Massoud Ghoreishi

Massoud Ghoreishi

Location: Iran
33° 47' 50.6724" N, 53° 15' 42.1884" E
Status: Released
Arrested between 07 Aug 2004 and 11 Nov 2004

In 2004, followingthe Majlis elections, the government attempted tocrackdown on the Iranian blogging community. Massoud Ghoreishi, a blogger who worked for Emrooz, an Iranian online journal was arrested in August 2005 and was released three months later on bail. He was believed to be helping Rooydad, new websites close to the major reformist party, Iran Participation Front (Jebhe-ye Mosharekat).

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