The Story of the Arrest of Baha’i Citizen Amanollah Mostaghim


BIHE Aman_Mostaghim-copy-226x300-150x150 [RAHANA 22 May 2011] Baha’i citizen Amanollah Mostaghim has been arrested this morning in connection to the online Baha’i university BIHE. [see BIHE raid]

Shiraz Intelligence agents raided the homes of several Baha’i families located in a building, arrested the residents of all the 3 units and searched the location.

According to the Human Rights House of Iran, until 2 hours after the raid, none of the individuals were allowed to talk. They then took Amanollah Mostaghim from his house to his workplace and confiscated 12 bags of his personal belongings and books.

Mostaghim has undergone a heart surgery recently and is in poor physical condition.

According to the Human Rights House of Iran, confirmed arrests include Shaheen Negari, Ramin Zibai, Kamran Mortezai, Favad [Foad] Moghaddam, Vahid Mokhtari, Mahmood Badavam, Afrooz Farmanbordari and Soheil Ghanbari.




6 Responses

  1. Daniel De Mol

    May 25, 2011 7:02 am

    The staff of Iran Press Watch are human rights angels.
    God bless Iran, God bless Iran Press Watch, God bless the oppressed!

  2. Elsiejay

    May 25, 2011 3:55 pm

    You, Iran Press Watch, are my first stop every morning to find out what is happening to this beloved, peaceful, steadfast group of Iranians who wish no more than to live a life of uprightness, intelligence and security. Thank you for taking this job on of informing the world what is going on in Iran. You will be amply recompense for your work, if not in this world, then in the next.

  3. editor

    May 31, 2011 4:32 pm

    Dear Hajir,
    thank you for your note and BIHE and Foad are corrected now. Just a note that IPW usually posts the content as is. Therefore, we do not usually correct Favad to Foad.
    loving greetings

  4. editor

    May 31, 2011 4:35 pm

    Dear Elsiejay,
    Thank you for your kind and encouraging words. Our daily connection with the details of the the lives of these outstanding souls has a profound impact in our own lives. In fact, that impact in itself is the reward of this work.
    loving greetings


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