Family Members of Mohammad Mostafei Arrested as his Whereabouts are Unknown

HRANA- Mohammad Mostafaei’s wife, Fereshteh Halimi, and her brother Farhad Halimi were arrested around 11pm last night. Additionally, there is no information regarding Mohammad Mostafaei’s whereabouts at this time.

According to the Committee of Human Rights Reporters in Iran, Mohammad Mostafaei, was summoned to the public prosecutors office in Evin Prison on Saturday July 25, 2010 for questioning. He was interrogated for over four hours. Later that afternoon security forces went to his office with a warrant for his arrest, however, they were unsuccessful in locating him. Mohmmad Mostafaei is a lawyer and children’s rights activist defending forty child offenders sentenced to death.

Late last night, Fereshteh Halimi and her brother Farhad Halimi were arrested in the vicinity of Mohammad Mostafaei’s office. There is no word on their whereabouts or condition at this time.

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