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Three Prominent Writers In Iran Sentenced To 18 Years

In a statement issued on Thursday, the Iran's Writers Association (IWA), a civil society union, has protested the sentencing of three Iranian writers, who received a total of 18 years in prison IWA condemned the verdict as one "against all writers and everyone struggling for freedom of expression." Iran’s Judiciary on Wednesday sentenced Reza Khandan Mahabadi, Baktash Abtin, and Kayvan Bajan to a total of 18 years in jail, the writers' defense lawyers told the...

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