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September 19, 2012 / zendani1

Arrest of 2 poets, Habib Mousavi Bibalani and Nima Safar Saflai

According to trusted sources, on September 14th security agents entered a poetry forum in Gorgan and arrested 2 contemporary poets.

According to the obtained report, after detaining the 2 poets security agents went to the poets’ residences and conducted a search, seizing their personal belongings and their computers.

During the past year, a number of contemporary poets have been threatened and harassed, such as Hila Sedighi, Mohammad Reza Ali Payam, and Mostafa Badkoobei, who all received prison sentences.

Committee of Human Rights Reporters (CHHR)


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