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Four cyber activists and students arrested

Friday, 31 January 2014

According to a report by the Committee of Human Rights reporters, over the past several days in Tehran and Mashhad, four cyber activists and social activists as well as student activists have been arrested. According to the report, cyber activist Muslam Bushehrian was arrested by the IRGC information security organization when he arrived at the Tehran International Airport. His whereabouts is unknown. Over the past several months, Bushehrian studied in China and was active in the internet and social networks. Repeated queries by his family to legal officials produced no results as to the cause of his arrest or his place of imprisonment. In addition, three other activists on social networks, brothers Sassan and Jannati Siavash and Reza Elnaser were arrested in Mashhad. According to the report, the three were arrested leaving the student dorms by several armed agents and were placed in a white Peugot. Siavash Jannatian is a student in the Open University of Mashhad and a blogger. Sassan is also a student activist who was arrested during the elections. Reza Elnaser has a personal blog, kankash, and was summoned in the past by security forces.


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  • Published: 2 years ago on Friday, 31 January 2014
  • By: Iran Daily Brief
  • Last Modified: January 31, 2014 @ 1:52 pm
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