Orwell's Thought Police are functioning today in Iran. I know this because my cousin, Shahriar Cyrus, a husband, father of a young son and accomplished painter, was arrested last week in Iran in a similar fashion. Eleven representatives of Iran's Ministry of Intelligence came for him. His crime -- like that of hundreds of others -- was his belief.
Hassan Rouhani must hold those who commit human rights violations responsible, including those who arrested Jason Rezaian and Yeganeh Salehi, taking the necessary steps to guarantee their release.
Burmese journalist, longtime political prisoner and National League for Democracy co-founder U Win Tin passed away on April 21 at age 85.
Facing History and Ourselves' Community Conversation with Roxana Saberi runs from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, October
Josh Fattal, Sarah Shourd, and Shane Bauer's personal dignity must be kept as high as possible. They must hold tight to the idea that they are in prison, but the prison is not in them.
In a city known for its Hollywood glitz and climate-friendly outdoor living, what many don't know about Los Angeles is how much it reveres its book festival.
Roxana Saberi, Former Iranian Prisoner, Talks To Jon Stewart About New Book 'Between Two Worlds' (VIDEO)
Author, journalist, and former Miss North Dakota Roxana Saberi was on The Daily Show last night to talk about her new book
Who's making fun of Iranians? Nobody. Except for Iranians themselves. Most likely, this shortcoming stems from a lack of familiarity with the endearing quirks of Iranian culture that would lend themselves to proper parody.
When the U.S. loudly asserts its right to apply its own laws to foreigners suspected of crime, it's difficult to make a case when the shoe is on the other foot.
This year already, 19 individuals have been killed around the world because of their work as journalists. We need to recognize the essential role journalists play in keeping us informed and in protecting our freedoms.
She told graduates that the experience of being imprisoned gave her new insight into the meaning of courage. Northwestern
Daniel Pearl Wall Street Journal South Asia bureau chief kidnapped and brutally murdered in Pakistan in 2002 while investigating
Iran's case against U.S.-born journalist Roxana Saberi was based on her acquiring a confidential government report on the