Former Political Prisoner Zahra Zare Seraji Arrested

Former Political Prisoner Zahra Zare Seraji Arrested

On Sunday, October 16, 2022, security forces arrested former political prisoner Zahra Zare Seraji in Varamin and transferred her to Ward 209 of Evin Prison.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, on October 16, 2022, former political prisoner Zahra Zare Seraji was arrested at her house in Varamin.

Seraji faced other arrests and convictions on a prior occasion. In 2018, Seraji was sentenced to eight years in prison on the charges of forming an illegal group, disseminating lies in cyberspace, and propaganda against the regime. Her husband, Morteza Nazari Sedhi was sentenced to 13 years for the same charges.

Since the outbreak of nationwide protests, thousands of people, including journalists, teachers, students and civil rights activists, have been arrested. For more details and statistics on the nationwide protest across Iran, read HRANA’s comprehensive report here.

 

 

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