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

[Date:] 10 Azar 1388 (1 December 2009)

 

Tonekabon: Search of two Baha’is homes and arrest of one person

Latest news from Iran:

On 30 Aban 1388 (21 November [2009]), Ministry of Intelligence agents raided the home of Mr. Vahid Esmailzadeh in Tonekabon (Mazandaran Province), lashed and beat him, and after searching his home, arrested a guest named Soroush Goshtasbi.

On the same day, another group of agents went to Mr. Mokhtari’s house in Tonekabon and detained him for several hours. No further information is available at this time.