Many Yarsani believers have been arrested in the recent week, 30 of whom have been identified.
On November 18, 2022, at least 30 Yarsani followers were arrested in Sahneh county of Kermanshah Province during the twenty-first commemoration of Khalil Alinejhad, a well-known Yarsani figure who was killed in 2001.
An informed source told HRANA, “the security forces present at the commemoration turned this event violent by shooting and using tear gas.” At Least 30 people have been arrested and taken to an unknown place.
The names of those arrested during this event are as follows:
Kaki Saeed Almasi
Seyed Ali Dakei
Seyed Shahoo Shah-Ebrahimi
Hamid Zandi Nejhad
Seyed Foad Shah-Ebrahimi
Seyed Fariborz Shah-Ebrahimi
Seyed Farhad Zalnouri
Seyed Fereydoun Taheri