Journalist Ahmad Asgari was arrested

Posted on: 24th June, 2013
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Ahmad Asgari Ahmad Asgari is an Iranian student activist and journalist.

HRANA News Agency – Journalist and student activist Ahmad Asgari has been arrested.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Asgari is a student activist studying international relations at the School of Political Science in Islamic Azad University, Central Tehran Branch.  On Thursday night, June 20, 2013, police arrested Asgari in Tehran’s Fadak Park.  After being detained, security agents took him to his house where they seized a number of his personal belongings following a thorough search of the premises.

“They took him and his stuff to Evin Prison,” one of his family members said.

Asgari was a reporter at Karoon Daily Newspaper and Mardom Salari.  He was previously arrested in 2009.