Three Detained for Voicing Opinions on Recent Kerman Blasts

In the ongoing trend of security and judicial actions against citizens expressing their opinions on social media regarding the deadly explosions in Kerman during Qasem Soleimani’s commemoration ceremony, three individuals have been arrested.

The detainees are identified as Amir Rah Peykar, a student at the University of Isfahan, Shahin Ghafoori, a university professor at Islamic Azad University, Qorveh Branch, and Niloofar Sadat Hashemian, an attorney and member of Iran’s central bar association.

As of now, the charges against these individuals remain undisclosed.

On January 3, 2024, two devastating explosions occurred during the fourth-anniversary commemoration of Qasem Soleimani in Kerman, resulting in dozens of casualties and over 170 injuries. Subsequently, the regime’s security apparatus arrested numerous citizens for expressing their opinions on social media regarding this incident.