DOHA, QATAR – Al Jazeera has been given information that journalist Dorothy Parvaz has been deported from Syria to Iran.
This information has come from Syrian officials, who had previously told Al Jazeera they were holding Dorothy in Damascus, and that she would be released.
An Al Jazeera spokesman said: „We have now received information that she is being held in Tehran. We are calling for information from the Iranian authorities, access to Dorothy, and for her immediate release. We have had no contact with Dorothy since she left Doha on 29 April and we are deeply concerned for her welfare.“