On October 30, security forces arrested Dariush Farhud, professor of medical and clinical genetics, dubbed as “the Father of Genetics in Iran,” and transferred him to an undisclosed location.
According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, on October 30, Prof. Dariush Farhud was arrested.
His page admin on social media broke the news and wrote: “Prof. Dariush Farhud, ‘the Father of Genetics in Iran’, was arrested in front of his house by plainclothes agents.”
The reason for Farhud’s arrest and his whereabouts are still unknown.