Writer and Activist Abbas Vahedian Arrested in Mashhad
Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA) – Abbas Vahedian Shahroudi, a writer and activist, was arrested at his Mashhad residence and transferred to an unknown location by security forces on October 11, 2018.
As of the date of this report, no further information was available on his location or the reasons behind his arrest.
A source close to the matter confirmed Vahedian’s arrest and told HRANA that he, along with a number of other activists in Mashhad, had recently been providing financial support to the families of several prisoners.
Vahedian’s works include “The Return of the Genghis Khan Mongol,” published by Khatam Publications in Mashhad.