شنبه ۲۷ آبان ۱۳۹۶ تهران ۰۹:۰۰
PRESS: <i>Jumhuriyat</i> Publishes First Issue
The managing editor and cinema editor of the new newspaper Jumhuriyat tell Radio Farda about the content of the first issue In the first issue of Jumhuriyat, the new newspaper launched by prosecuted journalist Emadeddin Baghi, has an article about Marlon Brando, and an item on the controversial movie “Marmulak (lizard) along with an interview with a judiciary official,” the newspaper’s cinema editor Hojat-ol-Eslam Afsahi, a disrobed Shiite cleric, and a former cinema advisor to the culture minister, tells Radio Farda’s broadcaster Amir-Mosaddegh Katouzian. The judiciary criticized culture ministry for permitting the film’s release for its portrayal of a criminal who poses as a Shiite cleric.
Jumhuriyat deals with issues from a social point of view, and the headlines of the first issue include Majles decision to overturn its predecessor’s legislation equalizing the husband and wife’s inheritance from each other, unregistered marriages, Aghajari saying he has no trust in the court’s fairness, and a prominent MP saying the Majles does not have a prominent personality among its MPs, the newspaper’s managing editor Javad Khorrami-Moghadam says.
Our colleagues will work within the laws, says Afkhami, "They don't want to come out for a short time, say something, and get closed down."