Hossein Razzagh Arrested in Amol

On August 21, 2022, security forces arrested media activist Hossein Razzagh in Amol and transferred him to an unidentified location.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists,  media activist Hossein Razzagh was arrested in Amol, Mazandaran Province.

Razzagh’s lawyer, Saeed Dehghan announced the arrest on his social media page, saying that the Amol prosecutor had called and summoned Razzagh and he was later arrested while riding in a taxi and transferred him to an unidentified location.”

The reason for this arrest and the charges are unknown so far.

Media Activist Hossein Razzagh Arrested in Amol City

Media activist Hossein Razzagh was arrested at his home on Sunday, December 5. Agents of the Ministry of Intelligence arrested Razzagh, searched his house and confiscated personal belongings.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, Razzagh was arrested at home in Amol City. Personal belongings, including all his communication devices, were confiscated. The day after, the security forces informed his family about his relocation from Amol to Sari City.

The reason for his arrest is still unknown at the time of writing. During arrest, he was allowed a call to his family.