bahari.pngThis week we were captivated by David Rohde‘s tale of kidnapping and escape, but there are many more journalists around the world who have been kidnapped or arrested who remain detained today.

Until recently, Newsweek‘s Maziar Bahari was among them. Kidnapped in Iran without explanation in June, Bahari was released by the Iranian authorities just last week.

Newsweek got a little peek into what Bahari’s days in captivity were like in an exclusive Web article this week:

“For day after day, month after month, following his imprisonment in Iran on June 21, documentary filmmaker and Newsweek correspondent Maziar Bahari did not see the face of his interrogator. Bahari, 42, was blindfolded or faced a wall as the accusations and questions — often it was hard to tell the difference — kept coming at him. And always the interrogator told him the same thing: ‘No one on the outside cares about you. Everyone has forgotten you.’ Nothing could have been further from the truth.”

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