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[Adapted from website:] Baha’i World News Service

[Date:] 19 Shahrivar 1388 (10 September 2009)


Tehran: Arrest of a Baha’i in connection with the civil unrest following the presidential election

Latest news from Iran:

Mr. Payam Shir-Mohammadi, from Tehran, had met with two presidential candidates to discuss Baha’i rights. He was arrested after the election (exact date unknown) and released four days later. During his detention, Mr. Shir-Mohammadi was asked about the reasons for participating in these meetings and the content of his conversations with the candidates.