Blogger-couple missing in ten weeks: Arrested and thrown into iranian prison

Jolie King and Mark Firkin had said their jobs up to go on their life's journey, but two years after their trip has been interrupted. After having travelled

Blogger-couple missing in ten weeks: Arrested and thrown into iranian prison

Jolie King and Mark Firkin had said their jobs up to go on their life's journey, but two years after their trip has been interrupted. After having travelled

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
12 September 2019 Thursday 17:00
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Blogger-couple missing in ten weeks: Arrested and thrown into iranian prison

Jolie King and Mark Firkin had said their jobs up to go on their life's journey, but two years after their trip has been interrupted.

After having travelled down through China and visited Pakistan, the pair were detained and imprisoned in the famous Evin prison in Iran's capital Tehran.

the Prison is known for its horrible isolationsceller, and is the most feared in Iran.

the Pair took otherwise just to break down a stigma that it would be dangerous to be a tourist in Iran.

Rejsebloggerne from Perth, Australia, is, according to several australian media have been imprisoned, because they have flown with a drone in the capital to record for their social media. It is banned in Iran.

It is a Persian television station Manato TV, which informs about the reason for the imprisonment on the social media Twitter.

The Times revealed Wednesday that the young couple had been arrested ten weeks ago.

the Ministry of foreign affairs in Australia have Thursday released a message from the families of the couple.

'We hope to see Mark and Jolie safely at home as soon as possible. We have no further comments at this time, and we hope the media will respect our privacy in this difficult time', said in the message.

the Couple operates a channel on youtube with the name 'The way of the wilderness'. The latest posts are from 26. June.

the Ministry of foreign affairs in Australia has also confirmed to the news.com.au, that there are more australian citizens arrested in Iran.

On their website, they recommend not to travel to Iran.

Updated: 12.09.2019 17:00
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