2 Artists Arrested in Abadan

Posted on: 4th February, 2017
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Rauf Delphi

HRANA News Agency – Seyed Hassan Mousavi and Rauf Delphi, two artists from Abadan were arrested by security forces on December 13. Their charges are not known.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Seyed Hassan Mousavi, known as “Seyyed Khon” actor and theater and journalist and also Rauf Delphi, artist, poet and member of the lyrics of Abadan, have been arrested by security forces on December 13.

A close source to the artists told HRANA’s reporter: “Their whereabouts and charges are not known. The only thing which is clear is that they have been arrested.”

Rauf Delphi

The source told about the activities of Mr. Mousavi and Delphi: “Their activities were artistic and critical such as writing poetry and so on in cyberspace.”

Rauf Delphi, poet and actor worked with the Youth Cinema Society in Abadan, Poetry Forum of Abadan and theater community of this city. He had played in several films, including the documentary “French dream”.

Hassan Mousavi, poet and journalist living in Khorramshahr in addition to publishing poetry in local weekly newspapers, had worked with Yadegari weekly magazine and Goyesh weekly magazine.