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Topics of the day:

1. Iran Writers Protest at Travel Curbs on Journalist

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Date: Sun, 22 Mar 1998 13:08:01 +1100
From: Mehdi Ardalan <mardalan@LAUREL.OCS.MQ.EDU.AU>
Subject: Re: Iran Writers Protest at Travel Curbs on Journalist

Does anyone know who the writers and poets were?

Mehdi


>
> TEHRAN, March 19 (Reuters) - A group of Iranian writers urged President
> Mohammad Khatami's government to allow a dissident journalist recently
> released from jail to travel abroad to visit his family, a newspaper said
> on Thursday.
>
> The daily Jameah said the 50, including some of Iran's most prominent
> writers and poets, called for a passport to be issued to Faraj Sarkuhi,
> who was freed in January after serving a one-year term for ``spreading
> propaganda'' against the government.
>

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