Mohsen Asadi University Professor Was Arrested
Mohsen Asadi, a Yazd University professor, who was released on July 31, 2019 after finishing his sentence of a one-month prison term, was rearrested on September 14, 2019. Reportedly, the arrest is for a new case but the reason of the arrest is still unknown. He was transferred to the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) detention center in Yazd on September 15, 2019. Earlier this year, he was arrested by security forces on May 26, 2019. He was transferred to Yazd Prison and was sentenced to one month imprisonment.
His brother, Majid Asadi, is a political prisoner in Rajai Shahr Prison. He is serving his sentence of six years imprisonment since February 18, 2017 . He was charged with “assembly and collusion against national security” and “propaganda against the state”.