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Intelligence Ministry arrests Iranian-Arab political activist

Friday, 27 July 2012

Last Saturday, agents from the Ministry of Intelligence arrested Habib Halfi in his home. A political activist and member of Iran’s Arab minority, Halfi was released from prison a few months ago after serving a two years. There is no information on his whereabouts or the reason for his arrest. His brother, Ali Halfi, is a political prisoner who was sentenced to 30 years imprisonment in exile and is serving time in Gonabad prison.

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  • Published: 12 days ago on Friday, 27 July 2012
  • By: Iran Daily Brief
  • Last Modified: July 27, 2012 @ 3:39 pm
  • Filed Under: Human Rights
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    • http://www.hra-news.org/1389-01-27-05-25-54/13096-1.html

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