8 Sunni Civilians Arrested in Mahabad

HRANA News Agency – At least eight Sunni residents of Mahabad and Bukan were arrested by the security forces and were transferred to unknown locations. The common denominator of these detainees is their religious background and activities.
According to the report of the Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Ali and Farooq Mavt, two brothers, Sunni activists were arrested in their home in Bukan on May 30, while being beaten by the security officers and were transferred to an unknown location.
It is reported that about a week before, six young Sunnis namely Mokhtar Ebrahimi, Yousef Ahmadian, Arsalan Besharat, Yousef Zoodi, Khaled Ak and Younes Zoodi were arrested in the same way in Mahabad.
It should be mentioned, Ali Mavt had already been in prison for three years due to his religious activities.
Also Arslan Besharat is the older brother of Khosroo Besharat whose death sentence has been issued 6 in Rajaee Shahr in Karaj on May 25, 2016.

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