At least Nine Citizens Arrested by Security Forces in Baneh City

On Thursday, November 11, a group of at least nine people was arrested by security forces in Baneh County and transferred to an unidentified location.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting Kurdpa, security forces searched the citizens’ house without a warrant during the reportedly-violent arrest, and confiscated belongings such as laptops, cameras, cell phones and books.

The report identified the known arrestees as Salah Pezeshki, Refigh Pezeshki, Manaf Pezeshki, Farzad Pezeshki, Behzad Pezeshki, Farhad Pezeshki, Loghman Pezeshki, Jamal Morovati and Saeed Ghaderi, but an informed source claims that more than nine people has been arrested.

The reasons for the arrests, as well as the charges, are unknown as of this writing.