culture. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
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Reformist journalist freed on bail in IranAn Iranian journalist who covered parliament for pro-reform media has been released on bail almost three months after being detained, her lawyer said Thursday. Saba Azarpeyk was freed late Wednesday on bail of 2 billion rials ($65,000), set by prosecutors overseeing crimes related to media and culture, Mahmoud Alizadeh Tabatabaie told the official news agency IRNA.Azarpeyk was among 18 journalists for reformist media who were arrested in January 2013 for allegedly working for the Farsi-language services of foreign media deemed hostile by the authorities.
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