The 5th Session of Trial of 6 Bahais in Tabriz

HRANA News Agency – The fifth court hearing of charges against six Bahais took place in Tabriz on January 14. The accused are four members of the Bahadori family, Shabnam Issakhani and Rashin Saberi.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), during the hearing Simin Rasouli, the mother of the Bahadori family, was questioned, and the court was adjourned until January 21. In the previous hearings, Farzad Bahadori, the father of the family, Mrs. Rasouli, the children Sahar and Nassim Bahadori, Mrs. Shabnam Issakhani and Mrs. Rashin Saberi, were questioned for four hours.

These six Bahais were arrested in the Bahadori home in Tabriz on July 12, 2014, by eight agents from the Ministry of Intelligence: five men and three women. The agents seized religious books and musical instruments, and also raided Mr. Bahadori’s work place and seized computers. All six were released on bail about two weeks later.

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