Bloggers and web users are being urged to email messages of support to imprisoned Iranian bloggers, detained for contributing to news website Rouydad.

Press freedom organisation Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) welcomed the release of blogger Babak Ghafori Azar on 21 September, but has reported that two others, Shahram Rafihzadeh of Etemad newspaper and reformist journalist Hanif Mazroi, were arrested at the same time are still being held.

The bloggers are protesting against censorship on the Emrooz, Rouydad and Baamdad websites, all of which support Iran's main political reform party.

RSF is asking for messages of support to be emailed to so they can be forwarded to the families of those imprisoned and posted on the Farsi-language section of the RSF site.

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