Susan Tebyaniyan arrested in Semnan

HRANA News Agency – Susan Tebyaniyan, a Bahai from Semnan, was arrested in her home on the evening of May 31st.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA),  agents from the Ministry of Intelligence searched her home, seized a computer and religious books and images, and arrested her.

Mrs. Tehyaniyan, who has two small children, had a shop in Semnan until her arrest in April, 2009. In May 2010 she was sentenced to 18 months in prison on charges of propaganda against the regime and membership of a Bahai organisation.

She began her sentence in Evin prison on July 1st, 2010. After serving almost 14 months in prison, she was one of the prisoners granted clemency to mark Eid al-Fitr, on August 27 2011.

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