Three Attorneys Arrested During Protest

On October 12, 2022, attorneys at law Mohammad-Reza Faghihi and Saeed Sheykh were arrested during the protest gathering before Iran Bar Association in Tehran. Yesterday, several attorneys held a demonstration in front of the Iran Bar Association to protest the violation of constitutional citizens’ right to peaceful protests and associations. The police used tear gas to scatter the protestors and arrested three lawyers.

Attorney Saeed Dehghan wrote on his social media page about his colleagues’ arrest: “The security agents attacked the protestors with tear gas and arrested three lawyers, including Mohammad-Reza Faghihi and Saeed Sheykh. The third lawyer is still unidentified.”