Al Jazeera journalist recounts detention

Dorothy Parvaz narrates what she experienced while being held in Syria and Iran.


    After returning to Doha, Al Jazeera journalist Dorothy Parvaz has described her experiences while being detained in Syria for three days and then in Iran for 16 more.

    Parvaz was first held and interrogated in Damascus, Syria's capital, upon her arrival there on April 29 to cover anti-government demonstrations.

    She was then deported to Iran. She was finally freed on Wednesday morning.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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