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Saturday 01 October 2011

Twenty One Baha'i Citizens Arrested in Esfahan


HRANA News Agency – On Thursday, September 29, 2011, twenty one Baha'i citizens were arrested in Esfahan and taken to an unknown location. Amongst the detainees, there was a 9 year old child .
According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), on Thursday, Iranian security agents arrested the following Baha'i citizens in Esfahan .
1 / Anisa Daneshgar
2 / Arman Rahimi
3 / Ataullah Daneshgar
4 / Darab Yazdani
5 / Dariush Dastpiesh
6 / Dina Safarpour (9 years old )
7 / Fardoas N
8 / Farid Eshtiagh
9 / Farzad Rohani
10 / Fazel Behnam
11 / Heshmatullah Niki
12 / Laleh Namjoian
13 / Lava Daneshgar
14 / Parisa Rahmani
15 / Roheia Hakimon
16 / Saha Behnam
17 / Samira Ghaneh
18 / Shahla Sanaei
19 / Sohela Davardan
20 / Sohela Vahedian
21 /Taj Almalok Janamian
On Saturday, October 1, 2011, Dina Safarpour, Shahla Sanaei, Fardoas Niki, Saha Behnam, Sohela Davardan, Samira Ghaneh, Sohela Vahedian and Taj Almalok Janamian were released. Thirteen other detainees still remain in custody while their whereabouts are unknown .
After these Baha'i citizens were arrested, the houses of Parisa Rahmani, Farzad Rohani and Ataullah Daneshgar were searched and Baha'i religious artifacts were confiscated .

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