Babak Salimizadeh, writer, poet and translator summoned by Ministry of Intelligence

Committee of Human Rights Reporters – According to reports, in the past weeks Babak Salimizadeh, a writer, poet and translator has been twice summoned to appear at the offices of the Ministry of Intelligence. After the recent presidential elections, Intelligence agents placed several threatening phone calls to the writer and ordered him to appear at their offices on July 7th and July 15th.

Salimizadeh was told during the phone contacts that despite being ranked 22nd on the PhD national exam, he was barred from attending university. His website, Mind Motor that publishes arts that are considered radical and critical articles, has been subjected to several cyber attacks.

CHRR

بابک سلیمی زاده نویسنده، شاعر و مترجم از سوی وزارت اطلاعات احضار شد

Babak Salimizadeh

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