Another Arrest in Tehran

Another member of Tehran’s Baha’i community was arrested after summons to a meeting.

The Ministry of Intelligence had previously summoned Namya Haghar, a Baha’i from Tehran, to arrive at the Vali-Asr Square office on February 1, 2009, for questioning.  Shortly after arriving at this location, Mr. Haghar was arrested to transferred to an undisclosed location.  No further information is available about Mr. Haghar’s fate or reason for arrest.

A related report has revealed that two of the recent Baha’i prisoners in Mashhad, Sima Eshraghi and Jalayer Vahdat, have contacted their families on Friday, January 30, 2009, and informed them of their continued detention.

[Source: HRA Iran at http://hrairan.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=442%3A987&catid=66%3A304&Itemid=293]

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