Eight Citizens Detained in Behbahan in Khuzestan Province

At 4 am on Tuesday, August 3, Mehran Tayebi, Mohammad Tayebi, Ali Tayebi, Mohammad Shokri, Amir Reza Tayebi, Siavash Khalili, Meqdad Tayebi, and Ahmad Reza Tayebi were arrested by security forces in their homes and transferred to an unknown location.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, all were residents of the village of Greater Kurdistan in Behbahan City in Khuzestan.

During the arrest, security forces searched the homes of the citizens and confiscated their personal belongings.

It is said that these citizens were severely beaten at the time of arrest for participating in the protests in Khuzestan against the water cuts and mismanagement of the officials.

As of this writing, no information is available on the charges or where they are being held.