Posted by: bahareiran | October 18, 2010

Iran arrests mother and sister of former detained protester

The mother and sister of Hesam Tarmasi who was arrested after the election protests and was detained in Evin Prison for one year were arrested after security forces raided their home on Saturday night. Hesam Tarmasi was only recently released from prison. He was arrested in a post-election protest march by security forces. After being released from prison, he came down with a kidney and liver illness and has been hospitalized ever since. He was also attacked by unidentified persons and according to his family, the knife he was stabbed with was contaminated with an unknown poison and he contracted a blood infection. His mother and sister were arrested while he was in hospital. His family was not involved in any political or social activities and the reason they were arrested is completely unknown… Termasi is very concerned about his mother and sister. (Kalameh Website – Oct. 13, 2010)

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