Kholousi sisters begin long prison terms

HRANA News Agency – Early on March 30, agents from the Ministry of Intelligence arrested Nava and Nika Khoousi.


According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Nava Kholousi was arrested at her home in Mashhad. Nika Kholousi, and her parents, had gone on a Naw Ruz outing to Babolsar and Nika was arrested there.


Nika Kholousi has been sentenced to 6 years in prison, and Nava to four and a half years, on charges of “propaganda against the regime” and “participation in Bahai activities.” Their arrests apparently signal the beginning of their prison sentences.

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