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July 17, 2012

Confirmation and details of nine arrests in Tehran, one in Shiraz

PCED, July 17

On the July 10, as already reported, the home of `Adel Na`imi ( عادل نعیمی ) in Tehran was raided and he and his wife Elham Faramani ( الهام فراهانی ), and a number of guests, were arrested. One of those guests has been named as Amir Maqami-Farr ( امیر مقامی فر ).

On the same night, security agents with a search warrant and arrest warrant raided the home of Amir Mazidi ( امیر مزیدی ), seizing some personal effects and arresting him. His whereabouts are unknown.

The PCED report also confirms an account previously published here, on the basis of a personal communication: on the morning of July 14, security agents raided the home of Mr. Hamid Eslami ( حمید اسلامی ) in Shiraz. They searched his home, seized some personal possessions, and arrested him. He was taken to the Ministry of Intelligence’s Detention Centre 100 in Shiraz.

Update, July 18: HRANA reports that nine Bahais were arrested in Tehran. Security forces raided the home of Amir Mazidi ( امیر مزیدی ) at about 8 p.m. on July 10 (and arrested him as noted previously). On the following morning they raided the homes and offices of a number of Bahais across Tehran, without search or arrest warrants, in some cases forcing entry. They conducted searches and seized mobile telephones, laptops, computers, cameras, marriage certificates, property deeds, financial documents, personal IDs, bank cheques and family photograph albums. Nine Bahais were arrested: their whereabouts is unknown. In one case, four agents entered a home and, without discussion with the lady of the house, entered the daughter’s bedroom, woke her and arrested her. In another case, 15 agents broke in via a gate, entered the courtyard quietly, and when they reached the house door, they knocked and entered.

Those arrested are:
– `Adel Na`imi ( عادل نعیمی ) and his wife Elham Faramani ( الهام فراهانی )
– Sarang Etehadi and his wife Nasim Ashrafi( سارنگ اتحادی و نسیم اشرفی ),
– Shahab Dehqani and his wife Shamis Mohajer ( شهاب دهقانی و شمیس مهاجر )
– Amir Maqami-Fard( امیر مقامی فرد )
– Amir Mazidi ( امیر مزیدی )
– Zhinous Rahimi ( ژینوس رحیمی )

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