The County Prosecutor of Robat Karim City recently announced the arrest of several citizens by IRGS’s intelligence unit.
According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting Rokna, the citizens were arrested largely on charges of membership in what he called an “anti-revolutionary network”.
“In the last week, IRGS’s intelligence agents could detect and arrest the heads of an anti-revolutionary network in Robat-Karim city”, the County Prosecutor commented. “These arrested people were transferred to the jail after being notified of the charge and the issuance of an arrest warrant.”
He added, “Investigation and identification of the related people to this case is still ongoing.”
This report does not mention the number of arrestees, their identities, or their current whereabouts.
On Saturday, October 30, Azerbaijani Turk Activist Vodood Asadi, a resident of Rasht City, was arrested by security forces.
According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, Asadi was transferred to an unknown location following the arrest.
Security forces searched his house and confiscated both his and his family’s cell phones. Vodood Asadi has also previously been detained and summoned.
The reason for the arrest and the charges are still unknown as of this writing.
On Wednesday, September 22, Salah Hossein-Panah was arrested by security forces and taken to an unknown location.
According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting Kurdpa, Hossein-Panah is from Baneh City in Kurdistan Province.
According to this report, the security forces searched Mr. Hossein-Panah’s house and confiscated some of his belongings.
As of this writing, the whereabouts of the detainee and the charges against him are unknown.