11 Sunni activists arrested in Ahwaz

HRANA News Agency – 11 Arab Sunni activists have been arrested during last week in Ahwaz.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Ayyub Ahmadi, Said Khezri Hamadi, Ali Ravanbakhsh, Khalaf Zobeydi, Abdolreza Jalai and Naser Jalai were all arrested during last week.

Seyed Jafar Musavi, Ghazi Hendali, Seyed Ahmad Nazari and his brother were arrested as well on Sunday April 20th.

The intelligence agents also went to the houses of Jamal Hezbavi and Hamid Khanfari but the 2 men were not at home and the agents wanted their families to take them to the judiciary as soon as they return home.

The 13 mentioned men had all been arrested on January 17, 2012. The branch number 2 of the Revolutionary Court of Ahwaz sentenced each of them to 1 year in prison on charge of spreading propaganda against the government. The verdicts were confirmed by the appeal court as well.

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