Shahnaz Akmali Arrested and Taken to an Unknown Location

Posted on: February 9th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Shahnaz Akmali, mother of Mostafa Karim Beigi, who was killed during the protests in 2009, was arrested at her house by the security forces. Security forces seized her belongings after they inspected her house.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Shahnaz Akmali was arrested by the plainclothes forces and was taken to an unknown location, in the early morning on January 25, 2017.

A close source to Karim Beigi family told HRANA’s reporter: “5 to 6 plainclothes agents raided Mrs. Akmali’s house and inspected it and then seized all her belongings including electronic devices and took them.”

Shahnaz Akmali is Mostafa Karim Beigi’s mother, who was killed during the protests in January, 2009.

Mostafa Karim Beigi was shot in the head, around Neauphle-le-Château Street in Tehran. Although he was a resident of Tehran, security forces did not allow his family to bury him in Tehran, so they were forced to bury him in in Shahriar in Karaj.

Mrs. Akmali had been summoned by the security forces, every year before his son’s anniversary, and got warnings regarding the restrictions to be followed in the anniversary.

The families of political prisoners go on hunger strike

Posted on: April 24th, 2014

HRANA News Agency – Davar Hosseini Vojdan’s mother goes on hunger strike in solidarity with political prisoners.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Mozhgan Moradpour, the mother of Davar Hosseini Vojdan who is imprisoned in ward 350 of Evin prison and was beaten by prison guards started her hunger strike in solidarity with political prisoners since April 23rd. (more…)

Security Forces Threaten the Families of Those Killed after the Elections

Posted on: December 16th, 2010

HRANA News Agency reports that according to Jaras, families of those killed after the disputed presidential elections in Iran who were visiting their gravesite in Behesht-e Zahra Cemetery were harassed and threatened.

Families gathered to commemorate their loved ones were interrogated for several hours and ordered to leave. Family of Amir Arshad Tajmir who was killed last year in Ashura were in Behesht-e Zahra’s part 302 on the anniversary of his birthday. Families of Sohrab Erabi, Ramin Ramezani, and Mostafa Karim-Beigi were among the participants.

Security forces arrested and interrogated Sohrab Erabi’s mother for several hours before releasing her. In recent days, threats on the families of those killed after the elections have been escalated. Security forces have also attempted to attack some of the families’ houses and prevent them from gatherings to honor their loved ones.

 

Security Forces Threaten the Families of Those Killed after the Elections

Posted on: December 7th, 2010

HRANA News Agency reports that according to Jaras, families of those killed after the disputed presidential elections in Iran who were visiting their gravesite in Behesht-e Zahra Cemetery were harassed and threatened.
Families gathered to commemorate their loved ones were interrogated for several hours and ordered to leave. Family of Amir Arshad Tajmir who was killed last year in Ashura were in Behesht-e Zahra’s part 302 on the anniversary of his birthday. Families of Sohrab Erabi, Ramin Ramezani, and Mostafa Karim-Beigi were among the participants.


Security forces arrested and interrogated Sohrab Erabi’s mother for several hours before releasing her. In recent days, threats on the families of those killed after the elections have been escalated. Security forces have also attempted to attack some of the families’ houses and prevent them from gatherings to honor their loved ones.