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

[Date:] 5 Aban 1388 (27 October 2009)

 

Tehran: Arrest of Mr. Peyman Kashfi

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Mr. Peyman Kashfi was arrested on 27 Mehr 1388 (19 October 2009) in Tehran. On 26 Mehr 1388 (18 October 2009), Mr. Kashfi was ordered to present himself to the Revolutionary Court on 27 Mehr [1388] (19 October [2009]). He presented himself and did not return home that night. When Mr. Kashfi’s family went to court on 28 Mehr [1388] (20 October [2009]) to inquire about his whereabouts, they were told that he had been detained in Ward 209 of Evin Prison; that he was “aware” of his charges, and would not be allowed to have any meeting. Prison officials refused to accept the personal clothing and belongings provided by the family for Mr. Kashfi.