Yazdi Baha’i Amin Zolfaghari Arrested

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Source: www.hra-news.org

Translation by Iran Press Watch


HRANA – Amin Zolfaghari, a Baha’i citizen living in Yazd, was arrested by security forces on Thursday, May 21st, and transferred to the city’s prison. Mr. Zolfaghari’s detention is said to be for a month.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights in Iran, Amin Zolfaghari, a Baha’i in Yazd, was arrested by security forces on Thursday, June 22, 2016, and transferred to the city’s prison.

Mr. Zolfaghari’s arrest warrant is said to have been issued one month ago.

A source close to the citizen’s family told HRANA the reason for his arrest: “Amin Zolfaghari was accused of propagating the Baha’i Faith, and has been arrested for this reason.”

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