Posted by: bahareiran | November 14, 2010

Iran arrests 3 female lawyers upon their arrival from Turkey

 Three lawyers were arrested in the morning in the Khomeini Airport in Tehran. According to reports, Sara Sabaghian, Maryam Kian Ersi and Maryam Karbasi were arrested by security forces upon their arrival from Turkey in the Khomeini Airport at about 4am.

There are still no reports on where they are being kept or why these three lawyers were arrested. Sara Sabaghian who is a member of the Support Committee for Women’s and Children’s Rights in the Lawyers’ Center, was arrested along with lawyer Mohammad-Ali Dadkhah and a number of other lawyers on July 8, 2010. Sabaghian is one of the lawyers of jailed blogger Hossein Ronaqi. Maryam Kian Ersi is the lawyer of Kobra Najar, a woman who has been sentenced to death by stoning.

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