Three Family Members of Sattar Beheshti Arrested Approaching Anniversary of his Death

On Wednesday, November 3, approaching the anniversary of Sattar Beheshti’s death, three members of Beheshti’s family were arrested.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, Sahar Eshghi, Gohar Eshghi and Mostafa Eslami were arrested by security forces. Security agents reportedly also searched Sattar’s mother’s house and confiscated several of the family’s belongings.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, security forces arrested Sattar Beheshti’s mother, Gohar Eshghi, his sister Sahar Eshghi and his brother-in-law, Mostafa Eslami. Reportedly, Mostafa Eslami was beaten by security agents during the arrest.

Sattar Beheshti was a blogger and worker who was tortured to death in a detention center. He had been arrested by the Iranian Cyber Police (FATA) for his civil and political activities on the Internet.

Sahar Beheshti Arrested; Additional Information

HRANA News Agency – Following the arrest of Sahar Beheshti and her husband, on the occasion of his dead brother’s birthday (Sattar Beheshti) on August 26, Gohar Eshghi, Sattar’s mother and a group of civil rights activists went to the police station in Robat Karim where Mohammad Mozaffari one of the activists was arrested and interrogated and abandoned after half an hour in the wilderness surrounding area. Sahar Beheshti was questioned by the judge on duty in Parand court.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), on August 26, following the announcement of the birth ceremony of Sattar Beheshti, security forces surrounded his father’s house and prevented the attendants of entering the house. Also, Sahar Beheshti, sister of Sattar Beheshti and her husband, Mostafa Eslami have been arrested “while being beaten” and transferred to the police station in Robat Karim. Continue reading “Sahar Beheshti Arrested; Additional Information”