Reporter Nasim Soltan Beigi Arrested

Yesterday, security forces arrested reporter and former student activist Nasim Soltan Beigi at the airport and took her to an undisclosed location.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, on January 11, 2023, Nasim Soltan Beigi, a reporter and former student activist, was arrested by security forces at the airport while leaving the country.

Her mother, Iran Jalili, wrote on social media, “last night, my daughter was arrested at the airport while she was leaving the country. Her cell phone went off when she went to get her boarding pass. After a few hours, in a short phone call, she informed us that she was arrested and her belongings were confiscated.”
Soltan Beigi faced other arrests and convictions on prior occasions.

The reason for this arrest and her whereabouts are still unknown.