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(From Guardian Unlimited)
The BBC's head of global news has called on the UK government to rebuke Iran after relatives of 10 of the corporation's staff were arrested or intimidated following a documentary about the country's supreme leader.
Peter Horrocks claimed on Wednesday that Iran was responisble for a "dramatic increase in anti-BBC rhetoric" and that attempts to intimidate the corporation had reached new levels since mid-September, when the BBC aired a documentary on Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
In a post on the BBC's Editors' blog , Horrocks said that Tehran had intensified its blocking of the corporation's Persian TV channel, and that 16 people …