Keyvan Bajan, Baktash Abtin, Reza Khandan Mahabadi

Baktash Abtin, Keyvan Bajan, Reza Khandan Mahabadi | Status: Imprisoned | Iran

Baktash Abtin, Kevyan Bajan, and Reza Khandan Mahabadi are three celebrated writers, free expression advocates, and board members of the Iranian Writers’ Association (IWA). The three writers are serving… More

People visiting the Tomb of Hafez, a famous Iranian poet, in the town of Shiraz; on top: “Free Expression in Iran”

Iran

Despite its rich cultural and literary traditions, Iran is among the world’s most restrictive countries for freedom of expression. More

Arash Ganji

Arash Ganji | Status: Imprisoned | Iran

Arash Ganji is a prominent writer, translator, and the Secretary of the Iranian Writers’ Association (IWA), who was sentenced to 11 years in prison for his translation of a… More

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