Security forces attacked the memorial session of Arash Sadeghi’s mother

HRANA News Agency – Security forces attacked the memorial session of Farahnaz Dargahi, Arash Sadeghi’s mother in “Saraye Ghalam” on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 7:00 PM and arrested several activists.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), in this attack, Mahdieh Golru, Ghasem Sho’leh Sa’di, Akbar Amini, Pezhman Zafarmand, Mohamad Parsi, Mehdi Khaz’ali and several attendees were arrested and transferred to an unknown place.

Farahnaz Dargahi, the mother of student activist Arash Sadeghi suffered a stroke after security forces raided his home just days after he was temporarily released from prison. His mother passed away four days later in hospital.

Arash Sadeghi is a member of the central council of the Islamic Association of Allameh Tabataba’i University who was arrested during the aftermath of the fraudulent 2009 presidential election. He was temporarily released after more than eighteen months in prison. His mother suffered a stroke a few days into his release after security forces raided his home at 4 O’clock in the morning without any verbal or written notice prior to the raid.

Sadeghi was sentenced to a six-year jail term and received another three-year suspended prison sentence after being tried in court after the disputed re-election of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad as president. While in prison Sadeghi’s shoulder was dislocated twice and he received a broken tooth during his interrogations.

Sadeghi is a member of the Islamic Iran Participation Front (Mosharekat) and a master’s student in philosophy at Allameh Tabataba’i University.

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