Sattar Beheshti’s 40th Day Passing Away Memorial Ceremony Raided, His Mother Beaten And Injured

Mother and Sister of  Satar Beheshti at his memorial ceremony

Mother and Sister of  Satar Beheshti at his memorial ceremony

HRANA News Agency – Attendees at Sattar Beheshti’s 40th day passing away memorial ceremony were beaten and several were arrested.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA),  the 40th day passing away memorial ceremony of Sattar Beheshti at the Imam Mohamad Taghi Shrine in Robat Karim, Tehran, was raided by security forces resulting in beatings and arrests of Sattar’s family and a number of attendees.

Following the request by Sattar Beheshti’s mother and sister for the participants to go from the Shrine to Sattar’s sister’s home for the services, security forces and Plainclothes forces attacked the participants.

Five security officers also attacked and beat Sattar’s elderly mother causing her to sustain leg and knee injuries.

One of the participants at the ceremony told HRANA’s reporter that the agents were dragging Sattar’s mother on the ground by her hair.

Sattar’s brother, Asghar Beheshti, was also arrested while he was inviting people to his sister’s home. He was kept in detention for two hours.

Another participant in the ceremony has reported that Ahmad Taghavi was arrested. The exact number of people arrested at the ceremony is not yet known.

Seven FATA officers detained in connection with Iranian blogger’s death

HRANA News Agency – Seven police officers from Iran’s Cyber Police (FATA) were detained in Iran, with connection to the death of a local blogger, Sattar Beheshti.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), quoted from ISNA, Judiciary Spokesman and Attorney General Gholam-Hossein Mohseni-Ejei said that after interrogation, three of the detained officers were released.

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Abolfazl Abedini exiled back to Ahvaz after testifying about Sattar Beheshti

HRANA News Agency – Journalist Abolfazl Abedini has been exiled back to Ahvaz after testifying about the torture of Sattar Beheshti.
According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Abedini has been exited from Ward 350 evin to be exiled to Ahvaz prison after  testifying about the torture of Sattar Beheshti. Abedini has said he will begin hunger strike in protest of his exile.
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