According to HRANA, more than 160 poets, writers and cultural activists protested against heavy judicial sentences issued for:
- Poet, literary scholar Mehdi Mousavi
- Poet & Writer Fatomeh Ekhtesari
- Artist filmmaker Mostafa Azizi
Mehdi Mousavi was sentenced to 9 years in prison and 99 lashes
Fatomeh Ekhtesari to 11 years in prison and 99 lashes
and Mustafa Azizi was sentenced to eight years in prison. Mostafa Azizi is now in prison.
FB November 18