Farhad Zare, Brother of Slain Protester, Arrested to Serve Prison Sentence

07 June 2024 11:00

Hengaw; Friday, June 7, 2024

Farhad Zare, brother of Milad Zare, who was killed during the Woman, Life, Freedom movement, has been arrested to serve his one-year prison sentence and has been transferred to the central prison of Babol.

According to a report received by the Hengaw Organization for Human Rights, on Wednesday, June 5, 2024, Farhad Zare was summoned and arrested by the Execution of Sentences Department in Babol, Mazandaran Province. He has been transferred to Mati-Kola Prison to serve his one-year imprisonment.

Farhad Zare had been repeatedly summoned and threatened by security agencies following his brother’s death. Last month, the Babol Revolutionary Court sentenced him to one year of imprisonment.

Milad Zare, a 26-year-old from Babol, was shot in the back of the head by government forces during the Woman, Life, Freedom movement on September 20, 2022, resulting in his death.

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