IRAN WATCH CANADA

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

More than 80 Iranian poets and artists in a letter protested against the judiciary power on the arrest and detention of many Iranian artists.



In their letter ,they wrote: "Today it is correct, if we call Evin and Gharechak prison the house of artists."

In the letter they have protested against the arrest and detention of Iranian artists such as : Marzieh Vafamehr, Ramin Parchami, Jafar Panahi,Mohammad Rasoulof ,Mahnaz Mohammadi, Maryam Majd, Pegah Ahangarani and Hila Sedighi and many more.


The signatories in their letter wrote: "Time to time assault on Iranian independent and thougthful artists " .


The signatories demanded for the release of detained Iranian artists, review in their judiciary process and have criticized regime's security-policing style treatment of Iranian artists.

The letter indicated that, only in last july several Iranian women artists including Marzieh Vafamehr (Actor) , Pegah Ahangarani( Actor) and Mahnaz Mohammadi ( Documentary film maker) were arrested by Islamic Republic agents.

In an interview with Radio Farda Mr. Naser Taghvaei ( Film Director and husband of Marzieh Vafamehr) said: his wife is detained at "Gharechak-Varamin" prison.This prison is known as " horrendous prison".This prison is consist of seven cells and in each cell there are 200 prisoners and the cells doesn't have air ventilation system.

Link to this news:
http://news.gooya.com/





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