Detained Al Jazeera reporter said to be in Iran

By JPOST.COM STAFF
May 12, 2011 09:30

Dorothy Parvaz, an Al Jazeera reporter who has not been heard from since arriving in Syria April 29 to cover protests there, has been sent to Iran, Al Jazeera reported Thursday.

Parvaz holds American, Canadian and Iranian citizenship. According to the Al Jazeera website, Syria has issued a statement saying Parvaz arrived in Syria on an expired Iranian passport and was consequently extradited to Iran.


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