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2 photo journalists have been arrested

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Dear Friends,

Majid Saidi, well-known photojournalist has been arrested and there was rumuor on Satyar Emami's arrest, another photojournalist. but nobody talked of him. They took Saidi's hard disks from his home and the news says his photos have been published in Getty images. Of course it's not confirmed by his family and had told the friends, after he was pictured in TV among demonstrators, he doesn't take his camera with him as people themselves became journalists and participate in news feedings.

Based on Sara's words (his wife), they've no news from Majid and searched everywhere to find news but no news till now. Satyar's arrest hasn't been confirmed but his mom said he's been arrested and what they say that he's on a mission is not true. He was not supposed to go to any mission. It could make his situation more complicated when it's not confirmed that he's in jail. He was very active as a photojournalist during these events.

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Majid Saidi will be in our thoughts that he will find his way back to wife and family soon. Thank you for making us aware of his arrest.

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