May 23, 2011

Continuing pressure over supporters of Ayatollah Boroujerdi

HARANA News Agency: In continuing pressure over religious leaders, Ayatollah Bourojerdi`s supporters have been repeatedly threatened by security agents and Intelligence forces, during recent months. According to the HARANA reports, "News organization of Human Rights Activists in Iran", among the six of Ayatollah Bourojerdi's supporters who were arrested last year, Mr. Mohammad Reza Sadeghi is remained in custody while five others like Dr. Roya Araghi, Maryam Azimi, Narges Ghaffarzadeh, Tayebeh Hosseini, and Forogh Hematyar Were released on heavy bails and still wait for trial.

Received reports from across the country suggest that the other fans of this protesting cleric have been repeatedly prosecuted and threatened.
The names of three of them who have the history of arrest and detention by security forces, threatened by telephone, and called to the Special Court are as follows:
- Mrs. Maryam Moazenzadeh, 35 years old, married, MS of chemistry and university lecturer who has a young child. She was arrested two times in 2006 and imprisoned.
-Ms. Laleh Moazenzadeh, single, 25 years old, computer student.
-Mr. Seyed Abbas Tabatabaie Shirazani, 35 years old, Master of Mining Engineering. He was arrested and detained on October 2006.

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