Five Individuals Arrested in Mashhad, Tehran and Rasht

In the new wave of mass arrests following the nationwide protests, security forces arrested five individuals in Mashhad, Tehran and Rasht.

These individuals have been identified as Adel Talebi and Zia Amiri in Tehran, Mehdi Shaki in Mashhad, Abed Tavancheh and his wife Laleh Mohammadi in Rasht.

Since the outbreak of nationwide protests, thousands of people, including journalists, teachers, students and civil rights activists, have been arrested. It is estimated that the number of arrests has climbed above 5500.