On July 22, Iranian director Mohamed RasulofManuscripts do not burn, Man of Integrity) was sentenced to one year imprisonment and a two-year ban on leaving Iran's territory to surrender several information sites abroad. In 2010 Mohammed Rasulof has already been sentenced to six years in prison and a 20-year ban on shooting. His French distributor requires his release. The accusation against him is "propaganda against the Islamic Republic of Irana charge often used against opponents of the Tehran regime, the Iranian site Kalemeh reports.
ARP Selection, which spreads A man of integritycalls for immediate release of the director in a petition handed down by company leader Michele Halberstadt. Since then he has been interrogated many times and is forbidden to leave the territory. How did the film's success affect? In France, he has made 120,000 testimonies, which is very good, knowing that Mohammed could not come to promote it. "Today his release was requested".
Rasulof is an artist, We call upon his freedom to be returned without further delay so that he can continue I create,
In 2011, his colleague, Jafar Panahi, was sentenced to six years imprisonment for the same reasons.