Mounting Concerns for Two Detained Azeri Poets

PEN International is seriously concerned for the welfare of Azeri writers Farid Huseyn and Shahriyar Hajizade, who have been held without charge in Iran since May 2, 2012. PEN… More

Translator Arrested

Literary translator Mohammad Soleimani Nia has been held without charge since January 10, 2012. The reason for his detention is not known. More

Journalist Arrested; Fears for Safety

Iranian journalist Taghi Rahmani, who was arrested at his home on February 9, 2011, is believed to be held without charge and his whereabouts are still unknown. More