Banned Journalist Paints Houses to Make a Living
Masoud Kazemi, a former journalist and political prisoner, has posted a picture of himself painting houses on Instagram and informed friends and followers that he has left the media in Iran for good.
Weekly Censorship Report: Translator Sentenced to 11 Years in Prison and Rally to Support the Arts
Arash Ganji, a writer and translator and the secretary of the board of directors of the Iranian Writers' Association, has been sentenced to 11 years in prison by Branch 28 of the Revolutionary Court. In the same week, Iranian artists, theater professionals, and musicians came together to voice their anger over the Iranian government’s failure to support them.