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Inside the campaign to release Dorothy Parvaz

UA journalism alum was held for 19 days

Reporter Dorothy Parvaz, a UA alum, was detained in Syria and deported to Iran, then finally released after 19 days. Prior to deporting her, the Syrians had held Dorothy in a prison, where her time was punctuated by the screams of men being tortured.

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May 24, 2011, 10:29 am
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Thanks to our readers who sent emails, tweeted, reposted and raised the profile of Dorothy’s case.

May 24, 2011, 1:21 pm
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Thank you Tucson Sentinel and Dylan Smith for keeping this story alive in support of free journalism and the freedom of kidnapped and imprisoned and/or illegally detained news reporters and journalists.

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