Weekly Review of Censorship: Translator and Filmmaker Receive Long Prison Sentences
Iranian Writers' Association secretary Arash Ganji and filmmaker Navid Mihandoust have both had their sentences, including on charges of "propaganda against the regime", upheld by the Iranian Court of Appeal.
Weekly Censorship Review: Humorist Released After Two Years in Jail
Satirist Kiumars Marzban was released from Evin Prison on Wednesday February 24, 2021 after serving two years, six months and three days of his sentence. His six-year sentence has been suspended for a year and a half following several requests and appeals. Six days prior to his release, however, art photographer Noushin Jafari was jailed, and begun serving a five-year sentence.