On Wednesday, November 3, approaching the anniversary of Sattar Beheshti’s death, three members of Beheshti’s family were arrested.
According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, Sahar Eshghi, Gohar Eshghi and Mostafa Eslami were arrested by security forces. Security agents reportedly also searched Sattar’s mother’s house and confiscated several of the family’s belongings.
According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, security forces arrested Sattar Beheshti’s mother, Gohar Eshghi, his sister Sahar Eshghi and his brother-in-law, Mostafa Eslami. Reportedly, Mostafa Eslami was beaten by security agents during the arrest.
Sattar Beheshti was a blogger and worker who was tortured to death in a detention center. He had been arrested by the Iranian Cyber Police (FATA) for his civil and political activities on the Internet.