Fereshteh Ghazi

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Fereshteh Ghazi is an Iranian journalist and human rights activist.

In 2004 she worked for the newspaper Etemad.[1] She is well known for the coverage of Zahra Kazemi's murder in Evin prison. She was herself arrested and imprisoned on two occasions in 2004[2] During her imprisonment she shared a cell with Shahla Jahed.[3] Upon her release, Ghazi was taken directly to a hospital for treatment[4] due to her poor physical and mental condition.

Ghazi is married to Ahmad Begloo,[1] who is a musician.[5]

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  1. ^ a b "Journalists jailed as Iran closes net". Sydney Morning Herald. 10 November 2004. Retrieved 30 December 2010. 
  2. ^ Reporters Without Borders (8 March 2005). "RSF pays tribute to women journalists under threat". IFEX. Retrieved 31 December 2010. 
  3. ^ Saeed Kamali Dehghan (1 December 2010). "Iran executes woman accused of murdering lover's wife". The Guardian. Retrieved 31 December 2010. 
  4. ^ Nazila Fathi (26 December 2004). "Let Down by Iran's Leader, Young Advocates Leave Politics". New York Times. Retrieved 31 December 2010. 
  5. ^ Russell Skelton (20 March 2005). "Cracks in Iran's revolutionary road". The Age. Retrieved 30 December 2010. [dead link]