According to Mikrofonnews agency (MHA), Abas Kochari, professor of Calligraphy has been detained by the Iranian security forces in west of Azerbaijan.
The reason of the arrest is unknown and he has been transferred to an unknown place by the security forces, according to Iran’s Human Rights Activists News Agency. Police have raid his home and conducted a search operation.
Kochari has published two calligraphy albums titled “Eliminien Suzeleri” in Azerbaijani Turkish language and “Esharat-e- Shams Tabrizi”, in 2008, each containing 13 works. The works have been registered in the National Library of Iran