Women Rights Activist Avin Rasti Arrested

Security forces arrested women rights activist Avin Rasti and transferred her to an unidentified location on September 20, 2022, for her participation in protests after the death of Mahsa Amini.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, women rights activist Avin Rasti was arrested in Mariwan, Kurdistan Province.

Since the nationwide protests began after the death of Mahsa Amini on September 16, numerous individuals have been arrested.

So far, HRANA has identified several individuals who have been arrested, including Mehdi Hamidi Shafigh in Tabriz, Shoja Roushan in Sanandaj, Nazanin Jalil, Neda Mousavi, Keyvan Mousavi, Yamin Daneshi in Yasuj, Sooran Mohammadian, and Samku Mohammadian in Divandarreh, and Leila Abbasi in Bijar.

Additional 19 individuals have been arrested and jailed in Saqqez Prison, and the deputy police chief of Gilan Province announced the arrest of 22 protestors in Rasht.