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Unidentified Iranian women who are members of the families of imprisoned
journalists light candles for their loved ones on the eve of the Iranian
New Year in front of the Evin prison north Tehran, Tuesday March 20, 2001.
The imprisoned journalists are in photos Akbar Ganji, right, and Ezzatollah
Sahabani, left. Iranians celebrate New Year (Nowruz) which comes with the
onset of the spring. Iran's hard-line judiciary has closed many pro-reform
publications and has jailed over two dozen reformist journalists and political
activists since last April.
Photo by Vahid Salemi / AP
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