A Poet Summoned To The Court In Kashan

Posted on: 31st October, 2015
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Mohammad Mahdavifar

HRANA News Agency – Mohammad Mahdavifar, Kashani poet, was interrogated and summoned to the court on charge of writing a poem.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Mohammad Mahdavifar, Kashani poet, after writing a 32-bit Masnavi called “Alphabet” last year and reading it in the literary community in Kashan, was interrogated by the Branch 2 of investigation of Aran and Bidgol (on behalf of the investigative Branch of Kashan) and it was decided that he should attend Branch 105, criminal division number 2 of the Justice in Kashan at 9 am on 7th December this year to be tried.

An informed sources told HRANA that the Revolutionary Guards militias (Basij) in Kashan reported this poetry to the judicial and security forces and the complainant named as Mr. Mahdavifar is the Revolutionary Guards’ intelligence agent in Kashan.

The charges which were notified to this Kashani poet have been mentioned as; harrowing the public opinion, propaganda against the regime and insulting authorities like Jannati and Khalkhali.

Mohammad Mahdavifar, who is currently self-employed, at the time of the 8 years of war between Iran and Iraq has been a volunteer Basij militia and served as explosion engineer and frogman in the front.