Browsing Tag Iran

Iran: Writer and Journalist Released after 10-years of Arbitrary Detention

Iran: Writer and Journalist Released after 10-years of Arbitrary Detention

By | May 17, 2017 at 4:52 pm

PEN International welcomes news of the release of prominent Iranian journalist and writer Mohammad Sadiq Kabudvand.

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Iran: Serious Concerns for the Health of Imprisoned Filmmaker Keywan Karimi

Iran: Serious Concerns for the Health of Imprisoned Filmmaker Keywan Karimi

By | February 15, 2017 at 11:48 am

Prominent Kurdish filmmaker, imprisoned since November 23, 2016, is in need of urgent medical care after episodes of pulmonary bleeding.

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Iran: Kurdish filmmaker Summoned to Serve Sentence

Iran: Kurdish filmmaker Summoned to Serve Sentence

By | November 21, 2016 at 10:06 am

PEN International has learned that prominent filmmaker Keywan Karimi has received a summons to begin serving his sentence on 23 November 2016.

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Iran: Journalist to Serve Up to 10 More Years in Prison

Iran: Journalist to Serve Up to 10 More Years in Prison

By | October 13, 2016 at 12:50 pm

PEN calls for the immediate and unconditional release of Narges Mohammadi, imprisoned for her peaceful exercise of freedom of expression.

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Iran: Concerns for Health of Kurdish Journalist Following Hunger Strike

Iran: Concerns for Health of Kurdish Journalist Following Hunger Strike

By | June 7, 2016 at 1:40 pm

PEN is deeply concerned for the health of Kurdish Iranian journalist and writer Mohammad Sadiq Kabudvand who began a hunger strike on May 8, 2016.

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Iran: Journalist Due to Stand Trial on April 20

Iran: Journalist Due to Stand Trial on April 20

By | April 13, 2016 at 2:12 pm

PEN Canada joins PEN International in calling on the Iranian authorities to release journalist Narges Mohammadi immediately and unconditionally.

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Iran: Upcoming Appeal of Prominent Kurdish Filmmaker Keywan Karimi

Iran: Upcoming Appeal of Prominent Kurdish Filmmaker Keywan Karimi

By | December 22, 2015 at 11:41 am

Prominent filmmaker Keywan Karimi’s appeal against his sentence of six years’ imprisonment and 223 lashes will be heard on 23 December 2015.

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Iran: Upcoming Appeal of Two Poets Against Harsh Sentences

Iran: Upcoming Appeal of Two Poets Against Harsh Sentences

By | December 18, 2015 at 4:22 pm

PEN International has learned that the appeal of poets and lyricists Fatemeh Ekhtesari and Mehdi Moosavi will be heard on 23 December 2015.

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Iran: Release Writer and Film Producer Mostafa Azizi

Iran: Release Writer and Film Producer Mostafa Azizi

By | August 4, 2015 at 10:30 am

On August 3, 2015, Azizi’s son Arash reported that his father’s appeal would be heard in Branch 54 of Iran’s Revolutionary Appeal Court by judge Poor Arab. No date has been set for the hearing.

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Iran: Hossein Ronaghi Maleki Must Not Be Returned to Prison

Iran: Hossein Ronaghi Maleki Must Not Be Returned to Prison

By | July 24, 2015 at 11:34 am

PEN Canada joins PEN International in calling for Hossein Ronaghi Malekinot to be returned to prison and for his conviction and sentence to be quashed.

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