Masoud Behnoud

About Masoud Behnoud

Masoud Behnoud, a prominent newspaper editor in Tehran during the 1970’s and 1980’s, was imprisoned as part of the Islamic Republic’s crackdown on nongovernmental and independent newspapers. He was a journalism teacher in Iran from 1988 to 2002. He now lives in London, where he works for BBC Persian and has a daily BBC TV program in Farsi about Iranian newspapers.